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New York whitewater, Hudson River

Essex Hamilton Warren county, Riparius to Glen section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     8 miles
 
This stretch of the Hudson River should be run when the guage at North Creek is at least 4' so that all sections are easily passable. Watch out for the Diagonal Rapids.† That area should be scouted from shore.† Check with local guides as to the landmarks for determining these rapids location.† There is a B & B right at the take out for this section.† The Glen Lodge / Wold Waters Outdoor Center.† You could stay there and probably work out
    a shuttle with the owners to get you to the put in.† They also offer guide service and instruction. Says Brian Palmer

Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New York is often tougher than elsewhere, so if you're not
from around here don't forget that rivers here are less forgiving. The Riparius to Glen stretch of Hudson River in New York is 8 miles long and is a class III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The put-in location is a short drive from Glens Falls, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is  
an area with plenty of rivers for that. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. The Riparius to Glen section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. On this section you do get some distance, it's good length for a morning trip. The beauty of the Adirondack Mountains is a great plus for this river.

Hudson River, Riparius to Glen road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Hudson River.
 Whitewater Near Hudson River:
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildwaters Limited, Warren County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildwaters Outdoor Center, Warren County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Glen Creek, warren County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (Above Diprill Road bridge to G)
Hudson River, Essex/ Hamilton/ Warren County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (Riparius to Glen)
Mill Creek, Warren County, 4 miles away
      Class V - 5 miles long (Johnsburg above Wevertown to Hudson River)
North Creek, Warren County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V - 1 miles long (Back to Sodom Road)
Trout Brook River, Warren County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 4 miles long (Alder Brook Road to Pottersville)
Schroon River, Warren County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Starbuckville to Riverbank)
Schroon River, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Warrensburg to Thurman Station)
Stony Creek, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Roaring Branch to Hudson River)
 Ski Areas Near Hudson River:
Hickory Ski Center, New York , 8 miles away, 1280 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 10 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
West Mountain, New York , 19 miles away, 1010 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 37 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Willard Mountain, New York , 39 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 41 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Titus Mountain, New York , 63 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Snow Valley, Vermont , 66 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 7 runs
Jiminy Peak, Massachusetts , 67 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 9 lifts, 45 runs
Bromley Mountain, Vermont , 68 miles away, 1334 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
 Marinas Near Hudson River:
Palmer Brothers Marina, Brant Lake , 11 miles away
Schroon Lake Marina, Schroon Lake , 14 miles away
Dockside Landing Marine Center, Lake George , 15 miles away
Sawmill Bay Marina, Bolton Landing , 16 miles away
Majestic Mountain Marina, Hadley , 17 miles away
 Beaches Near Hudson River:
Jones Beach, Essex , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Hudson River:
Merrill Magee Inn, Warrensburg , 9 miles away
Super 8 Lake George/Warrensburg Area, Lake George , 10 miles away
Econo Lodge Downtown, Lake George , 15 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Lake George, Lake George , 15 miles away
Pine Brook Motel, Lake George , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Hudson River:
Camp Dippikill Office, Warrensburg, 3 miles away
Smoke Rise Campsites, Chestertown, 3 miles away
Daggett Lake Campsite, Warrensburg, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Hudson River:
Spectacle Pond Trail, Essex , 15 miles away
Oregon Trail, Warren , 18 miles away
Pharoah Mountain Trail, Essex , 19 miles away
Long Swing Trail, Essex , 19 miles away
Peaked Hill Trail, Essex , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Hudson River:
Moreau Lake State Park, New York , 22 miles away
Saratoga Spa State Park, New York , 28 miles away
D.A.R. State Park, Vermont , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Hudson River:
Green Mansions Golf Club, Chestertown , 6 miles away
Cronin's Driving Range, Warrensburg , 7 miles away
Thousand Acres Golf Club, Stony Creek , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Hudson River
Loon Lake, Warren , 4 miles away
Pack Forest Lake, Warren , 5 miles away
Gay Pond, Warren , 11 miles away

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