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New York whitewater, Hudson River

Saratoga Warren county, Sherman Island to Feeder Dam section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-V     6.4 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Saratoga/Warren County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in New York tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. This stretch of Hudson River in New York is 6.4 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class
    I-V section of whitewater. The put-in is not too far from Glens Falls, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling
rivers. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. This stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Places like Saratoga Spa State Park are magnificent to check out, and
at Hudson River you always meet someone from Glens Falls. On a lovely day you can visit Haviland Cove Beach next to Hudson River, and delightful skiing awaits you at West Mountain. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Moreau Lake State Park is a picturesque spot any time of year. Hudson River mostly gets a large amount of precipitation. November is the month that gets the most rain, and February is the month with the least moisture. During the summer months highs here at Hudson River reach the 70's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 20's, and nighttime lows at Hudson River during the winter frequently dip into the 0's.

Hudson River, Sherman Island to Feeder Dam road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Hudson River.
 Whitewater Near Hudson River:
Hudson River, Saratoga/Warren County, 2 miles away
      Class I-V - 6.4 miles long (Sherman Island to Feeder Dam)
Hudson River, Saratoga/Warren County, 2 miles away
      Class I - 2.15 miles long (Feeder Dam to Glens Falls)
Hudson River, Saratoga/Warren County, 5 miles away
      Class I-V - 3.6 miles long (Spier Falls to Sherman Island)
Whitewater Outfitter - Tubby Tubes, Warren County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Fish Creek, Saratoga County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Burgoyne to Schuylerville)
Whitewater Outfitter - Hudson River Rafting, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Adirondack River Outfitters, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Sacandaga Outdoor Center, Saratoga County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Schroon River, Warren County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Warrensburg to Thurman Station)
Sacandaga River, Saratoga County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.5 miles long (Stewarts Bridge Reservoir to Hudson River)
 Ski Areas Near Hudson River:
West Mountain, New York , 3 miles away, 1010 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Hickory Ski Center, New York , 13 miles away, 1280 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
Willard Mountain, New York , 18 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 29 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Jiminy Peak, Massachusetts , 46 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 9 lifts, 45 runs
Snow Valley, Vermont , 50 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 7 runs
Bousquet, Massachusetts , 52 miles away, 750 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
Bromley Mountain, Vermont , 53 miles away, 1334 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 55 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Stratton, Vermont , 55 miles away, 2003 foot drop, 16 lifts, 90 runs
 Marinas Near Hudson River:
Dockside Landing Marine Center, Lake George , 7 miles away
Dunham's Bay Boat & Beach Club, Lake George , 9 miles away
Harris Bay Yacht Club, Lake George , 10 miles away
Castaway Marina, Queensbury , 10 miles away
Boats by George Marina, Cleverdale , 10 miles away
 Beaches Near Hudson River:
Haviland Cove Beach, Warren , 3 miles away
 Hotels Near Hudson River:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites QUEENSBURY - LAKE GEORGE AREA, Queensbury , 1 miles away
Super 8 Queensbury Glens Falls, Queensbury , 1 miles away
Days Inn Queensbury/Lake George, Queensbury , 1 miles away
Ramada Queensbury/Lake George, Queensbury , 2 miles away
Econo Lodge Glens Falls, Glens Falls , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Hudson River:
Adirondack Gateway RV Resort, Gansevoort, 2 miles away
American Campground, Gansevoort, 3 miles away
Lake George Campsite, Queensbury, 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Hudson River:
Moreau Lake State Park, New York , 2 miles away
Saratoga Spa State Park, New York , 12 miles away
Peebles Island State Park, New York , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Hudson River:
Bay Meadows Golf Club, Glens Falls , 4 miles away
Tee Bird South, South Glens Falls , 4 miles away
The Evergreens Indoor Golf, Lake George , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Hudson River
Moreau Lake, Saratoga , 3 miles away
Gay Pond, Warren , 11 miles away
Trout Lake, Warren , 13 miles away

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