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New York whitewater, Jenny Creek

St. Lawrence county, Jayville Road to Pitcairn section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V+     5 miles
  This section of Jenny Creek in St. Lawrence County is 5 miles long and has been rated as a class IV-V+ section by American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of St. Lawrence County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. The starting location is a short drive from Ogdensburg-Massena, as you can see on the road map further down. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations
    in advance you're all set. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Jayville Road to Pitcairn section is one of them. This stretch is mid
length, suitable for an afternoon trip. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in New York are harder than the national norm, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of spots for that.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Jenny Creek you'll possibly meet some people from Harrisville.
High temperatures at Jenny Creek throughout the long summer days are in the 80's; the nighttime is rather chillier of course, generally in the 50's. For the period of the wintertime this place gets highs in the 20's, and nighttime lows in the 0's for Jenny Creek. A normal amount of precipitation falls here at Jenny Creek. August is when you get the most rain here, and February is the month with the least moisture.

Jenny Creek, Jayville Road to Pitcairn 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 Jenny Creek.
 Whitewater Near Jenny Creek:
Jenny Creek, St. Lawrence County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Jayville Road to Pitcairn)
Oswegatchie River - Middle Branch, Lewis County, 5 miles away
      Class I-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Bryants Bridge to Fish Creek)
Oswegatchie River - West Branch, Lewis County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 7 miles long (Bisha Falls to Jerden Falls)
Oswegatchie River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 8 miles away
      Class I-V - 4.5 miles long (Fullerville to Oswegatchie)
Little River, St. Lawrence County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.2 miles long (Aldrich to Oswegatchie)
Oswegatchie River - East Branch, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 14 miles long (Flat Rock to Edwards)
Beaver River, Lewis County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (Taylorville Section)
Elm Creek, St. Lawrence County, 13 miles away
      Class -blank- - 6.5 miles long (Fairbanks Corners to Cousintown Road)
Plumb Brook, St. Lawrence County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 4.5 miles long (Blanchard Hill Road to Grass River)
Beaver River, Lewis County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Eagle Section)
 Ski Areas Near Jenny Creek:
Snow Ridge, New York , 29 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 22 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 30 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Woods Valley, New York , 44 miles away, 500 foot drop, 3 lifts, 12 runs
Dry Hill, New York , 48 miles away, 300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Titus Mountain, New York , 76 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 78 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Camp Fortune - Ste. Marie, Quebec , 79 miles away, 650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
Mont Cascades, Quebec , 82 miles away, 525 foot drop, 17 lifts, 15 runs
Toggenburg, New York , 83 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Edelweiss, Quebec , 84 miles away, 656 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
 Hotels Near Jenny Creek:
Best Western University Inn, Canton , 22 miles away
Comfort Suites Canton, Canton , 23 miles away
Pleasant Night Inn, Carthage , 28 miles away
Adirondack Lodge Old Forge, Old Forge , 29 miles away
Scottish Inns Potsdam, Potsdam , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Jenny Creek:
Streeter Lake, Oswegatchie, 13 miles away
Branaugh Road, Croghan, 13 miles away
Adirondack 1000 Islands Campground, Natural Bridge, 17 miles away
 Trails Near Jenny Creek:
Post Henderson Trail, St. Lawrence , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Jenny Creek:
Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome - NY , 50 miles away
Eel Weir State Park, New York , 28 miles away
Whetstone Gulf State Park, New York , 28 miles away
Higley Flow State Park, New York , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Jenny Creek:
Sayles John M Memorial Golf Course, Star Lake , 15 miles away
Emerald Greens, Gouverneur , 16 miles away
Clifton-Fine Golf Course, Star Lake , 16 miles away

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