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New York whitewater, Mombaccus Creek

Ulster county, Cherrytown to Boyce Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III(V+)     6 miles
  The Cherrytown to Boyce Road section of Mombaccus Creek in New York is 6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III(V+) section. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Kingston. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New York you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so don't forget that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. The Cherrytown to Boyce Road
    section is the only paddling section along Mombaccus Creek. The wonderful Ulster County scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. A bit of exercise and spending
some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. The campgrounds here at Mombaccus Creek are pretty good. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good spots. This is a pretty decent length section, good for a one day paddling trip.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
The Vernooy Falls Trail offers hiking at its best, and the good folks of Kerhonkson like to hang out nearby. There's good hiking along the Kanape Jeep Trail; Minnewaska State Park Preserve is a good place to check out on a pretty day. This is a really good river. Summertime at Mombaccus Creek arrives with high temperatures in the 70's. Once the sun is down it descends down to the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 20's with temperatures at Mombaccus Creek dipping down into the 0's during winter nights. Mombaccus Creek is a quite wet place generally with a lot of rain.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Mombaccus Creek.
 Whitewater Near Mombaccus Creek:
Rochester Creek, Ulster County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.5 miles long (Liebhardt to Mill Brook)
Peters Kill River, Ulster County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5.5 miles long (Minnewaska to Rondout Creek)
Vernooy Kill River, Ulster County, 6 miles away
      Class II-V - 7.3 miles long (End of Lundy Road)
Rondout Creek, Ulster County, 8 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 5 miles long (Lackawack to US 209)
Rondout Creek, Ulster/ Sullivan County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 8.5 miles long (Buttermilk Falls Brook to Rondout)
Rondout Creek, Ulster County, 11 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (High Falls Dam to Wallkill River)
Woodland Creek, Ulster County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.2 miles long (Woodland Valley Campground to Esopus River)
Beer Kill River - West Branch, Ulster County, 14 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (End of Greenfield Road Loop to end)
Coxing Kill River, Ulster County, 14 miles away
      Class IV(V+) - 2.5 miles long (Route 44/55 and downstream)
Wallkill River, Orange/ Ulster County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 30 miles long (Walden to mouth)
 Ski Areas Near Mombaccus Creek:
Hunter Mountain, New York , 21 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Belleayre, New York , 22 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 24 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 25 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 29 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 29 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 35 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 35 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 35 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Thunder Ridge, New York , 52 miles away, 500 foot drop, 4 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Mombaccus Creek:
Hudson Valley Resort And Spa, Kerhonkson , 3 miles away
Minnewaska Lodge, Gardiner , 8 miles away
Honors Haven Resort And Spa, Ellenville , 9 miles away
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz , 10 miles away
The 1850 House Inn And Tavern, Rosendale Village , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Mombaccus Creek:
Rondout Valley Camping Resort, Accord, 3 miles away
So-hi Campground, Accord, 6 miles away
Sunshine Acres Camp & Conferen, Napanoch, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Mombaccus Creek:
Kanape Jeep Trail, Ulster , 6 miles away
Vernooy Falls Trail, Ulster , 6 miles away
Comfort Trail, Orange , 13 miles away
Phoenicia Trail, Ulster , 13 miles away
Willow Trail, Ulster , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Mombaccus Creek:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 56 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 56 miles away
Minnewaska State Park Preserve, New York , 5 miles away
Goose Pond Mountain State Park, New York , 23 miles away
Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park, New York , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Mombaccus Creek:
Rondout Country Club, Accord , 5 miles away
Shawangunk Country Club, Ellenville , 10 miles away
Stone Dock Golf Course, High Falls , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Mombaccus Creek
Tillson Lake, Ulster , 8 miles away
Ashokan Reservoir, Ulster , 8 miles away
Cooper Lake, Ulster , 15 miles away

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