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New York whitewater, St. Regis River

St. Lawrence county, Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     11 miles
  The Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena stretch of St. Regis River in New York is 11 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-III section. If you're coming from Ogdensburg-Massena it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so
    keep in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. This is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to
one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The scenic beauty of St. Lawrence County and the water flowing gracefully down St. Regis River will make you feel great. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so why not pack your sleeping bag too. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature  
are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
At St. Regis River you always meet someone from Brasher Falls, and one of the best things about this place is its proximity to Barnhart Island Beach. Spend the day on the beach at Massena Beach since you're here at St. Regis River. St. Regis River is a good place of normal precipitation. The month with most of the rain is August, and February is when it's the driest. Summer brings highs in the 80's to St. Regis River. Once the sun is down it falls down to the 50's. Throughout the wintertime highs are ordinarily in the 20's while the cold winter nights at St.

St. Regis River, Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena 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 St. Regis River.
 Whitewater Near St. Regis River:
St. Regis River, St. Lawrence County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/Franklin County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Fort Jackson to Buckton)
Trout Brook River, St. Lawrence County, 8 miles away
      Class -blank- - 7 miles long (Route 118 to Reagan Road)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Below Allen Falls to Sandfordville)
Deer River, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 11B to Lawrenceville)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 7.5 miles long (Sylvans Falls to Parishville)
Lake Ozonia Outlet, Franklin/ St. Lawrence County, 15 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Howe Road to Mill Road)
Raquette River, Franklin County, 17 miles away
      Class II - 2 miles long (Sugar Island)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/ Franklin County, 18 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 10.4 miles long (St. Regis Falls to Fort Jackson)
Raquette River, Franklin County, 18 miles away
      Class II - 1 miles long (Hannawa Falls dam to powerhouse)
 Ski Areas Near St. Regis River:
Titus Mountain, New York , 37 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 51 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 58 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Mont Blanc - Faustin, Quebec , 65 miles away, 983 foot drop, 7 lifts, 36 runs
Gray Rocks, Quebec , 66 miles away, 620 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Mont Saint Sauveur, Quebec , 67 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 67 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Tremblant, Quebec , 68 miles away, 2131 foot drop, 13 lifts, 92 runs
Snow Ridge, New York , 74 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 22 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 78 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
 Beaches Near St. Regis River:
Barnhart Island Beach, St. Lawrence , 9 miles away
Massena Beach, St. Lawrence , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near St. Regis River:
Super 8 Massena NY, Massena , 9 miles away
Quality Inn Massena, Massena , 9 miles away
Econo Lodge Massena, Massena , 13 miles away
Brambles Inn & Gardens, Potsdam , 17 miles away
Hampton Inn Potsdam NY, Potsdam , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near St. Regis River:
Walter Pratt Memorial Park, Brasher Falls, 7 miles away
Massena International, Massena, 8 miles away
Hillside Motel and Kampground, Massena, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near St. Regis River:
Higley Flow State Park, New York , 19 miles away
Coles Creek State Park, New York , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near St. Regis River:
Meadowbrook Golf Course, Winthrop , 3 miles away
Cedar View Golf Course, Massena , 5 miles away
Cedar View Golf Club, Massena , 5 miles away

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