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New York whitewater, St. Regis River - West Branch

St. Lawrence county, Sylvans Falls to Parishville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-V+     7.5 miles
 
Looking for anyone who wants to try out this river this weekend. Says NL

If you're coming from Ogdensburg-Massena it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. This section of St. Regis River - West Branch in St. Lawrence County is 7.5 miles long and it is classified as a class II-V+ section by American Whitewater. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of
    good spots for that around here. The natural beauty of St. Lawrence County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This stretch has has enough mileage, good
for a one day paddling trip. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in New York tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that the rivers in this state are less manageable. This is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. The campgrounds  
here at St. Regis River - West Branch are pretty good.

Briefly about the general area:
The cheerful folks of Parishville like to hang out close by; Higley Flow State Park is a fine place. Summer brings highs in the 80's to St. Regis River - West Branch. Through the moonlight hours it's ordinarily in the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are regularly in the 20's while St. Regis River - West Branch overnight low temperatures through the wintertime are in the 0's. St. Regis River - West Branch gets a common amount of rain. August is when you get the most rain here, and the driest month is February.

St. Regis River - West Branch, Sylvans Falls to Parishville 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 - West Branch.
 Whitewater Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 4 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 7.5 miles long (Sylvans Falls to Parishville)
Trout Brook River, St. Lawrence County, 5 miles away
      Class -blank- - 7 miles long (Route 118 to Reagan Road)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/Franklin County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Fort Jackson to Buckton)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Below Allen Falls to Sandfordville)
St. Regis River, St. Lawrence County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (High Falls to Long Pond Outlet)
Jordan River, St Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II-V - 1.5 miles long (1.5 miles above mouth to mouth)
Deer River, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 11B to Lawrenceville)
Lake Ozonia Outlet, Franklin/ St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Howe Road to Mill Road)
Raquette River, St. Lawrence County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Colton to Brown's Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Titus Mountain, New York , 37 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 46 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 47 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 63 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Snow Ridge, New York , 66 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 22 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 69 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Mont Saint Sauveur, Quebec , 76 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Mont Blanc - Faustin, Quebec , 77 miles away, 983 foot drop, 7 lifts, 36 runs
Woods Valley, New York , 77 miles away, 500 foot drop, 3 lifts, 12 runs
Gray Rocks, Quebec , 78 miles away, 620 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
 Hotels Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Brambles Inn & Gardens, Potsdam , 16 miles away
The Clarkson Inn, Potsdam , 16 miles away
Hampton Inn Potsdam NY, Potsdam , 16 miles away
Super 8 Massena NY, Massena , 18 miles away
Scottish Inns Potsdam, Potsdam , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Santa Clara Riverside RV Park and Campground, Saint Regis Falls, 9 miles away
Higley Flow State Park, Colton, 12 miles away
Walter Pratt Memorial Park, Brasher Falls, 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Higley Flow State Park, New York , 12 miles away
Coles Creek State Park, New York , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Meadowbrook Golf Course, Winthrop , 10 miles away
Potsdam Country Club, Potsdam , 13 miles away
Scott's Golf Course, Potsdam , 13 miles away

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