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New York whitewater, Stony Clove Creek

Greene Ulster county, Confluence of Warner Creek and Siver Creek to Esopus River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     3.5 miles
 
I JUST CANT BELIEVE THEY RATE STONY CLOVE CREEK THIS NUMBER. AS FAR AS I KNOW, THERE IS REALLY NO WHITEWATER IN THE CREEK. NONE TO SPEAK OF. FISHED THIS CREEK A LOT & NEVER SAW VERY FAST MOVING WATERS. JUST DONT UNDERSTAND. Says JEFF COSTIGAN

Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New York is often more difficult than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The scenic
    beauty of Greene/ Ulster County and the water flowing gracefully down Stony Clove Creek beats anything. This section of Stony Clove Creek is 3.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III-IV
section. The Confluence of Warner Creek and Siver Creek to Esopus River section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This is a bit of a short stretch so better bring some good walking shoes. The starting location is a short drive from Kingston, there's a road map further  
down the page with more info on that. The Catskill Mountains scenery is wonderful. There's camping available near Stony Clove Creek. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that.

Briefly about the general area:
A fine spot close to Stony Clove Creek is Ox Clove, and you'll probably meet some people from Chichester here. All the outdoors enjoyable things in the Catskill Mountains will keep you coming back again and again. Hiking is a popular thing to do around Stony Clove Creek; Phoenicia Trail is a good local trail.

Stony Clove Creek, Confluence of Warner Creek and Siver Creek to Esopus River road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Stony Clove Creek.
 Whitewater Near Stony Clove Creek:
Stony Clove Creek, Greene/ Ulster County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Confluence of Warner Creek and Siver Creek to Esopus River)
Woodland Creek, Ulster County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.2 miles long (Woodland Valley Campground to Esopus River)
West Kill River, Greene County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.7 miles long (Albinos Pizzeria to Schoharie Creek)
Esopus Creek, ulster County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Allaben portal to Mt. Pleasant)
East Kill River, Greene County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5 miles long (Route 296 bridge to Jewett Center)
Schoharie Creek, Greene County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Lexington to Prattsville)
Esopus Creek, Ulster County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 17 miles long (Big Indian to Boiceville)
Saw Kill River, Ulster County, 10 miles away
      Class II-V - 5.5 miles long (Meads Mountain Road bridge to Chestnut Hill Road)
Batavia Kill River, Greene County, 10 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 5.7 miles long (Swinging Bridge to Route 23-A bridge)
Rondout Creek, Ulster/ Sullivan County, 11 miles away
      Class II-IV - 8.5 miles long (Buttermilk Falls Brook to Rondout)
 Ski Areas Near Stony Clove Creek:
Hunter Mountain, New York , 9 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 11 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Belleayre, New York , 14 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 26 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 32 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 43 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 44 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 48 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 48 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Catamount, Massachusetts , 57 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 7 lifts, 29 runs
 Hotels Near Stony Clove Creek:
Winwood Inn, Windham , 12 miles away
Sunview Motel LLC, Union , 14 miles away
Hudson Valley Resort And Spa, Kerhonkson , 17 miles away
Hurley Stone House, Hurley , 18 miles away
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz , 20 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Stony Clove Creek:
Phoenicia Black Bear Campground & RV Park, Phoenicia, Kingston, 1 miles away
Sleepy Hollow Camp Site, Phoenicia, 1 miles away
Romer Mountain Park, Phoenicia, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Stony Clove Creek:
Phoenicia Trail, Ulster , 2 miles away
Willow Trail, Ulster , 3 miles away
Spruceton Trail, Greene , 7 miles away
Kanape Jeep Trail, Ulster , 9 miles away
Vernooy Falls Trail, Ulster , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Stony Clove Creek:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 61 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 65 miles away
Minnewaska State Park Preserve, New York , 19 miles away
Mine Kill State Park, New York , 21 miles away
Max V. Shaul State Park, New York , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Stony Clove Creek:
Windham Country Club, Windham , 11 miles away
Onteora Club, Tannersville , 13 miles away
Colonial Country Club, Tannersville , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Stony Clove Creek
Cooper Lake, Ulster , 8 miles away
Ashokan Reservoir, Ulster , 10 miles away
Onteora Lake, Ulster , 16 miles away

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