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Pennsylvania whitewater, Raymondskill Creek

Pike county, SR 2009 to Route 209 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V+     1 miles
  The SR 2009 to Route 209 section of Raymondskill Creek is 1 miles long and it is classified as a class V+ section by American Whitewater. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania and the water flowing gracefully down Raymondskill Creek beats anything. There are nice comfortable hotels here, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from East Stroudsburg, if you're not familiar
    with the area there's a road map further down the page. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Pennsylvania are often easier than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that lots
of rivers in this state are good for beginners. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. The campgrounds here at Raymondskill Creek are pretty good. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too.

Briefly about the general
 
area:
You'll meet a lot of folks from Milford here, and on a good day you can take a hike along the Bald Hill Trail. Delaware National Scenic River is one of the destinations right next door to Raymondskill Creek that are delightful to go to. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a perfect spot to pop by, and no need to travel far to visit out of the ordinary stuff like The Cliff. Raymondskill Falls is a wonderful local attraction, and if the weather is magnificent, you can go for a hike along the Lost Cabin Trail. Summertime at Raymondskill Creek arrives with high temperatures in the 70's.

Raymondskill Creek, SR 2009 to Route 209 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 Raymondskill Creek.
 Whitewater Near Raymondskill Creek:
Raymondskill Creek, Pike County, 1 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (SR 2009 to Route 209)
Hornbeck's Creek, Pike County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1.8 miles long (Emery's Road to Route 209)
Delaware River, Sullivan/ Orange/ Pike County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Mongaup Wave)
Mongaup River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.9 miles long (Rio Dam to Delaware River)
Clove Brook, Sussex County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Colesville to Route 651)
Shohola Creek, Pike County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9.5 miles long (Shohola Falls Park to Mouth)
Bush Kill Creek, Pike/Monroe County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 25 miles long (Pickeral Lake to Bushkill)
Neversink River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Oakland Valley to US Route 209)
Lackawaxen River, Pike County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Above Delaware confluence)
Pequest River, Warren County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Great Meadows to Delaware River)
 Ski Areas Near Raymondskill Creek:
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 21 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 24 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 24 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 26 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 28 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 34 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 38 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
 Marinas Near Raymondskill Creek:
Marina Beach Three, Sparta , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Raymondskill Creek:
Red Carpet Inn Milford, Milford , 3 miles away
Milford Motel, Milford , 4 miles away
Scottish Inns Milford, Milford , 8 miles away
Hampton Inn Matamoras-Milford PA, Matamoras , 9 miles away
BEST WESTERN Inn At Hunt's Landing, Matamoras , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Raymondskill Creek:
River Beach Campsites, Milford, 3 miles away
Del Water Gap National Recreation Area - Dingmans Camp Ground, Layton, 4 miles away
Stokes State Forest - Haskins Group, Wallpack Center, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Raymondskill Creek:
Lost Cabin Trail, Pike , 6 miles away
Bald Hill Trail, Pike , 8 miles away
Maple Brook Trail, Pike , 9 miles away
Flat Ridge Trail, Pike , 12 miles away
Bald Barren Trail, Pike , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Raymondskill Creek:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 9 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 9 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 9 miles away
Lake Superior State Park, New York , 21 miles away
Big Pocono State Park, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Raymondskill Creek:
Hidden Acres Golf Course, Montague , 3 miles away
High Point Country Club, Montague , 6 miles away
Eagle Ridge Golf Course, Lakewood , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Raymondskill Creek
Lake Shawanni, Sussex , 6 miles away
Lake Ocquittunk, Sussex , 6 miles away
Crandon Lakes, Sussex , 9 miles away

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