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New Jersey whitewater, Clove Brook

Sussex county, Colesville to Route 651 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     1.5 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New Jersey is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The Colesville to Route 651 section of Clove Brook in New Jersey is 1.5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class IV-V section of whitewater. The scenic beauty of Sussex County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming
    here. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. If you'll be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Some people
prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. The Colesville to Route 651 section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. The starting point is not too far from Kingston, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the  
page. This is a pretty short section so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Clove Brook you'll possibly meet some folks from Sussex, and why not head up to Mountain Creek and strap some skis to your feet. If the weather is good here at Clove Brook, you can go for a hike along the Lost Cabin Trail. Clove Brook mostly gets a good deal of rainfall. For the period of May this area sees the most rain, and the driest month is February. At Clove Brook during the summertime highs are in the 80's with overnight lows in the 50's.

Clove Brook, Colesville to Route 651 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Clove Brook.
 Whitewater Near Clove Brook:
Clove Brook, Sussex County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Colesville to Route 651)
Delaware River, Sullivan/ Orange/ Pike County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Mongaup Wave)
Neversink River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Oakland Valley to US Route 209)
Mongaup River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.9 miles long (Rio Dam to Delaware River)
Raymondskill Creek, Pike County, 15 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (SR 2009 to Route 209)
Paulins Kill River, Sussex Warren County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 17 miles long (Stillwater to Delaware River)
Pequannock River, Passaic Morris County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16 miles long (Route 51 to Alt Route 511)
Hornbeck's Creek, Pike County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1.8 miles long (Emery's Road to Route 209)
Neversink River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 19 miles away
      Class II-IV - 13 miles long (Rock Hill to Oakland Valley)
Sandburg Creek, Sullivan/ Ulster County, 23 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (Falls below Mountain Dale to Old 20)
 Ski Areas Near Clove Brook:
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 10 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 12 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 19 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 24 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 29 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 33 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Belleayre, New York , 46 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
 Marinas Near Clove Brook:
Marina Beach Three, Sparta , 13 miles away
Beebe Marina, Lake Hopatcong , 16 miles away
Bridge Marina, Lake Hopatcong , 16 miles away
Johnny's Marina, Hopatcong , 17 miles away
Lee's County Park Marina, Mount Arlington , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Clove Brook:
Days Inn Port Jervis, Port Jervis , 5 miles away
Best Western Inn At Hunt's Landing, Matamoras , 7 miles away
Hampton Inn Matamoras-Milford PA, Matamoras , 7 miles away
Quality Inn Near Mountain Creek, Vernon , 8 miles away
Mineral Resort And Spa, Hamburg , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clove Brook:
Pleasant Acres Farm Campground, Sussex, 0 miles away
Rayewood Rv Center, Sussex, 2 miles away
Rutherford Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Matamoras, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Clove Brook:
Lost Cabin Trail, Pike , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Clove Brook:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 22 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 22 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 21 miles away
Lake Superior State Park, New York , 27 miles away
Goose Pond Mountain State Park, New York , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Clove Brook:
Tamaqua Golf Course, Unionville , 6 miles away
Port Jervis Country Club, Port Jervis , 6 miles away
Ballyowen Golf Club, Franklin , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Clove Brook
Lake Neepaulin, Sussex , 3 miles away
Lake Ocquittunk, Sussex , 9 miles away
Silver Lake, Sussex , 10 miles away

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