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New Jersey whitewater, Delaware River

Hunterdon Bucks county, Scudders Falls Recreation Area section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II+     0.25 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Trenton-Ewing, as you can see on the road map further down. The Scudders Falls Recreation Area section of Delaware River is 0.25 miles long and has been rated as a class II+ section by American Whitewater. This stretch is very short so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling
    places. There are nice comfortable hotels here, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. The
wonderful New Jersey scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Delaware River are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Scudders Falls Recreation Area section is one of them. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding.

Briefly about the
general area:
Put some time aside to spend at Scudders Falls since you're here at Delaware River. Delaware River is not far at all from Titusville. Delaware River gets a great deal of water. The month with most of the rain is July, and the driest of the months is February. Through the summertime months here at Delaware River, high temperatures usually get into the 80's; the overnight is rather cooler of course, commonly in the 60's. Highs throughout the wintertime are mostly in the 30's with temperatures at Delaware River dipping down into the 20's during winter nights.

Delaware River, Scudders Falls Recreation Area 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 Delaware River.
 Whitewater Near Delaware River:
Delaware River, Hunterdon/Bucks County, 0 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.25 miles long (Scudders Falls Recreation Area)
Delaware River, Hunterdon / Bucks County, 8 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.25 miles long (Lambertville Wing Dam)
Wickecheoke Creek, Hunterdon County, 14 miles away
      Class III-IV - 14 miles long (Upper Creek Road in Delaware to Covered Bridge)
Lockatong Creek, Hunterdon County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13 miles long (Right upstream of Idell to Raven Rock Road)
Tohickon Creek, Bucks County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.8 miles long (Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant)
Whitewater Outfitter - Delaware River Tubing, Hunterdon County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon Somerset County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (High Bridge to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
Rockaway Creek, Hunterdon County, 23 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.5 miles long (Mountainville to McCrea Mills)
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon County, 23 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.6 miles long (Hoffman's Bridge to Readingsburg)
Lamington River, Somerset Hunterdon County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Rt 512 at Pottersville to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
 Ski Areas Near Delaware River:
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 44 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 52 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 54 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 54 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 55 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 55 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 55 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 55 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 64 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Delaware River:
Curtin Marina, Burlington , 10 miles away
Snug Harbour Marina, Croydon , 10 miles away
Salem Harbour Marina, Bensalem , 10 miles away
Neshaminy State Marina, Bristol , 10 miles away
Bordentown Yacht Club, Bordentown , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Delaware River:
Hampton Inn - Suites Newtown, Yardley , 3 miles away
Courtyard Ewing Princeton, Ewing , 3 miles away
Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Oxford Valley, Langhorne , 4 miles away
Courtyard Philadelphia Langhorne, Langhorne , 4 miles away
Holiday Inn Express PHILADELPHIA NE - LANGHORNE, Langhorne , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Delaware River:
Bucks County Country Day Schl, Yardley, 3 miles away
Camp Dynomite, Flemington, 15 miles away
Bulls Island - Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, Lumberville, 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Delaware River:
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, New Lisbon - NJ , 22 miles away
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Bethlehem - PA , 43 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Delaware River:
Mountain View Golf Course, Ewing , 2 miles away
Mountain View Public Golf, Ewing , 2 miles away
Oxford Valley Public Golf Course, Fairless Hills , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Delaware River
Core Creek Reservoir, Bucks , 5 miles away
Ceva Lake, Mercer , 5 miles away
Aquetong Lake, Bucks , 11 miles away

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