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New Jersey whitewater, Paulins Kill River

Sussex Warren county, Stillwater to Delaware River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     17 miles
  The Stillwater to Delaware River stretch of Paulins Kill River is 17 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of Sussex Warren County and the cool fresh water have people coming here. There are some good hotels near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system,
    the Stillwater to Delaware River stretch is one of them. This stretch is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so pack your camping stuff. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New Jersey
you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The starting point is not too far from Trenton-Ewing, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, around here you'll find a large number of good spots. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while  
have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of folks from Lafayette here. All through the summer highs here at Paulins Kill River reach the 80's. Once the sun is down it dips down to the 50's. For the period of the winter highs are in the 30's, and night lows at Paulins Kill River during the winter commonly plunge into the 10's. Paulins Kill River is a wet place that gets a good deal of rain. The month of August is the wettest with most of the rain, and February on the other hand is the driest.

Paulins Kill River, Stillwater to Delaware River 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 Paulins Kill River.
 Whitewater Near Paulins Kill River:
Paulins Kill River, Sussex Warren County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 17 miles long (Stillwater to Delaware River)
India Brook, Morris County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 1 miles long (Upstream to Mountainside Road)
Lamington River, Morris County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.8 miles long (Chester to Pottersville)
Clove Brook, Sussex County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Colesville to Route 651)
Raritan River - North Branch, Morris / Somerset County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.6 miles long (West of Mendham to North of Far Hills)
Pequest River, Warren County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Great Meadows to Delaware River)
Lamington River, Somerset Hunterdon County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Rt 512 at Pottersville to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
Hornbeck's Creek, Pike County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1.8 miles long (Emery's Road to Route 209)
Pequannock River, Passaic Morris County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16 miles long (Route 51 to Alt Route 511)
Raymondskill Creek, Pike County, 18 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (SR 2009 to Route 209)
 Ski Areas Near Paulins Kill River:
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 16 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 17 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 30 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 32 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 35 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 42 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 43 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
 Marinas Near Paulins Kill River:
Marina Beach Three, Sparta , 3 miles away
Johnny's Marina, Hopatcong , 5 miles away
Lake's End Marina, Stanhope , 6 miles away
Beebe Marina, Lake Hopatcong , 6 miles away
Bridge Marina, Lake Hopatcong , 6 miles away
 Hotels Near Paulins Kill River:
Wooden Duck Inn, Newton , 3 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites NEWTON SPARTA, Newton , 4 miles away
Econo Lodge Newton, Newton , 5 miles away
Residence Inn Mt. Olive at International Trade Center, Stanhope , 6 miles away
Whistling Swan Inn, Stanhope , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Paulins Kill River:
Panther Lake Camping Resort, Andover, 4 miles away
Great Divide Campground, Newton, 6 miles away
Windy Acres Campground, Hampton Twp, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Paulins Kill River:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 19 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 19 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 19 miles away
Goose Pond Mountain State Park, New York , 37 miles away
Sterling Forest State Park, New York , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Paulins Kill River:
Rolling Greens Golf Club, Newton , 1 miles away
Lake Mohawk Golf Club, Sparta , 2 miles away
Culver Lake Golf Club, Branchville , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Paulins Kill River
Clearwater Lake, Sussex , 1 miles away
Wolf Lake, Sussex , 3 miles away
Tomahawk Lake, Sussex , 3 miles away

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