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New York whitewater, Canaseraga Creek

Steuben Livingston Alleghany county, Canaseraga to Dansville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     8 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New York you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. This stretch of Canaseraga Creek in Steuben/Livingston/Alleghany County is 8 miles long and has been rated as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. The wonderful New York scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream
     make the trip here worthwhile. The campgrounds here at Canaseraga Creek are pretty good. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of rivers for
that. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip. There are a few other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. The starting location is a short drive from Corning, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
A tour to Canaseraga
Creek wouldn’t be complete without a journey to close by Stony Brook State Park, and you'll perhaps meet some folks from Dansville here. Skiing at Swain is one of those things you just must do, and a magnificent location to stop by close by is Poags Hole. Coming to this river is always a good idea. The amount of rain that falls at Canaseraga Creek is close to the national average. Of all the months in a year June is the one with the most rain, and the driest of the months is January. The warmest time of the year at Canaseraga Creek comes with high temperatures in the 80's.

Canaseraga Creek, Canaseraga to Dansville 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 Canaseraga Creek.
 Whitewater Near Canaseraga Creek:
Canaseraga Creek, Steuben/Livingston/Alleghany County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8 miles long (Canaseraga to Dansville)
Sugar Creek, Livingston County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.7 miles long (Headwaters to Canaseraga Creek)
Keshegua Creek, Livingston County, 11 miles away
      Class II+ - 7 miles long (Tuscarora to Sonyea)
Canisteo River, Steuben County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 20 miles long (Canisteo to Addison)
Genesee River, Wyoming/Livingston County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Lee's Landing to St. Helena)
Honeoye Creek, Ontario/Monroe County, 28 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Highway 20 to Highway 65)
Oatka Creek, Genesee/Monroe County, 30 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Leroy to Fort Hill)
 Ski Areas Near Canaseraga Creek:
Swain, New York , 8 miles away, 650 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Bristol Mountain, New York , 26 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Ski Denton, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 59 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Kissing Bridge, New York , 63 miles away, 600 foot drop, 9 lifts, 37 runs
Holiday Valley, New York , 65 miles away, 750 foot drop, 12 lifts, 52 runs
Holimont, New York , 67 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 50 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 88 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Cockaigne, New York , 99 miles away, 430 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near Canaseraga Creek:
Days Inn Hornell NY, Hornell , 8 miles away
Econo Lodge Hornell, Hornell , 9 miles away
Best Western Maple City Inn, Hornell , 11 miles away
Quality Inn Geneseo, Geneseo , 15 miles away
Hampton Inn Geneseo NY, Geneseo , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Canaseraga Creek:
Skybrook Campground, Dansville, 0 miles away
Sun Valley Campsites, Arkport, 2 miles away
Sugar Creek Glen Campground, Dansville, 2 miles away
 Public Lands Near Canaseraga Creek:
Stony Brook State Park, New York , 4 miles away
Letchworth State Park, New York , 18 miles away
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Park, New York , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Canaseraga Creek:
Brae Burn Golf Course, Dansville , 4 miles away
Hornell Golf Club, Hornell , 9 miles away
Twin Hickory Golf Club, Hornell , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Canaseraga Creek
Conesus Lake, Livingston , 14 miles away

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