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New York whitewater, Center Brook/Middle Brook

Delaware county, West Harpersfield section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     7 miles
  The starting location is a short drive from Oneonta. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so better not forget that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. The West Harpersfield stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.
    There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The beautiful scenery of Delaware County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This section
of Center Brook/Middle Brook in New York is 7 miles long and it is classified as a class I-III section by American Whitewater. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. The beauty of the Catskill Mountains is a great plus for this river. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. This section is long enough  
to enjoy a good non stop paddle, it's perfect for a one day trip.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Center Brook/Middle Brook you will meet lots of people from close by Harpersfield. Head up to Ski Plattekill and strap some skis to your feet. An average amount of rainfall falls at Center Brook/Middle Brook. June is the wettest month with most rain, and February is the month with the least moisture. At Center Brook/Middle Brook during the summertime months highs are in the 80's; through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. During the wintertime highs are typically in the 30's, and night lows at Center Brook/Middle Brook all through the wintertime ordinarily sink into the 10's.


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These outdoors activities are available near Center Brook/Middle Brook.
 Whitewater Near Center Brook/Middle Brook:
Center Brook/Middle Brook, Delaware County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (West Harpersfield)
Kortright Creek, Delaware County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.3 miles long (Route 10 bridge to Charlotte Creek)
Platte Kill River, Delaware County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6 miles long (DAvenue Taylor's Farm)
Tremper Kill River, Delaware County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.3 miles long (Below Andes to gauging station)
Delaware River - West Branch, Delaware County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 18 miles long (Delhi to Walton)
West Kill River, Schoharie County, 16 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 4.3 miles long (Betty Brock junction to Route 30 b)
Delaware River - East Branch, Delaware County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Halcottsville to Margaretville)
Batavia Kill River, Delaware County, 17 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Roxbury Run bridge to Route 30 bridge)
West Creek, Schoharie County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 5 miles long (Bridge Close to Hyndsville to Route 7)
Cobleskill Creek, Schoharie County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 13 miles long (Warnerville to Sidney Corners)
 Ski Areas Near Center Brook/Middle Brook:
Ski Plattekill, New York , 10 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Belleayre, New York , 23 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 35 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Hunter Mountain, New York , 39 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 43 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 59 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 60 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Woods Valley, New York , 62 miles away, 500 foot drop, 3 lifts, 12 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 66 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 66 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
 Hotels Near Center Brook/Middle Brook:
The Colonial BampB At Stamford, Stamford , 10 miles away
Margaretville Mtn Inn BB And V, Margaretville , 17 miles away
Red Carpet Inn Oneonta, Oneonta , 17 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Milford / Cooperstown, Milford , 18 miles away
The Willow Tree Inn, Cooperstown , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Center Brook/Middle Brook:
Beaver Spring Lake Campground, Davenport, 6 miles away
Stratton Falls Campground, Roxbury, 14 miles away
Riverside Village RV Park, Portlandville, 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Center Brook/Middle Brook:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 50 miles away
Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome - NY , 63 miles away
Glimmerglass State Park, New York , 20 miles away
Mine Kill State Park, New York , 20 miles away
Max V. Shaul State Park, New York , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Center Brook/Middle Brook:
Springbrook, Worcester , 8 miles away
Stamford Golf Club, Stamford , 11 miles away
Delhi College Golf Course, Delhi , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Center Brook/Middle Brook
Tunis Lake, Delaware , 11 miles away
Brydon Lake, Delaware , 15 miles away
Goodyear Lake, Otsego , 16 miles away

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