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New York whitewater, Deer River

St. Lawrence county, Route 11B to Lawrenceville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     4.5 miles
  If you're coming from Malone it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The average New York whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for
    lots of people. The Route 11B to Lawrenceville section of Deer River is 4.5 miles long and it is classified as a class II-III section by American Whitewater. The beautiful scenery of New York and the cool fresh water will
make you feel great. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Route 11B to Lawrenceville section is one of them. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

about the general area:
Deer River is a site with many visitors from North Lawrence. The warmest time of the year at Deer River comes with high temperatures in the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures descend down into the 50's. High temperatures all through the winter are normally in the 20's with temperatures at Deer River dipping down into the 0's all through winter nights. Deer River gets a normal amount of precipitation. Of all the months in a year August is the one with the most rain while February is commonly the driest month.

Deer River, Route 11B to Lawrenceville 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 Deer River.
 Whitewater Near Deer River:
Deer River, St. Lawrence County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 11B to Lawrenceville)
Lake Ozonia Outlet, Franklin/ St. Lawrence County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Howe Road to Mill Road)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/Franklin County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Fort Jackson to Buckton)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/ Franklin County, 7 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 10.4 miles long (St. Regis Falls to Fort Jackson)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 10 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 7.5 miles long (Sylvans Falls to Parishville)
St. Regis River, St. Lawrence County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena)
Trout Brook River, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class -blank- - 7 miles long (Route 118 to Reagan Road)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/ Franklin County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 7.3 miles long (Route 458 to St Regis Falls)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (High Falls to Long Pond Outlet)
St. Regis River - East Branch, Franklin County, 15 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Everton Falls to Middle Branch)
 Ski Areas Near Deer River:
Titus Mountain, New York , 27 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 40 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 57 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 57 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Mont Saint Sauveur, Quebec , 65 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Mont Blanc - Faustin, Quebec , 67 miles away, 983 foot drop, 7 lifts, 36 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 68 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Gray Rocks, Quebec , 69 miles away, 620 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Tremblant, Quebec , 72 miles away, 2131 foot drop, 13 lifts, 92 runs
Snow Ridge, New York , 77 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 22 runs
 Beaches Near Deer River:
Barnhart Island Beach, St. Lawrence , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Deer River:
Super 8 Massena NY, Massena , 20 miles away
Quality Inn Massena, Massena , 20 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites MALONE, Malone , 22 miles away
Four Seasons Motel-Malone, Malone , 23 miles away
Econo Lodge Malone, Malone , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Deer River:
Santa Clara Riverside RV Park and Campground, Saint Regis Falls, 4 miles away
Walter Pratt Memorial Park, Brasher Falls, 5 miles away
Babbling Brook RV Park, Fort Covington, 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Deer River:
Higley Flow State Park, New York , 23 miles away
Coles Creek State Park, New York , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Deer River:
Highland Golf Course, Brushton , 5 miles away
Meadowbrook Golf Course, Winthrop , 11 miles away
Cedar View Golf Course, Massena , 12 miles away

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