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New York whitewater, Keuka Outlet

Yates county, Penn Yan to Dresden section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III(V+)     7.5 miles
  The put-in is not too far from Seneca Falls, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New York you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so don't forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. The Penn Yan to Dresden section of Keuka Outlet in New York is 7.5 miles long and it is classified as a class I-III(V+) section by American Whitewater. The natural
    beauty of Yates County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. If you'll
be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling rivers. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

about the general area:
A great site like Sampson State Park close to Keuka Outlet is too good to leave out, and you'll meet a lot of people from Dresden here. A spree to Keuka Lake State Park when you're here at Keuka Outlet is a great idea. A common amount of rain falls here at Keuka Outlet. Of all the months in a year June is the one with the most rain; the driest of the months is January. Summertime highs at Keuka Outlet mostly tend to be in the 80's while nighttime lows are ordinarily in the 60's. Through the winter highs are in the 30's, and night lows during the winter for Keuka Outlet tend to be in the 10's.

Keuka Outlet, Penn Yan to Dresden 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 Keuka Outlet.
 Whitewater Near Keuka Outlet:
Keuka Outlet, Yates County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Penn Yan to Dresden)
Flint Creek, Ontario County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 3 miles long (Phelps Run)
Canandaigua Outlet, Ontario/Wayne County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.3 miles long (Littleville to Manchester)
Honeoye Creek, Ontario/Monroe County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Highway 20 to Highway 65)
Cayuta Creek, Schuyler County, 25 miles away
      Class -blank- - 40 miles long (Main)
Taughannock Creek, Tompkins County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 2 miles long (Podunk Road to Route 96 bridge)
Taughannock Creek, Tompkins County, 27 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Above 80-foot waterfall)
 Ski Areas Near Keuka Outlet:
Bristol Mountain, New York , 28 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Song Mountain, New York , 59 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Swain, New York , 60 miles away, 650 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Greek Peak, New York , 60 miles away, 952 foot drop, 9 lifts, 29 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 62 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Labrador Mountain, New York , 67 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Toggenburg, New York , 73 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Ski Denton, Pennsylvania , 73 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Dry Hill, New York , 99 miles away, 300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
 Marinas Near Keuka Outlet:
Basin Park Marina, Branchport , 11 miles away
North End Landings Marina, Branchport , 12 miles away
The Boat Yard, Branchport , 12 miles away
Harbor Lights Marina, Hammondsport , 13 miles away
Montour Falls Marina & Campground, Montour Falls , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Keuka Outlet:
Finger Lakes B And B, Penn Yan , 3 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites Penn Yan Finger Lakes Region, Penn Yan , 3 miles away
Best Western Plus Vineyard Inn & Suites, Penn Yan , 4 miles away
Hampton Inn Penn Yan NY, Penn Yan , 4 miles away
Geneva On The Lake, Geneva , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Keuka Outlet:
Keuka Lake State Park, Keuka Park, 3 miles away
Back-Achers Campsites & Cottage Rentals, Himrod, 6 miles away
Parks & Recreation Department, Romulus, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Keuka Outlet:
Ravine Trail, Schuyler , 16 miles away
Interloken Trail, Schuyler , 17 miles away
Burnt Hill Trail, Schuyler , 18 miles away
Finger Lakes Trail, Schuyler , 18 miles away
Potomac Trail, Schuyler , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Keuka Outlet:
Sampson State Park, New York , 8 miles away
Keuka Lake State Park, New York , 9 miles away
Lodi Point State Park, New York , 9 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Keuka Outlet:
Bonavista State Golf Course, Ovid , 10 miles away
Big Oak Public Golf Course, Geneva , 12 miles away
Silver Creek Golf Club, Waterloo , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Keuka Outlet
Seneca Lake, Seneca , 9 miles away
Keuka Lake, Steuben , 11 miles away
Bullhead Pond, Seneca , 14 miles away

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