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New York whitewater, Kiskatom Creek

Greene county, Winter Clove to Hearts Content Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-V(V+)     4.5 miles
  The Winter Clove to Hearts Content Road section of Kiskatom Creek is 4.5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-V(V+) section of whitewater. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so better not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. The nature scenery of Greene County and the playfulness of the water beats anything. Whether you're whitewater
    rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. The starting location is a reasonable drive
from Kingston. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Winter Clove to Hearts Content Road section is one of them. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This stretch is mid length, you can easily run it on an afternoon. The  
beautiful Catskill Mountains scenery is an added bonus.

Briefly about the general area:
The cheerful folks of Purling like to hang out close by; the snow is perfect at Hunter Mountain. That right there is a lot of enjoyable things already but it goes on, the Catskill Mountains has it all. Glen Falls is a great local attraction, and a good location to stop by nearby is Winter Clove. This river is so perfect. High temperatures at Kiskatom Creek through the months of summer are in the 70's, and all through the night it cools down to the 50's. High temperatures through the winter are normally in the 20's; after the sun is down through the winter temperatures at Kiskatom Creek dip into the 0's.


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These outdoors activities are available near Kiskatom Creek.
 Whitewater Near Kiskatom Creek:
Kiskatom Creek, Greene County, 1 miles away
      Class II-V(V+) - 4.5 miles long (Winter Clove to Hearts Content Road)
Catskill Creek, Greene County, 4 miles away
      Class -blank- - 4 miles long (South Cairo to Leeds)
Shingle Kill River, Greene County, 4 miles away
      Class II-IV(V+) - 8 miles long (Round Top to Catskill Creek)
Kaaterskill Creek, Green/Ulster County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 12 miles long (High Falls to Catskill Creek)
Catskill Creek, Greene County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (Woodstock Dam to South Cairo)
Bowery Brook, Greene County, 7 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (Downstream from Bogardus Road)
Plattekill Creek, Greene / Ulster County, 7 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Platte Clove Road to West Saugerties)
Catskill Creek, Greene County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Austin Glen)
Beaver Kill River, Ulster County, 8 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.5 miles long (Route 212 bridge below Willow to Kaaterskill)
Potic Creek River, Greene County, 8 miles away
      Class II-V - 3.8 miles long (Schoharie Turnpike Bridge to Sandy Plains Road)
 Ski Areas Near Kiskatom Creek:
Hunter Mountain, New York , 14 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 17 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Belleayre, New York , 34 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Catamount, Massachusetts , 37 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 7 lifts, 29 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 44 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Thunder Ridge, New York , 48 miles away, 500 foot drop, 4 lifts, 30 runs
Ski Butternut, Massachusetts , 48 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 10 lifts, 22 runs
Bousquet, Massachusetts , 52 miles away, 750 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 52 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Mohawk Mountain, Connecticut , 52 miles away, 640 foot drop, 6 lifts, 24 runs
 Marinas Near Kiskatom Creek:
Atlantic Yacht Associates, Kingston , 16 miles away
Jeff's Yacht Haven, Connelly , 17 miles away
Coeymans Landing Marina, Coeymans , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Kiskatom Creek:
Four Seasons Motel, Catskill , 2 miles away
B And B Lounge, Catskill , 2 miles away
Catskill Mountain Lodge, Palenville , 4 miles away
Comfort Inn Saugerties, Saugerties , 8 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn Saugerties, Saugerties , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kiskatom Creek:
Whip-o-will Campsite, Purling, 2 miles away
Brookside Campgrounds, Catskill, 2 miles away
Pine Hollow Campgrounds And Pine Hollow Estates, Palenville, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Kiskatom Creek:
Spruceton Trail, Greene , 16 miles away
Willow Trail, Ulster , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kiskatom Creek:
John Boyd Thacher State Park, New York , 21 miles away
Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park, New York , 21 miles away
Lake Taghkanic State Park, New York , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kiskatom Creek:
Blackhead Mountain, Cairo , 3 miles away
Rip Van Winkle Country Club, Palenville , 3 miles away
Thunderhart Golf Course, Freehold , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Kiskatom Creek
Onteora Lake, Ulster , 14 miles away
Sleepy Hollow Lake, Greene , 14 miles away
Cooper Lake, Ulster , 15 miles away

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