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New York whitewater, Kortright Creek

Delaware county, Route 10 bridge to Charlotte Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     3.3 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Oneonta, as you can see on the road map further down. The wonderful New York scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Kortright Creek will make you feel great. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of places for that. This section of Kortright Creek in Delaware County is
    3.3 miles long and has been rated as a class II-III section by American Whitewater. The Route 10 bridge to Charlotte Creek stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. This is a pretty short section so
better bring some good walking shoes. The beauty of the Catskill Mountains is a great plus for this river. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other  
states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections here are not easy.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Kortright Creek there are plenty of folks from East Meredith. At Kortright Creek through the days of summer highs are in the 80's; the night is slightly chillier of course, usually in the 50's. Through the winter this place gets highs in the 30's, and nighttime lows in the 10's for Kortright Creek. An average amount of rainfall falls at Kortright Creek. June is when you get the most rain here, and the driest month of the year is February.

Kortright Creek, Route 10 bridge to Charlotte Creek 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 Kortright Creek.
 Whitewater Near Kortright Creek:
Kortright Creek, Delaware County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.3 miles long (Route 10 bridge to Charlotte Creek)
Delaware River - West Branch, Delaware County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 18 miles long (Delhi to Walton)
Treadwell Creek, Delaware County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.2 miles long (Case Hill Road Bridge to Route 357)
Center Brook/Middle Brook, Delaware County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (West Harpersfield)
Tremper Kill River, Delaware County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.3 miles long (Below Andes to gauging station)
Platte Kill River, Delaware County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6 miles long (DAvenue Taylor's Farm)
Ouleout Creek, Delaware County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.5 miles long (Wagner Hollow Road Bridge to Route 357)
Mill Brook, Delaware County, 24 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.7 miles long (Kittle Road bridge to Arena)
Delaware River - East Branch, Delaware County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Halcottsville to Margaretville)
Beaver Kill River, Sullivan/ Delaware County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III - 32 miles long (Turnwood to East Branch)
 Ski Areas Near Kortright Creek:
Ski Plattekill, New York , 19 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Belleayre, New York , 32 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 45 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 46 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Hunter Mountain, New York , 50 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 53 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 55 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Woods Valley, New York , 55 miles away, 500 foot drop, 3 lifts, 12 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 58 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 65 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
 Hotels Near Kortright Creek:
Red Carpet Inn Oneonta, Oneonta , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn ONEONTA-COOPERSTOWN AREA, Oneonta , 8 miles away
Super 8 Oneonta/Cooperstown, Oneonta , 10 miles away
Courtyard Oneonta Cooperstown Area, Oneonta , 10 miles away
Clarion Hotel Oneonta, Oneonta , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kortright Creek:
Beaver Spring Lake Campground, Davenport, 5 miles away
Susquehanna Trail Campsites, Oneonta, 6 miles away
Riverside Village RV Park, Portlandville, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kortright Creek:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 45 miles away
Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome - NY , 55 miles away
Gilbert Lake State Park, New York , 18 miles away
Glimmerglass State Park, New York , 19 miles away
Mine Kill State Park, New York , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kortright Creek:
Delhi College Golf Course, Delhi , 9 miles away
Springbrook, Worcester , 14 miles away
Edgewood Golf Course, Laurens , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Kortright Creek
Goodyear Lake, Otsego , 7 miles away
Brydon Lake, Delaware , 13 miles away
Tunis Lake, Delaware , 14 miles away

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