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New York whitewater, Neversink River

Orange Sullivan county, Oakland Valley to US Route 209 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     5 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New York you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so you'd better keep in mind that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. The starting location is a short drive from Kingston, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of spots
    for that. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, it's good length for a morning trip. There are so many sections to paddle in this river system, the Oakland Valley to US Route 209 section is just one
of many. The wonderful New York scenery and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while will make you glad you came. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This section of Neversink River in New York is 5  
miles long and has been rated as a class II-III section by American Whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll never forgive yourself if you donít go skiing at Holiday Mountain if you're here. Here at Neversink River you'll perhaps meet some people from Cuddebackville, and perfect hiking is available along the Lost Cabin Trail. This river is so wonderful. Neversink River is a quite wet place regularly with a lot of rainfall. Most of the rain falls through May, and the driest month of the year is February. Summertime highs at Neversink River generally tend to be in the 70's, and throughout the night it cools down to the 50's.

Neversink River, Oakland Valley to US Route 209 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 Neversink River.
 Whitewater Near Neversink River:
Neversink River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Oakland Valley to US Route 209)
Neversink River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 13 miles long (Rock Hill to Oakland Valley)
Mongaup River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.9 miles long (Rio Dam to Delaware River)
Delaware River, Sullivan/ Orange/ Pike County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Mongaup Wave)
Clove Brook, Sussex County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Colesville to Route 651)
Sandburg Creek, Sullivan/ Ulster County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (Falls below Mountain Dale to Old 20)
Beer Kill River - West Branch, Ulster County, 16 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (End of Greenfield Road Loop to end)
Raymondskill Creek, Pike County, 19 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (SR 2009 to Route 209)
Rondout Creek, Ulster County, 22 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 5 miles long (Lackawack to US 209)
Hornbeck's Creek, Pike County, 25 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1.8 miles long (Emery's Road to Route 209)
 Ski Areas Near Neversink River:
Holiday Mountain, New York , 8 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 17 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 18 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 26 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 30 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Belleayre, New York , 35 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 40 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 42 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
 Hotels Near Neversink River:
Days Inn Port Jervis, Port Jervis , 7 miles away
Ramada Rock Hill At Sullivan Center, Rock Hill , 8 miles away
Best Western Inn At Hunt's Landing, Matamoras , 9 miles away
Hampton Inn Matamoras-Milford PA, Matamoras , 9 miles away
Super 8 Monticello, Monticello , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Neversink River:
Oakland Valley Campgrounds, Cuddebackville, 0 miles away
Deerpark NYC Northwest KOA, Cuddebackville, 2 miles away
Camp Deerpark, Westbrookville, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Neversink River:
Lost Cabin Trail, Pike , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Neversink River:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 28 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 28 miles away
Lake Superior State Park, New York , 20 miles away
Minnewaska State Park Preserve, New York , 27 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Neversink River:
Port Jervis Country Club, Port Jervis , 6 miles away
Hotel Concord & Country Club, Kiamesha Lake , 10 miles away
Tamaqua Golf Course, Unionville , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Neversink River
Rio Reservoir, Sullivan , 9 miles away
Swinging Bridge Reservoir, Sullivan , 12 miles away
Lake Neepaulin, Sussex , 14 miles away

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