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New York whitewater, Salmon River

Franklin county, Chasm Falls to Westville Center section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-IV     20 miles
  If you're coming from Malone it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The natural beauty of Franklin County and the cool fresh water beats anything. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so keep in mind that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. This section has enough mileage for
    an overnight trip, so pack your sleeping bag. The Chasm Falls to Westville Center section of Salmon River in New York is 20 miles long and is a class II-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Some people
prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. Lodging is available near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The Chasm Falls to Westville Center section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come. There's camping available near Salmon River.

about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Malone here at Salmon River; Titus Mountain has pleasant slopes and a friendly staff. A typical amount of rainfall falls here at Salmon River. For the duration of the month of August you get the most rain around here while February is ordinarily the driest month. Summertime at Salmon River comes with high temperatures in the 80's. Once the sun is down it dips down to the 50's. For the period of the winter the highs are generally in the 20's while Salmon River overnight low temperatures during the winter are in the 0's.

Salmon River, Chasm Falls to Westville Center 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 Salmon River.
 Whitewater Near Salmon River:
Salmon River, Franklin County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Chasm Falls)
Salmon River, Franklin County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 20 miles long (Chasm Falls to Westville Center)
Deer River, Franklin County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 14 miles long (Red Tavern Road to Deer River Stat)
Little Trout River, Franklin County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2 miles long (Burke to US 11)
St. Regis River - East Branch, Franklin County, 12 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Everton Falls to Middle Branch)
Salmon River, Franklin County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.9 miles long (Mt. View Lake to Hatch Brook)
Meacham Lake Outlet, Franklin County, 14 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 1.2 miles long (Route 30 Bridge to Rice Brook)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/ Franklin County, 15 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 7.3 miles long (Route 458 to St Regis Falls)
Marble River, Franklin County, 16 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 3.5 miles long (Route 374 to Cooks Mill)
Chateaugay River, Franklin County, 18 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 12.2 miles long (Lower Chateugay Lake to Cooks Mill)
 Ski Areas Near Salmon River:
Titus Mountain, New York , 6 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 28 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 39 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Mont Saint Sauveur, Quebec , 52 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 61 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Mont Blanc - Faustin, Quebec , 63 miles away, 983 foot drop, 7 lifts, 36 runs
Gray Rocks, Quebec , 67 miles away, 620 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Tremblant, Quebec , 70 miles away, 2131 foot drop, 13 lifts, 92 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 72 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Hickory Ski Center, New York , 75 miles away, 1280 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
 Hotels Near Salmon River:
Econo Lodge Malone, Malone , 0 miles away
Four Seasons Motel-Malone, Malone , 0 miles away
Red Roof PLUS+ & Suites Malone, Malone , 0 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites MALONE, Malone , 1 miles away
Sunset Inn, Malone , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Salmon River:
Legton, Malone, 1 miles away
Deer River Campsites, Malone, 3 miles away
Pine Ridge Park, Constable, 4 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Salmon River:
Malone Golf Club, Malone , 3 miles away
Highland Golf Course, Brushton , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Salmon River
Lake Titus, Franklin , 6 miles away

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