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New York whitewater, St. Regis River - West Branch

St. Lawrence county, Sylvans Falls to Parishville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-V+     7.5 miles
For kayakers seeking access to the West Branch of the St Regis river From Sylvan Falls to Parishville, please consider staying at www.adkriversidecabin.com. Iím offering a free night stay in exchange for descriptive copy of the 7 mile run from Sylvan Falls to Parishville. Sandy Maine 315 212 7143. Says Sandra

Looking for anyone who wants to try out this river this weekend. Says NL

If you're coming from Ogdensburg-Massena it's
    not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. This section of St. Regis River - West Branch in St. Lawrence County is 7.5 miles long and it is classified as a class II-V+ section
by American Whitewater. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. The natural beauty of St. Lawrence County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This stretch has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip. 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. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in New York tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that the rivers in this state are less manageable. This is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. The campgrounds here at St. Regis River - West Branch are pretty good.

Briefly about the general area:
The cheerful folks of Parishville like to hang out close by; Higley Flow State Park is a fine place. Summer brings highs in the 80's to St. Regis River - West Branch. Through the moonlight hours it's ordinarily in the 50's.

St. Regis River - West Branch, Sylvans Falls to Parishville 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 St. Regis River - West Branch.
 Whitewater Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 4 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 7.5 miles long (Sylvans Falls to Parishville)
Trout Brook River, St. Lawrence County, 5 miles away
      Class -blank- - 7 miles long (Route 118 to Reagan Road)
St. Regis River - Middle Branch, St. Lawrence/Franklin County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Fort Jackson to Buckton)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Below Allen Falls to Sandfordville)
St. Regis River, St. Lawrence County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (Winthrop to Route 92 above Helena)
St. Regis River - West Branch, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (High Falls to Long Pond Outlet)
Jordan River, St Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II-V - 1.5 miles long (1.5 miles above mouth to mouth)
Deer River, St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 11B to Lawrenceville)
Lake Ozonia Outlet, Franklin/ St. Lawrence County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Howe Road to Mill Road)
Raquette River, St. Lawrence County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Colton to Brown's Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Titus Mountain, New York , 37 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 46 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 47 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 63 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Snow Ridge, New York , 66 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 22 runs
Gore Mountain, New York , 69 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Mont Saint Sauveur, Quebec , 76 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Mont Blanc - Faustin, Quebec , 77 miles away, 983 foot drop, 7 lifts, 36 runs
Woods Valley, New York , 77 miles away, 500 foot drop, 3 lifts, 12 runs
Gray Rocks, Quebec , 78 miles away, 620 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
 Hotels Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
The Clarkson Inn, Potsdam , 16 miles away
Hampton Inn Potsdam NY, Potsdam , 16 miles away
Super 8 Massena NY, Massena , 18 miles away
Scottish Inns Potsdam, Potsdam , 18 miles away
Quality Inn Massena, Massena , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Santa Clara Riverside RV Park and Campground, Saint Regis Falls, 9 miles away
Higley Flow State Park, Colton, 12 miles away
Walter Pratt Memorial Park, Brasher Falls, 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near St. Regis River - West Branch:
Higley Flow State Park, New York , 12 miles away
Coles Creek State Park, New York , 32 miles away

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