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Vermont whitewater, Lewis Creek

Chittendon Addison county, Prindle Corner to Lake Champlain section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     10 miles
  This stretch of Lewis Creek in Chittendon / Addison County is 10 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II section of whitewater. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Vermont are often easier than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The starting point is not too far from Burlington-South Burlington, as you can see on the road map further
    down. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. The Prindle Corner to Lake Champlain section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. The nature
scenery of Chittendon / Addison County and the playfulness of the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. You can enjoy this stretch more if you take your time, so why not pack your camp stove too. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good spots.  
For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Kingsland Bay State Park is a great spot to explore, and hiking is a popular thing to do around Lewis Creek; Abbey Pond Trail is a delightful local trail. Places like Mt. Philo State Park are wonderful to visit, and during your visit here you'll meet some people from North Ferrisburg for sure. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Beaver Meadow Trail. Lewis Creek gets a normal amount of rainfall. Most of the rain falls through August; February meanwhile is the driest month.

Lewis Creek, Prindle Corner to Lake Champlain 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 Lewis Creek.
 Whitewater Near Lewis Creek:
Lewis Creek, Chittendon / Addison County, 5 miles away
      Class II - 10 miles long (Prindle Corner to Lake Champlain)
New Haven River, Addison County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 1.3 miles long (West Lincoln to Route 116 bridge)
Boquet River, Essex County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V - 22.7 miles long (Boquet to Willsboro)
Huntington River, Chittenden County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Hanksville to Cochran Road)
New Haven River, Addison County, 17 miles away
      Class II-IV - 13 miles long (Baldwin Creek to Otter Creek)
Middlebury River, Addison County, 18 miles away
      Class V - 2.6 miles long (Ripton to East Middlebury)
Mill Brook, Chittenden County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III+(V) - 5 miles long (Jericho)
Boquet River - North Branch, Essex County, 20 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Reber to Bouquet River)
Otter Creek, Rutland / Addison County, 21 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0 miles long (Above Bleeders Dam to Bleeders Dam)
Boquet River, Essex County, 21 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16.6 miles long (Northway to Boquet)
 Ski Areas Near Lewis Creek:
Cochran Ski Center, Vermont , 16 miles away, 350 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Mad River Glen, Vermont , 20 miles away, 2037 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
Sugarbush, Vermont , 22 miles away, 2650 foot drop, 17 lifts, 115 runs
Bolton Valley, Vermont , 25 miles away, 1634 foot drop, 6 lifts, 60 runs
Stowe, Vermont , 32 miles away, 2360 foot drop, 13 lifts, 116 runs
Smugglers Notch, Vermont , 33 miles away, 2610 foot drop, 11 lifts, 78 runs
Pico Mountain, Vermont , 39 miles away, 1967 foot drop, 6 lifts, 48 runs
Killington, Vermont , 42 miles away, 3050 foot drop, 30 lifts, 141 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 46 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Twin Farms, Vermont , 50 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 6 runs
 Marinas Near Lewis Creek:
Essex Shipyard & Rudder Club, Essex , 11 miles away
Essex Marina, Essex , 11 miles away
Champlain Bridge Marina, Vergennes , 11 miles away
Marina at Marble Island, Colchester , 14 miles away
Malletts Bay Marina, Colchester , 14 miles away
 Hotels Near Lewis Creek:
Strong House Inn, Vergennes , 7 miles away
T-Bird Motor Inn, Shelburne , 7 miles away
Days Inn Shelburne/Burlington, Shelburne , 7 miles away
Quality Inn Shelburne, Shelburne , 8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express SOUTH BURLINGTON, South Burlington , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Lewis Creek:
Mt. Philo State Park, North Ferrisburg, 1 miles away
Shelburne Camping Area, Shelburne, 6 miles away
Rivers Bend Campground, New Haven, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Lewis Creek:
Abbey Pond Trail, Addison , 14 miles away
Beaver Meadow Trail, Addison , 14 miles away
Jerusalem Trail, Chittenden , 18 miles away
Beane Trail, Chittenden , 18 miles away
Battell Trail, Addison , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Lewis Creek:
Mt. Philo State Park, Vermont , 1 miles away
Kingsland Bay State Park, Vermont , 7 miles away
Button Bay Camel's Hump State Park, Vermont , 11 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Lewis Creek:
Ferrisburgh Driving Range, Ferrisburgh , 5 miles away
Kwiniaska; Golf Club, Shelburne , 7 miles away
Cedar Knoll Country Club, Hinesburg , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Lewis Creek
Winona Lake, Addison , 9 miles away
Lake Iroquois, Chittenden , 10 miles away
Lake Champlain, Clinton , 17 miles away

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