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Battenkill Valley Outdoors

Washington county, New York whitewater outfitter

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The nature scenery of Washington County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The starting point is not too far from Bennington. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling rivers. Whitewater paddling here in the Green
    Mountains is a great experience. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great
reasons to come. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more demanding, so don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
What would winter be without some skiing at Willard Mountain, and needless to say, everyone loves Shaftsbury State Park. You clearly have to
go for the Green Mountains. Nearby Murray Hollow is a pleasant place to go if you're at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, and going for a hike along the Bald Mountain Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this area. This is such a fun river. There are plenty of people from Shushan here at Battenkill Valley Outdoors. Have a great hiking adventure along the Healing Springs Nature Trail. Through the months of summer, highs commonly are in the 80's at Battenkill Valley Outdoors with overnight lows in the 50's. All through the wintertime the highs are regularly in the 20's while Battenkill Valley Outdoors overnight low temperatures during the wintertime are in the 0's.

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These outdoors activities are available near Battenkill Valley Outdoors.
 Whitewater Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Batten Kill River, Washington County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Greenwich to Hudson River)
Walloomsac River, Bennington County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Appalachian Trail Crossing to Park Street in Bennington)
Roaring Branch, Windham County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 3.5 miles long (Kelly Stand Road to East Kansas)
Battenkill River, Bennington County, 18 miles away
      Class -blank- - 11 miles long (Manchester to NY border)
Quacken Kill River, Rensselaer County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6 miles long (Grafton to Cropseyville)
Mettawee River, Washington County, 19 miles away
      Class I-V - 12 miles long (Raceville to Grays Corner)
Hoosic River, Rensselaer County, 22 miles away
      Class V - 2 miles long (Schaghticoke Dam to Powerhouse)
Green River, Berkshire County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.15 miles long (US Route 7 to Hoosic River)
Fish Creek, Saratoga County, 24 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Burgoyne to Schuylerville)
Deerfield River - East Branch, -blank- County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 6 miles long (Somerset Reservoir to Searsburg Reservoir)
 Ski Areas Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Willard Mountain, New York , 15 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
Snow Valley, Vermont , 24 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 7 runs
Jiminy Peak, Massachusetts , 27 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 9 lifts, 45 runs
Bromley Mountain, Vermont , 27 miles away, 1334 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Stratton, Vermont , 28 miles away, 2003 foot drop, 16 lifts, 90 runs
Mount Snow, Vermont , 29 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 20 lifts, 80 runs
Haystack, Vermont , 30 miles away, 1160 foot drop, 23 lifts, 145 runs
West Mountain, New York , 31 miles away, 1010 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Bousquet, Massachusetts , 33 miles away, 750 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
Magic Mountain, Vermont , 37 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
 Hotels Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Arlington S West Mountain Inn, Arlington , 7 miles away
Hampton Inn Bennington, Bennington , 11 miles away
Arlington's West Mountain Inn, Arlington , 11 miles away
Best Western Bennington, Bennington , 11 miles away
Four Chimneys Inn, Bennington , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Lake Lauderdale Campgrounds, Cambridge, 6 miles away
Battenkill Sportsquarters Camping, Cambridge, 6 miles away
Shaftsbury State Park - Group, East Arlington, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Healing Springs Nature Trail, Bennington , 9 miles away
Bald Mountain Trail, Bennington , 13 miles away
West Ridge Trail, Bennington , 14 miles away
Taconic Crest Trail, Bennington , 17 miles away
Atwood Trail, Bennington , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Shaftsbury State Park, Vermont , 9 miles away
Grafton Lakes State Park, New York , 17 miles away
Taconic State Park, New York , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors:
Hoosick Falls Country Club, Hoosick Falls , 10 miles away
Mt Anthony Golf & Tennis Club, Bennington , 12 miles away
Dutchaven Golf Course, Buskirk , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Battenkill Valley Outdoors
Cossayuna Lake, Washington , 10 miles away
Equinox Pond, Bennington , 16 miles away

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