Batavia Kill (Schoharie Cr. Tributary) - Swinging Bridge to Route 23-A bridge

Batavia Kill (Schoharie Cr. Tributary), New York, US


Swinging Bridge to Route 23-A bridge

Usual Difficulty II-III+(V) (for normal flows)
Length 5 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-01349950 400 - 1100 cfs II-III+(V) 01h47m 108 cfs (too low)

River Description

This run is consistant fun Class 2/2+ for the most part. There is a 12 foot drop that lands on rock at low water, but can be run by advanced boaters at higher water. At high water the run becomes much more pushy and substantial.



Catskills Area Reaches

Basic Creek                               Batavia Kill                                    Bear Kill 

Beaver Kill (Delaware Trib)       Beaver Kill (Hudson Trib)              Beer Kill 

Beer Kill, W. Branch                  Bowery Creek                                Bush Kill 

Callicoon Creek, E. Branch       Callicoon Creek, N. Branch           Catskill Creek (1.) 

Catskill Creek (2.)                     Catskill Creek (4.)                          Claverack Creek 

Coxing Kill                                 Delaware                                       Delaware, E. Branch 

Delaware, W. Branch                Little Delaware                               Dry Brook 

East Kill                                     Esopus Creek (1)                           Esopus Creek (2) 

Esopus Creek (3)                      Esopus Creek (4)                           Esopus Creek (5) 

Hannacrois Creek                     Kaaterskill Creek (1.)                     Kaaterskill Creek (2.) 

Kinderhook Creek  (3.)              Kiskatom Creek                             Mombaccus Creek 

Mill Brook                                   Neversink (1.)                               Neversink, E. Branch 

Neversink, W. Branch                 Peters Kill                                     Platte Kill 

Plattekill Creek                            Potic Creek                                  Roeliff Jansen Kill (1) 

Roeliff Jansen Kill (2)                  Rochester Creek                          Rondout Creek (1) 

Rondout Creek (2)                     Rondout Creek (3)                        Sandburg Creek 

Saw Kill (1)                                 Saw Kill (2)                                    Saw Kill (3) 

Schoharie Creek (1.)                  Schoharie Creek (2.)                    Shingle Kill Creek 

Squirmer Creek                          Stony Clove Creek                        Ten Mile Creek 

Thorp Creek                               Tremper Kill                                   Wallkill 

West Kill                                      Woodland Creek                            Vly Creek 


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StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2016-04-21 17:45:32

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User Comments

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November 16 2009 (3044 days ago)
Steve McLuckieDetails
Dennis Squires' book says "400 is low and 600 is good" and 1000 will be pushy class 3 to 4, with a
few nasty holes.

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