Levels and Description provided by John Ditmars
It should be noted that there is great food and drinks near both ends of the run. There are also several excellent creeks within a few miles of the Rondout Creek. For some details see "New York Exposed: The Whitewater State Volume II," by Dennis Squires. A great book, and a must for all Eastern NY Paddlers.
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
Downstate New York Area Reaches
Beer Kill Beer Kill, W. Branch
Callicoon Creek, E. Branch Callicoon Creek, N. Branch
Coxing Kill Croton
Delaware (1.) Delaware (2. Mongaup Wave)
Delaware (3.) Fishkill Creek
Mombaccus Creek Mongaup
Moodna Creek Neversink (1.)
Neversink (2.) Neversink, E. Branch
Peters Kill Pocantico
Popolopen Brook Ramapo
Rochester Creek Rondout Creek (1.)
Rondout Creek (2.) Rondout Creek (3.)
Sandburg Creek Stony Brook (1.)
Stony Brook (2.) Wallkill
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Low= 9.6 to 10.5 feet on gauge. Barely runnable at the lower end. Boats will often scrape rocks. Good for beginners. Medium= 10.5 to 12.9 feet. Various play features appear at certain levels. Great fun for many abilities. 10.5 is still kind of lowish for the overall run but it's still a good time. Medium= 13.0 to 15.5 feet. Other fun features come in at these levels. Boaters should be solid Class III+ paddlers before putting on, and a good roll is essential. High= 15.6 and up. Pretty much flooded. Creeks in the area should be running. Watch out for real big holes and don't swim, it would probably be a long one.
Really High= 18 feet and up. Have fun. Don't make mistakes.
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