This list represents the most popular whitewater kayaking & canoeing in New York. Use this list to plan your next New York whitewater kayaking & canoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Black River: Watertown to Brownville
Set in the midst of a dying mill town only a few miles from Lake Ontario, at first glance the Black seems an unlikely location ...
#2 Moose River - Lower Moose: Moose River Road to Lyonsdale Road
This eTrail includes two sections of New York's Moose River: Moose River Road to Fowlersville Road and Fowlersville Road ...
#3 Beaver River: Moshier Pond to Belfort Pond
This eTrail includes three sections of New York's Beaver River: Moshier Pond to Moshier Powerhouse, Eagle Pond to Soft Maple ...
#4 Hudson / Indian Rivers: Indian River to Route 28
The Hudson River Gorge is certainly one of the finest runs in the East. Utterly majestic scenery, complete isolation from ...
#5 Boreas River: Route 28 North to Minerva bridge
There are only a few rivers whose reputations do not overshadow actual fact. Most paddlers commonly exaggerate the difficulty ...
#6 Esopus Creek: Route 28 to Phoenicia
The Esopus Creek is located in the heart of New York’s Catskill Mountains. Its moderate rapids, generally good scenery, and ...
#7 Sacandaga River
White House, NY
This eTrail includes five sections of New York's Sacandaga River: White House to Campground, Old Route 30 to Old Route 30 ...
This is a great trail that combines cool scenery with some interesting history See More
I enjoy bird watching so visiting a bird conservation area like this is a real treat See More
This is a decent trail with some nice scenery by a river and not a lot of elevation gain See More