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Wappinger creek- Pleasant Valley Rec Launch

Wappinger Creek

Location Overview

Really great launch and day trip for kayaks and canoes. Swift water to launch from but still fairly easy. You get everything on this trip. Fast water, still water, choppy water, a “rapids” point. Be very careful after you go under overlook bridge. Stay far left or you can get sucked into the down tree. If you don’t, the trip goes on for a few more miles. I recommend ending at overlook bridge area. We take an Uber back to our car for like $8 and come down to overlook Rec for the kayaks. 

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