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Rondout Creek in New York

Trip Overview

Easy, gentle, and kind; The best way I know how to describe my trip. I set out about 3:30 pm and was back in my car heading home at 6:30 pm.

This is a quiet slow, and relaxing paddle up and down the Roundout Creek just out side of Stoneridge, NY in a sleepy town called High Falls. Parking is free and enough room for about 20 cars. Launching is a simple inclined asphalt ramp down to the creek. Great for beginners, nature lovers, and lazy paddlers.

Accommodations:

High Falls dining, and flea markets on weekends. Just a hop and skip away from Mohonk preserve.

Fees:

Totally free

Directions:

From Kingston NY - Rt 209 to rt 213. 213 to high falls.


From New Paltz NY - Rt 32 towards Kingston, left on 213 through Rosendale to High Falls.

Launch is located under bridge in High Falls

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

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