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Route 28N to Minerva Bridge Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Boreas River


Route 28N to Minerva Bridge Info
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Put In:  Route 28N
Take Out:  Minerva Bridge
Difficulty:  Class IV , Class V
Gradient:  45 ft/mi
Run Length:  7 miles
Flow Information (phone):  518-465-2016
Good Level:  5-6.5 ft on the North Creek gauge
Season Comments:  March, April
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  The Boreas is a narrow river filled with boulders, ledges and continuous Class IV whitewater.
Hazards:  constricted riverbed with few eddies
Water Craft:  kayak
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (NY), 109 miles Northwest of Albany
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Located at the point where the Route 28N Bridge crosses the Boreas northwest of Minerva.

Take-out: From Minerva, drive north on Route 28N to a dirt road to the some 2 miles from the general store. Head down this rough dirt road for 4 miles to the Boreas Bridge.




Other Resources

Northeastern Kayak Clubs
  • CNY Whitewater Club
  • Cornell Outdoor Education Program
  • Kayak and Canoe Club of New York
  • Zoar Valley Paddling Club