Throughout Washington County there are incredible opportunities for outdoor adventure, from snowmobiling along the miles and miles of trails in the winter to waterskiing on the lakes in the summer, the Battenkill Valley offers one of the more picturesque opportunities to play Adirondack-style. It’s not surprising then that the Battenkill Valley has attracted so many outdoor enthusiasts that it now boasts the largest single-day road cycling race in the United States, tourofthebattenkill.com.
The Battenkill weaves and wends through the New York and Vermont countryside so breathtaking, it is as if the water chose its path in pursuit of beauty. The flow of the river changes through the season, with the spring thaw offering stretches of rapids and late August offering a slower current more suited to lazy floats and of course the foliage in fall is spectacular when seen from the water. The Battenkill can a lso be paddled, with put-ins at points ranging from Manchester, Vermont to Battenville.
The Battenkill Valley is your place to play.