Neversink Reservoir Paddle

Saturday, June 30 at 11 AM


Come paddle on the Neversink Reservoir with NYC H2O! The Neversink Reservoir is the highest in elevation in NYC’s water system with it’s spillway at 1,440 feet in elevation. Put in service in 1955, it helps supply NYC with roughly half of its daily water intake along with its 3 sister Delaware system reservoirs.

In 2012, the DEP opened the reservoir for the first time to recreational use by permit only for canoes and kayaks. NYC H2O is excited to share the experience of paddling on the beautiful and pristine Neversink Reservoir. We endorse the DEP’s forward-thinking use of the reservoir and will join in promoting vigilance and good stewardship of the reservoir by paddlers.

We have 1- and 2-person kayaks and canoes as well.

Van transportation is available from Greenwich Village departing at 8 a.m.

Everyone must register for free DEP Watershed Access Permits here.