The Neversink River (also called Neversink
Creek in its upper course) is a tributary of the Delaware River,
approximately 65 miles long, in southeastern New York.
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River? Explore the Quick US Geography Rivers and Streams Quiz.
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The Neversink's main flow begins just south of the border between Ulster
and Sullivan counties, where the east and west branches of the river
join near the hamlet of Claryville. Both begin on the slopes of the
highest peak in the Catskills. What is the mountain?
- Cat Mountain
- Done's Mountain
- Washington Mountain
- Slide Mountain
2) The west branch is joined by several major
tributaries, such as Biscuit Brook and Pigeon Creek at Frost Valley YMCA
in what Ulster County town?
3) The Neversink Reservoir is located in the Town
4) What is NOT a major bodies of
water in the Town of Fallsburg?
- Sheldrake Pond
- Echo Lake
- Neversink River
- Simpson Creek
5) The Neversink River is well known for
fly-fishing and Bridgeville is a popular location for fishermen.
Bridgeville is also the site of Holiday Mountain Ski Park.
6) What is located in the town of Forestburgh, New
York, USA, and is one of the more outstanding features of the Neversink
- John Muir Walking Trail
- Neversink Gorge
- Monel Wildlife Preserve
- Roosevelt Parkway
7) Where does the Neversink River flow into the
- Townsend Hill
- Port Jervis
- Baker Gorge
- White's Hill
8) What is NOT a Neversink River
- Basher Kill
- Sheldrake Stream
- Mel Brooks
- Monell Brook
9) Along much of its length it is a popular trout
stream, mostly north of Woodbourne. In addition to rainbow trout, brown
trout, and brook trout, the river is home to other fish species such as
smallmouth bass, carp, sucker, bluegill, American eel, and lampreys.
How many feet above sea level is the mouth of the
Neversink River at the Delaware River?
- 400 feet
- 800 feet
- 1200 feet