Adirondack Waterways for

Boaters, Paddlers, Rafters and more ....

 

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The Adirondack Park contains more than 3,000 lakes and ponds and 6,000 miles of rivers and streams; the largest lake being beautiful Lake Champlain.  Adirondack paddling fun ranges from whitewater chutes to glassy shiny ponds.   The Adirondacks remain one of the world's great destination of wilderness canoeing & kayaking.  The acquisitions of the Park continue to increase, so we welcome your contribution (or paddling story) of your tall tale experience while visiting our Park. 

 

The newest fun is Geo caching spots.  Go find one, or make one, and have a nice treasure hunt while paddling our beautiful Adirondack scenery.

 

Below are many enjoyable waterways to start enjoying!   The America's Byways suggests checking out our of the Champlain Heritage Locks Passage Tour.   Before you go out on H2O waterways, please be sure to check your Paddling Guidebooks and Maps (see resources below).   Please keep safety in mind at all times.  Other resources that you may find helpful are our Guide Services or Pack & Paddle Directory for more detailsBy sharing, we better our world.   Put a smile on a new friend's face!   Share your water adventure stories and publish your special story.   Patronized our businesses. Thank you.

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Paddling - Flatwater (up to Class D)

Ausable Marsh

Ausable Point State Campgrounds

Ausable River, West Branch

(some Class I riffles) - Rt. 73 bridge, or 1.5 miles down Riverside Dr., Ausable

Boquet River, Willsboro

below the fish ladder

Chubb River

good bird watching too, may need to lift over beaver dams

Lake Champlain

sea kayak. Westport to Split Rock Point to Essex

Newcomb Lake/Camp Santanoni Preserve

Rich Lake & Harris Lake

public beach

Newcomb

Saranac Lakes' Chain, Saranac Lake

(also Oseetah Lake)

Saranac River

Class II water before Franklin Falls Pond.  Franklin Falls Road provides access

Schroon River, North Hudson to Schroon Lake, scenic 15 mile trip

Cascade Lakes at the public forest

The Chateaugay Lakes

(2 wide lakes connected by channel, 10.5 miles, summer resort, check out Bluff Point) 

Lincoln Pond

Elizabethtown

Putnam Pond

Putnam

Eagle Lake

Ticonderoga

West Branch Ausable River

(8 miles of tranquil water w/dense woods, Class I riffles & 1 carry, spring is best)

Raquette River

(17 miles from Pearcefield to Carry Falls Reservoir, offers exciting whitewater, 2 waterfalls, borders state land, water level is critical)

North Branch Grass River

(16.5 miles w/mix of rapids and flatwater,  Class II & IV to moderate size double hydraulics before Harpers Falls,  carry is required)

Sacandaga River

(empties into Hudson River @ Hadley Lake.  Dam is 3 miles w/Class II)

Hudson River*

(N. River to N. Creek, 5 miles for Class II rapids then 18 miles to Schroon River for exciting Class III)

Lower Schroon River

(27 miles with mix of long flatwater to some exciting Class III-IV, scout before running)

* Hudson River Trivia:  Mt. Marcy's Lake Tear of the Clouds, is the highest pond source for the mighty Hudson River.   From humble beginnings, the Hudson flows 275 miles into New York City to the Atlantic Ocean.

                                 

  

Paddling - Whitewater (Class II plus)

Ausable River, East Branch

carries at Hull's Falls, fish dam at Upper Jay and waterfalls at Jay

Boquet River in the Spring

at Elizabethtown to I-87 overpass becomes Class III drop & rapids.  25 mile stretch thereafter to Lake Champlain (waterfalls at Wadham)

Boreas River

(experts only,  paddlers in closed boats) remove

Upper Hudson River

(Class III-IV rapids) guide service available

Hudson River Gorge

no open canoes, Class V rapids w/hydraulics, souse holes and high standing waves at N. River

Lower Moose River

(Old Forge Region - 17 miles demanding Class V+ Rapids)

Saranac River

(starting out as slow moving flatwater up to Class III at Permanent Rapids before Franklin Falls, .4 mile carry)

"Silver Staircase" 

(7 mile run of whitewater, advance, Class IV)

Middle Branch Moose River

(Old Forge Region - float down w/gradual picks up to some exciting Class II rapids)

Little River

(lower 6 miles technical Class III, upper is quiet Class I, 2 short carries)

Middle Branch Oswegatchie River (spectacular branch plunges over waterfalls thru gorge, drop 90 ' in 1st 2 miles, adrenalin with Class III rapids.  Scouting necessary.  2nd half 12 mile run is calm Class I)

Lampson Falls Area

(spectacular stretch requiring different paddling skills, flatwater to falls, to abrupt changes, drops, cascades and up to Class V.  Only experts should try the lower section)

Upper Hudson River & Hudson River Gorge

(12 miles from Newcomb to Indian River, beautiful remote w/Class III rapids at Ord Falls, blends into the turbulent Hudson River Gorge w/difficult Class V w/hydraulics, souse holes & high standing water.  Experts only!)

Lower West Branch Sacandaga River (8 miles w/up to Class II rapids, spring is best, steep gradient of 55' per mile)

Sacandaga River

(from Rt. 30, slalom of almost continuous fast whitewater, up to Class III.  Lake Alqonguin 4 miles to run. Best done at high water)

 

Paddling - Outback Country

 

Adirondack Guides have been helping visitors since Thomas Jefferson once ventured here in the Adirondacks.  Call upon the services of a guide for your canoe or kayak outing.  Adirondack earliest guides were trappers, loggers and native Americans leading pioneers and explorers.  Today's guides are still strong showing tourist through the woods.  Many guides share tall tales and are truly enjoyable.  (Visit our "Guide" Section.)  Call Adirondack Regional Tourism Council for your Visitors Guide (800-487-6867).

 

Little Tupper Lake & Rock Pond

(William C. Whitney Area, 9 bodies of water, 30 campsites, moderate wind advisory, anglers catch & release)

Santa Clara Tract

(along the St. Regis River, above Everton Falls & Deer River Meadows)

Croghan Tract

(include Mud Pond, Sand Pond & Gregg Lake in the western ADK)

Toley Pond Tract

mixture of flatwater & whitewater on the S. Branch Grass River.  Scenic waterfalls.)

Beaver River Canoe Route

(Old Forge Region, 14 mile paddle thru reservoirs & channels  1-877-85-ORION)

Sand Pond-Mud Pond Area

(Old Forge Region - part of the Croghan tract, .2 mile carry in, marshy shores, narrow corridor streams)

Cranberry Lake

(bays & flows, great hiking too, 46 campsites)  Outlet starts 1.8 miles downstream from bridge, windy flat water to Newton Falls Reservoir

Francis Lake

(Old Forge Region - 120 acre lake, primitive campsites)

 

(Old Forge Region, 9 mile long reservoir surrounded by state campsites)

Oswegatchie River

(virgin pines, scenic river 40 mile round trip)

Moss Lake

(Old Forge Region - small lake at foot of steep mtn, 7 campsites)

Big Moose Lake

(Old Forge Region, borders state land, bays/marsh & trails leading to Pigeon Lk Wilderness w/campsites)

Tupper Lake

(shallow marsh connects Tupper, Simon & Raquette ponds, western shore w/campsites, Bog River Falls for 2 miles stillwater)

Black River

(Old Forge Region - Lyons Falls to Carthage Dam, 44 miles of interrupted flatwater)

N. Branch Moose River

(Old Forge Region - slow moving stretch of river, 11 miles, isolated)

Raquette River

(Long Lake to Tupper Lake - 3- miles) meanders and campsites at intervals, outlet to Stony Creek Pond provides access to Upper Saranac Lake)

Forked Lake

(Blue Mtn. Lake Region - privately owed, borders state land, 7 mile lake, downstream to Long Lake is mix of flat & fast water)

Fulton Chain of Lakes

(Old Forge Region - famous 16 mile chain of lakes from 1st to 5th lake)

Lows Lake/Bog River Flow (Cranberry Lake Region - 11 mile paddle w/shore carry at upper dam, marshes w/backdrop of rugged mtns, islands and 39 campsites.  Ambitious 3 mile carry on west end leads to Upper Oswegatchie River)

Lake Lilia

(Tupper Lake Region - 7 islands, 17 campsites, sandy beaches, climb Frederica Mtn. too)

Raquette Lake

(many bays, great camps, and 2 mile channel at S. Inlet & Browns, connects to 8th Lake on Fulton
Chain)

Long Lake

(prevailing winds, 14 mile lake, campsites available)

Blue Mountain Lake

(10 islands, mtn. ringed lake, 1/2 mile carry at west end leads to Marion River)

Big Brook

(Long Lake Region - 4.7 mile cruise thru scenic corridor w/fast water sections - pest in spring)

Madawaska Flow-Quebec Brook

(Santa Clara Tract - accessible Rt 458, remote & scenic, some portaging)

St. Regis River

(16 mile winding flatwater, up & down stream)

Lower Osgood River

(sm. river meanders thru forest/marsh, starting at Meacham Lake outlet, huge Eagle's nest)

Lake Kushaqua to Osgood Pond

(12 mile trip w/interesting group of lakes, channels & one .75 mile carry)

St. Regis Falls Flow/East Branch

(quiet flatwater,  6 miles above dam.  Everton Falls is passable at high water levels with challenging white water w/rapids, some scouting)

St. Regis Wilderness Canoe Area

(pond-hopper's paradise, many short carries, traverse 10 kales & ponds)

Chubb River

(little river w/surprises, 9 mile round trip, 1 carry, numerous beaver dams)

St. Regis River/Santa Clara Flow

(just off Blue Mtn Road, some fast water, short carry, windy backwater)

Everton Falls Preserve - E. Branch St. Regis River

(waterfalls winding 9 miles flatwater, marsh, short portage trail over wetlands)

Hatch Brook

(9 mile flatwater cruise thru marsh & scenery)

Deer River Flow

(2.7 mile backwater, mtn. views, lots of birds)

Deer River

(above High Falls, 10 mile flatwater, below High Falls drops rapidly w/mix of moving water, access Deer River State Forest)

Lower Oswegatchie River (starts at Gouveneur, 65 miles to Osdenburg which flows into St. Lawrence River, slow moving, marshes & pasture & Rapids that can be portaged or run by experienced paddlers)

Black Lake

(anglers dream, rocky points, weedbeds)

Raquette River Reservoirs

(27 mile stretch w/setting of largest inland hydroelectric in Northern NY, picnic areas, ramps, beaches & campgrounds)

Indian Lake

(14 mile waterway, island camping, Snowy Mtn. cliffs, fire tower, hike Baldface)

South Branch Grass River

(part of Tooley Pond Tract, upper section to Rainbow Falls for canoeing, carry trails & around waterfalls.  Rainbow Falls suitable for expert kayakers)

Lower Raquette River

(14. miles between Raymondville to Raquette River Village, paddle when water levels are adequate, several sets of rapids)

Piseco Lake Area

(interesting side trips, Fall Stream to Fall Lake, beaver dams, remote Vly Lake)

Sacandaga Lake Area

(2 lg. headwater lakes connected by sm. navigable channel, paddle up to Mud Lake or carry to beautiful Fawn Lk., several campsites)

Jessup River

(while at Indian Lake, meandering stream 4 mile cruise, picnic, trail to waterfall)

Cedar River Flow/Moose River Plains

(tucked in the mtns., isolated wilderness - brochure at DEC)

Upper West Branch Sacandaga River

(Class I flatwater, either direction.  Both Chub & Trout Lake have navigable outlets for side trips)

Kunjamuk Creek

(7 mile round trip windy river, paddle to Elm Lake)

Rich Lake & Harris Lake

(public beach for scenic 7.5 mile round trip)

Schroon River

(15 mile from N. Hudson to Schroon Lake, easy Class I flat water, with carry at Schroon Falls, wildlife sightings and empties into Schroon Lake)

Lower Schroon River

(27 miles with mix of long flatwater to some exciting Class III-IV, scout before running)

Great Chazy River

(20 miles section of a 40 mile river, downstream float at Mooers and extend into Kings Bay, some motor boat traffic)

Chazy Lake

(4 mile lake nestled at Lyon, Johnson & Ellenburg Mtn., beach & park, firetower at Lyon Mtn.)

Silver Lake & Taylor Pond (secluded lakes, dense woods, short hike to top of Silver Lake Mountain)

Ausable Point Wildlife Mgt. Area

(interesting 5 mile circuit w/meanders of Ausable Delta & marshes, many species of waterfowl)

   

 

Boating Lake Tours

Lake George Steamboat Company
Beach Street, Lake George

800-553-BOAT

Lake George Shoreline Cruises

2 Kurosaka Lane, Lake George

518-888-LGBOATS

Juniper Boat Tours
2 Dock Street, Plattsburgh

518-561-8970

Pontoon Boat Tours of Lake George

Gilchrist Marina & Motel

877-547-6686

Lake Champlain Scenic & Historic Cruises

802-897-5331

Adirondack Marina Boat Tours

518-523-9704

Lake Placid Marina Boat Tours

518-523-9704

 Adirondack Marina Boat Tours

518-523-9704

The Morgan (wooden boat, lunch/dinner)

The Sagamore Resort

518-743-6100

Champlain Canal Tour Boats

Route 4 & 32

North Schuylerville

518-695-5609

Lake Champlain Ferries

(Essex, Port Kent, Plattsburgh, and cable ferry at Ticonderoga)

Lake Champlain Scenic & Historic Cruises

802-897-5331

Raquette Lake Navigation

Raquette Lake

315-354-5532

Lake George Steamboat Company
Lake George

800-553-BOAT

Schroon Lake Boat Tours

518-532-7675

Lake Placid Tour Boat Cruises

Old Forge Lake Cruises
Old Forge

315-369-6473

Raquette Lake Navigation

Raquette Lake

315-354-5532

Indian Pipes Charter Cruises

Lake George

518-644-9400 X6040

Fulton Chain Boat Tours

NY Route 28

Old Forge

315-369-6473

Scenic River Cruises on Saranac River

518-819-2241

Long Lake Boat Tours

Long Lake

518-624-LAKE

 

Visit our Guides for Water Rafting Tours

 

 

Inlet, Route 28 (2 launches)

Schroon Lake (@ Horicon @ E. Shore Drive, and downtown Schroon Lake on Dock St.)

Tupper Lake, Route 30, Hamlet of Moody

Paradox Lake @ State Campground/Rt 74 - Schroon Lake

Lake George Boat Launches

Roger's Rock NYS Campground (fee) Route 9, Hague

Rogers Memorial Park & Beach, Bolton Landing

F.R. Smith & Sons Marina, Bolton Landing

Dunham's Bay Dock & Launch, Route 9 & Bay Road, Lake George

Rogers Memorial Park & Beach, Bolton Landing

Yankee Boat Center, Diamond Point, 518-668-2862

Fischer's Marina, Pilot Knob

Gilchrist Marina & Motel, Lake Shore Drive

Lake Champlain State Boat Launches:

Point Au Roche, Route 9, Plattsburgh

Peru Dock, Route 9, Valcour

Port Douglas, Route 16, Keeseville

Willsboro Bay, Route 22, Willsboro

Westport, Route 22, Westport

Port Henry, Route 9N, Village of Port Henry

Crown Point Reservation, Bridge Road, Crown Point

Ticonderoga, Route 74, Ticonderoga Ferry

Keene

Cascade Lakes, Off 73, Keene

Lake Harris Campground, Route 28N, Newcomb

Franklin Falls Flow, Route 18, Bloomingdale

Lake Placid, Route 86, Village of Lake Placid

Mirror Lake, Route 86, Lake Placid

Moose Pond, Route 3, Bloomingdale

Buck Pond Campground, Paul Smiths

Lake Colby, Route 86, Saranac Lake

Lake Flower, Route 86, Saranac Lake

Meacham Lake Campground, Route 30, Lake Clear

Rollins Pond Campground, Route 30, Tupper Lake

Saranac Lake

Middle South Creek, Route 30

Lower Second Pond, Route 3

Upper Saranac Inn, Route 30

Bloomingdale Ave/ 39 Main St.

  Complete List (click here)

 

 

Boat Rentals

Mirror Lake Boat Rentals

2608 Main Street

Lake Placid

518-523-2445

Beckley's Boats

3950 Lake Shore Drive

Diamond Point

518-668-2651

Mke's Lakesports Inc.

Lakeshore Drive

Lake George

518-668-4919

Yankee Boating Center

3910 Route 9N

 Diamond Point

518-668-3617

Bottom Time Dive Charters

Plattsburgh

518-561-7748

Eagle III Charters (Lake Champlain)

518-647-1207

Lake Placid Marina

Lake Street

Lake Placid

518-523-9704

St. Regis Canoe Outfitters

73 Dorsey Street

 Saranac Lake

888-775-2925

Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club

31 Bayside Drive

 Saranac Lake

518-891-3001

Blue Jay Campsite

Tupper Long Lake Road

 Tupper Lake

518-359-3720

Captain Marneys Boat Rental

3 Victor Herbert Road

Lake Placid

518-523-9747

Club Nautico of Westport Marina

Westport

518-926-8356

Dockside Landing Marina

9130 Lakeshore Drive

 Hauge

518-643-8888

Martin Bait-N-Tackle

5101 Route 374

 Merrill

518-524-3312

Snug Harbor Marina

92 Black Point Road

Ticonderoga

518-585-2628

Swiss Boat Rentals

7 Duprey Street

 Saranac Lake

518-891-2130

Cherokee Trout Charters

Bolton Landing

518-644-3831

 

 

 

Adirondack Boat Storage

912 McKenze Pond Road

Saranac Lake

518-891-1671

Dockside Landing Boat Center

9 Commerce Drive

Ticonderoga

518-518-585-2100

East Kiln Boat Storage

166 East Kiln Road

 Ausable Forks

518-647-2292

King Boatworks Inc.

Route 8

 Hauge

518-543-0024

Lighthouse Point Marina

Montgomery Road

Rouses Point

518-297-6392

Plattsburgh Boat Basin

5 Dock Street, Plattsburgh

518-561-2800

Spencer Boatworks

956 State Route 3

Saranac Lake

518-891-5828

Van Slooten Harbour Marina

140 South Main Street

 Port Henry

518-546-7400

 

You Store It

354 Broadway

 Saranac Lake

518-891-3200

 

 

 

 

 

A        
  Adironack Canoe & Kayaks   Tupper Lake 518-359-2174
 

Adirondack Marina

  Long Lake 518-624-2090
  Admiral's Marina (60' max. boat length)   Stillwater 518-664-9039
 

Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club

31 Bayside Drive Saranac Lake 518-891-3001
B        
  Barcomb's Marina  (50' max. boat length) 90 Montgomery Street Rouses Point 518-297-6112
  Barnhart Island Marina   Massena 315-769-8663
  Bayview Marina 4762 Lake Shore Drive Bolton Landing 518-644-9633
  Beckleys Boat Rentals   Diamond Point 518-668-2651
 

Big Moose Marina/Dunn's Boat

1500 Big Moose Road Eagle Bay  
 

Bird's Adirondack Marine

2730 Route 38 Raquette Lake 315-354-4441
  Boats by George on the Lake   Cleverdale 518-656-9353
 

Boblin Boat Works

Lakeside Drive Mayfield 518-961-5713
  Bolton Landing Marina 4932 Lake Shore Drive Bolton Landing 518-44-3474
 

Blue Mt Lake Boat Livery

  Blue Mountain 518-648-3973
 

Boats-R-Fun

Klein Drive

Willsboro

518-963-7276

  Brant Lake Garage & Marine   Horicon 518-494-3260
 

Burkes

  Raquette Lake 315-354-4623
C        
 

Camp Hilary

  Long Lake 518-624-2233
 

Camp Of The Woods

  Speculator 518-548-6411
  Castaway Marina   Cleverdale 518-656-3636
 

Cayuga Lake Campground

  Gloversville 518-773-7468
 

Caroga Lake Marina

2279 State Highway 10 Caroga Lake 518-835-6615
 

Cedar Cove Cottages

  Blue Mtn. Lake 518-352-7742
 

Chazy Boat Basin

  Chazy

518-298-2010

Chazy River Marina 30 Maple Street Rouses Point 518-297-5744
 

Chazy Yacht Club (45' max. boat length)

2604 Lake Shore Road Chazy

518-298-2866

 

Chelka Lodge

 

Diamond Point

518-668-4677

 

Chic's Marina

2782 Lake Shore Drive Bolton Landing 518-644-3470
 

Clark's Indian Lake Marina

  Sabael 518-648-5459
 

Clarks Marina

  Inlet 315-357-3231
  Cole's Creek Marina   Waddington 315-388-4237
 

Cranberry Cove Marina

1840 State Highway 30 Mayfield 518-661-5616
 

Crescent Bay Inc.

  Saranac Lake

518-891-2060

D        
  Day Brothers Boats   Plattsburg 518-562-2628
  Diamond Point Boat Repair 19 Norowal Road Bolton landing 518-644-2288
  Dockside Landing Marina   Hague 518-543-8888
 

Docksider Restaurant on Glen Lake

 

Queensbury 518-792-3543
 

Donaldson's

  Lake Clear 518-891-4070
 

Douglas Corporation

  Silver Lake 518-647-8061
 

Driftwood Park

530 Vandeburgh Point Road

Mayfield

518-681-9905

  Durham's Bay Boat/Beach Club   Lake George 518-798-1718
  Dunham's Bay Sea Ray   Lake George 518-656-9244
 

Dunlop Marine

  Lake Pleasant 518-548-7954
E        
 

Edinburg Marina

104 N. Shore Road

Northville

518-863-8398

 

Essex Shipyard Marina (60' max. boat length)

South Main Street Essex 518-963-4024
F        
  F.R. Smith & Sons Inc. 36 Sagamore Road Bolton Landing 518-644-5181
  Fischer's Marina   Kattskill Bay 518-656-9981
 

Fogarty Lake Flower Marina

  Saranac Lake 518-891-2340
  Fort Edward Yacht Basin 1 Ferry Street Schuylerville 518-695-3193
G        
  Gaine's Marina (120' max. boat length) 141 Lake Street Rouses Point 518-297-7000
 

Gilbert Brook Marina (42' max. boat length)

 

West Chazy

516-846-7342

  Gilchrist Marina   Diamond Point 518-668-2028
 

Gordon's Lakeside Marina

322 Lakeside Drive Mayfield 518-661-5031
  Grand-View/Quality Inn   Ogdensburg 315-393-4550
H        
  Hacker Boat Company   Silver Bay 518-543-6666
  Harris Bay Yacht Club   Cleverdale 518-656-9028
 

Hulett's Island Marina

  Dresden  
I        
  Iggy's Place   Speculator 518-548-4765
  Indian Bay Marina (50' max. boat length)   Willsboro 518-693-7276
 

Inlet Marina

    315-357-3231
J        
K        
 

Keough Marine Sales

  Saranac Lake 518-891-2340
L        
  Lake George Boat Company   Lake George 518-656-9203
  Lake George Camping Equipment   Bolton Landing 518-644-9941
 

Lake Placid Marina

  Lake Placid 518-523-9704
  Lake Pleasant Marina   Lake Pleasant 518-548-7711
 

Lakeside Marina

  Sabael 518-648-5459
  Lamb Bros Inc.  

Bolton Landing

518-644-9797

 

Lees Park

  Saratoga Spring  518-584-6844
 

Little Wolf Pond

  Tupper Lake 518-359-3000
  Lock 1 Marina (50' max. boat length) 461 Hudson River Road Waterford 518-238-1321
  Lock 12 Marina (75' max. boat length) 7 North William Street Whitehall 518-499-2049
 

Long Lake Marina

  Long Lake 518-624-2266
M        
 

McDonalds Boat Livery

  Tupper Lake 518-359-9060
 

Majestic Mtn. Marina & Restaurant

2335 North Shore Road Hadley 518-696-3727
Marina at Lighthouse Point  (60' max. boat length) 61 Montgomery Street Rouses Point 518-297-6392
 

Mayfield Yacht Club

  Mayfield 518-961-9900
 

Miller's Grandview Marina

342 Lakeside Drive

Mayfield

518-661-5824

  Mooney Bay Marina  (45' max. boat length)   Plattsburgh 518-563-2960
 

Monitor Bay Marina

 

Crown Point

518-597-3235

 

Motel Long Lake

  Long Lake 518-624-2613
Mott Marine 97 Montgomery Street Rouses Point 518-297-3939
N        
  Norowal Marina Inc. PO Box 642 Bolton Landing 518-644-3741
 

Northhampton Marina

284 Houseman Street Mayfield 518-863-8127
O        
P        
  Palmer Brothers Marina   Horicon 518-494-2677
 

Park Marine Base

199 County Highway 152 Northville 518-863-8112
  Payne's Air Service & Marina   Inlet 315-357-3971
 

Pecks Lake

  Gloversville 518-725-1294
  Performance Marine 4936 Lake Shore Drive Bolton Landing 518-644-3080
  Piseco Lake Lodge   Piseco 518-548-8552
  Plattsburgh Boat Basin   Plattsburgh 518-546-2800
 

Port Henry Boat Launch

 

Port Henry

518-546-9981

 

Port Henry Marina

  Port Henry

518-546-3428

Q        
R        
  Rancho Pines   Chestertown 518-494-3645
  Raquette River Outfitters   Tupper Lake 518-359-3228
  Riverside Pines Campsite   Chestertown 518-494-2280
  Rivett's Marine   Old Forge 315-369-3123
  Robert Moses State Park   Massena  
 

Rocky Dell Cottages

  Long Lake 518-624-2273
S        
 

Sacandaga Marina

117 School Street Mayfield 518-661-6021
  Saint Regis Canoe Outfitters   Saranac Lake 888-775-2925
 

Sand Bar & Restaurant & Marina

306 Woods Hollow Road Mayfield 518-883-8080 
 

Saratoga Lake Marine

  Saratoga Spring 518-899-6492
 

Schroon Lake Marina

Route 9 Schroon Lake 518-532-7884
  Snug Harbor Marina

92 Black Point

Ticonderoga

518-585-2628

 

Snug Harbour Marina (50' max. boat length)

4013 State Route 9 Plattsburgh 518-563-2134
  Snug Harbor South   Silver Bay 518-543-8866
  Stone Fence   Ogdensburg 315-393-1545
 

Swiss Marine Inc.

  Saranac Lake 581-891-2130
 

Sunset Bay Vacation Resort RV Park & Marina

353 Paradise Point Road

Mayfield

518-661-6187
  Swiss Marine Inc.   Saranac Lake 518-891-2130
T        
  The Marina at Lighthouse Point   Rouses Point 518-297-6392
 

Trader Johns

  Mayfield 518-961-5031
 

Treadwell Bay Marina

214 Bouchard Drive Plattsburgh 518-563-1321
U        
 

Union Falls Lake Camp

  Au Sable Forks 518-647-8083
V        
  Van Slooten Harbor Marina (65' max. boat length) 56 Harbor Lane Port Henry 518-546-7400
W        
 

Water's Edge Marina

8707 County Route 18

Bolton Landing

518-644-2511

  Westport Marina (100' max. boat length)   Westport 518-962-4356
  Whitehall Marina (80' max. boat length)   Whitehall 518-499-9770
  Willsboro Marina (50' max. boat length)   Willsboro 518-963-7276
X        
Y        
  Yankee Boating Center   Diamond Point 518-668-2862
Z        

 

Trivia:  New York State has over 800 public and private commercial marinas along its coastal zone and connected waterways (BTW, visit NY water byway historical locks tour).

 

 

Inlet, Route 28 (2 launches) Schroon Lake (@ Horicon @ E. Shore Drive, and downtown Schroon Lake on Dock St.)
Rogers Memorial Park & Beach, Bolton Landing Paradox Lake (at State Campground, Rt 74)
Saranac Lake - canoe launch (Bloomingdale Ave, 3 Main St, 39 Main Street) Visit:  Directory of Boat Launches

 

 

Pack & Paddle It

 

 

Lock Directory

 

 

 

Be a ADVENTURESOME kid again.  Lots of guts needed.

Para-sailing Adventures

Shoreline Cruises Dock

 Lake George

518-668-4644

National Water Sports

 7 Christie Lane

Lake George

518-668-4013

Sun Sports Para-sail Rides

 Chic's Marina, Route 9N

Bolton Landing 518-644-3470

 

 

 

Mayfield Yacht Club

434 North Shore Road

 Edinburg

Yankee Boating Center

 3910 Route 9N

Diamond Point

518-668-3617

Adirondack Boardsailing Club

302 Stone Church Road

 Ballston Spa

Normandie Beach Resort

96 Furnace Point Lane

 Westport

518-962-2050

 

 

Lake Champlain Underwater Historic Preserve

contact NYS DEC

518-897-1200

Adirondack Scuba

Ballston Spa

518-884-4056

Morin's Dive Center

Glens Falls

800-924-3483

Champlain Dive Center

Plattsburgh

 518-562-3483

Jones' Aqua Sports 

Willsboro

18-963-1150

Ontario Scuba

Fulton

315-593-8040

Pleasure Divers

Plattsburgh

518-56-DIVER

Lake Champlain's Underwater Historic Preserve

518-897-1200

Diamond Divers

Bolton Landing

518-885-0024

Northern Lake George Resort

8074 Lake Shore Drive

Silver Bay

518-543-6528

Submerged Heritage Preserve

Lake George

518-897-1200

Underwater Historical Preserves -  All underwater historic sites in Lake Champlain belong in public trust to the people of the respective states in whose water they lie. The States of Vermont and New York have established the Lake Champlain Underwater Historic Preserve to provide public access for divers to some of the Lake's historic shipwrecks.  To learn more about shipwreck dive areas on Lake Champlain (click here).

 

Be a kid again; no skills needed but just a smile :-)

Ausable Chasms

(visit this 'Yosemite of the East' and get in a tube, plus enjoy their snack bar & gift shop)

Schroon River

 A lazy meandering river w/some falls

Check out our Resources for more locations

ARO

(Adirondack River Outfitters)

Route 9N

 Lake Luzerne

518-369-3536

AKTO dba Wild Waters

 Lake Luzerne

800-303-9962

Beaver Brook Outfitters

NY Route 28

Wevertown

518-251-3394

Hudson River Rafting

9 Ordway Lane

North Creek

800-989-RAFT

Sacandaga Outdoor Center

866-696-RAFT

Tubby Tubes Company

19 Cannon Drive

Lake Luzerne

518-696-5454

Rafting Guide

Lake George

800-365-1050

Also visit our Pack & Paddle Guide to pick some of our meandering river ways

 

 

 

Aqua Adventure Waterslides at the

Fun Spot

Water Slide World

 Route 9

 Lake George

518-668-4407

Great Escape & Splash Water Kingdom

1172 Route 9

 Queensbury

518-668-5401

 

 

Adirondack Water Ski School

Chic's Marina

Route 9N

 Bolton Landing

 518-644-3470

Daggett Lake Campsites & Waterski Center

660 Glen Athol Road

 Warrensburg

518-623-2198

Inverted Wakeboard & Waterski School

 Loon Lake Marina

Chestertown

518-494-3410

Mike's Lake Sports

3494 Lake Shore Drive

Lake George

518-668-4919

 

 

 

 

Waterfalls

Please watch your children

Schroon Falls/Essex Cty.

I-87 X28 N on Rt 9, cross Schroon River, immediate Right on River Road

Northwest Bay Brook/Warren Cty.

Bolton Landing, North on Rt 9N for 6 miles, Park @ Northwest Bay Fishing Access Parking, cross road and walk 1/10 mile, look for Tongue Mtn. Range-Clay Meadow on right side of rd., trails to falls are on left side of rd across from sign

Snook Kill/Saratoga Cty.

North on Rt 9 until readh Rt 36, turn left on Greenfield Rd. and travel .04 miles, pull off area on left (the start of Sankos Rd is on right), see foot path to falls

Beecher Falls/Saratoga Cty.

(wheelchair accessible viewing)

From intersection of Cty. R9 and 4 in Edinburgh, travel .04 miles down North Shore Road/CR 4 to parking on right

Raquette Falls - Hamilton County

(9 miles, RT, easy) DEC outpost, canoe carry trail to upper end of rapids

Jamestown Falls & Moody Falls (easy hike) north of Childwood, 1.5 miles N of Intersection Rte 3 & 56

Olmstead Pond Loop (4.6 miles, RT easy trail), east of Wanakena, greenish-blue color water due to minerals High Falls Loop (15.1 miles, RT, moderate trail), traverses beaver dams and waterfalls, camping area on Oswegatchie River.  South of Wanakena

High Falls Gorge, (admission fee), Wilmington, 518-946-2278

 

Rocky Falls (48 miles, RT, moderate trail), scenic cascades & swimming hole, Wilmington Calamity Brook to Flowed Land (9.4 miles RT, moderate), route with ponds, brooks, monument.  West of Tahawas

Snow Mountain (3.4 miles, RT, moderate trail), stream, flume, waterfalls, & views, Keene Valley

Cathedral Rocks/Bear Run Loop (4 miles, RT, moderate trail) rugged, passes Pyramid Falls, pools at base of high cliff, Keene Valley Shingle Mills Falls, 10' waterfall on Otter Creek, nice picnic area, Brantingham

Gleasmans Falls (6 miles, RT, easy trail), beautiful series of waterfalls, north of Brantingham Lake

Cathedral Pines, Route 28, west of Raquette Lake Old Dam Nature Trail (1.2 miles, easy) entrance at State campground, Limekiln Lake Campground Cascade Lake, (5.4 Miles loop, easy), narrow waterfalls, pond, trail guide avail. at trailhead.  Limekiln Lake Campground
Buttermilk Falls, short walk, nice picnic area, southwest of Long Lake Potholers, interesting section of E. Canada Creek with serious of waterfalls, short walk upstream, north of Stratford Auger Falls, (1 mile, easy), north of Rt 8 & Rt 3 Intersection, Wells
Oregon Trail (2.4 miles, RT, easy), follow old road, picturesque bridge, west of Bakers Mills More Waterfalls  

 

 

 

 

Guide Books & Maps

Adirondack North Country
 

Paddling.net Resources

Rules and Regulations

Canoe Map & Topo Trail Maps

Adirondack North Country Trip Planning

Adirondack North Country Booklist

Adirondack Paddlers Map

518-775-2925

Delorme Mapping Co.

Maptech Waterproof Charts

Lake Champlain Nautical Charts

800-638-8975

Fishing Hot Spots Maps

(Lk. George & Lk. Champlain)

Empire State Marine Trades

Club Nautico Boat Rentals @ Westport Marina

800-626-0342

State-wide Emergency Search & Rescue/Fire Hot Line

518-891-0235

Adirondack Waterways Guide

Boating Registrations - Adk. Park Commission

Fort George Road

Lake George

518-668-9347

NYS Dept of Environment Conservation (DEC)

Contour Maps of Adirondack Lakes

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