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What better way to see the beauty of Schroon Lake than a day of paddling? Whether you prefer to kayak or canoe, grab your oars, and explore Schroon Lake and the Schroon River. Keep an eye out for the local wildlife—loons, muskrats and ducks are just a few of the animals you might spot on your journey.

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763 Putts Pond Road, Ticonderoga, New York
(518) 532-7675
Camping Large, well-forested campsites with lots of privacy. This is a key start off point for hiking the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness area. Choose from interior site camping, which requires a boat for...
28N, Newcomb, New York
(518) 532-7675
Paddling Loons, mink, pine marten, otter, moose, beaver, deer, and red fox are just some of the wildlife that you may encounter at the lake. A biking trail follows the shoreline. Size: 342 Acres....
763 Putts Pond Road, North Hudson, New York
(518) 532-7675
Paddling How to get there: From the intersection of Route 9 and 74 near Schroon Lake, follow Route 74 toward Ticonderoga. Continue to Putts Pond Road on the right — this is also the...
763 Putts Pond Road, Ticonderoga, New York
(518) 532-7675
Fishing Directions to Access Points: Take Exit 28 off of Interstate 87 and take Route 9 south, toward Schroon Lake. In just over a half a mile, take a left onto Alder Meadow Road, follow it for...
Route 28N, Minerva, New York
(518) 532-7675
Hiking How to get there From exit 28 in Schroon Lake follow I-87 north for one exit to the North Hudson exit #29. From here follow Boreas Road west toward Newcomb. Continue to Route 28N and take a...
East Shore Road, Schroon Lake, New York
(518) 532-7675
Hiking How to get there Take Exit 28 off of Interstate 87 and follow Route 9 south toward Schroon Lake. Continue for 0.6 mile and turn onto Alder Meadow Road, follow that to East...
Route 28N, Long Lake, New York
(518) 532-7675
Fishing Directions to Access Point(s): From Newcomb follow Route 28N west toward Long Lake. Continue for around 9.5 miles to the access site on the right. Look for a DEC sign. Follow this short...
Main St, Schroon Lake, New York
Lovely and tranquil, the waters of Schroon Lake have been attracting canoeists and kayakers for many years. Explore the shoreline with its abundant wild life.
Schroon River Road, Schroon Lake, New York
A 4-mile section of Schroon River below Schroon Lake makes for an excellent day trip. A slow current (less than one knot except during the spring melt) and abundant wildlife will interest anyone in...
897 NYS Route 74, Paradox, New York
(518) 532-7675
Fishing This imposing lake is tucked away among hardwood hills in the heart of the wilderness. There is a surface ramp at Paradox Lake Public Campground on Route 74, 2 miles east of the hamlet of...
Pine Tree Road, Newcomb, New York
(518) 532-7675
The 19,600-acre Essex Chain Lakes Complex opened to the public in the summer of 2014 as a prime destination for Adirondack paddling, camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing. The region contains the...
Route 74, Paradox, New York
(518) 532-7675
Fishing Directions to Access Points: From the intersection of Route 74 and Route 9N in Ticonderoga follow Route 74 west toward Schroon Lake. Continue to the small Hamlet of Eagle Lake and cross...
Newcomb Lake Road, Newcomb, New York
Now this is the wilderness! Option of a horse drawn wagon for you and your canoe (fee) down a 4.5 mile dirt access road. Closed to vehicles. Explore the lake and the Great Camp Santanoni. Great views...
Putts Pond Road, Ticonderoga, New York
(518) 532-7675
Paddling These two ponds are connected by a set of narrows. The best launch is located near the beach which is just over a small hill from the main parking area in the campground. This pond in the...
897 NYS Route 74, Schroon Lake, New York
(518) 532-7675
Paddling Loons, whitetail deer, common mergansers, beavers, snapping turtles, and water snakes have all been spotted. Experience this very peaceful, but close enough to civilization, part of the...
Route 30, Long Lake, New York
(518) 265-2399
Campgrounds John Dillon Park is a fully accessible campground with nature trails, campsites, and lean-to's, making it easier for anyone to enjoy a true Adirondack wilderness camping experience...
Ensign Pond Road, North Hudson, New York
(518) 523-2445
Info: The hardest part of this paddle destination is reaching it, and that isn’t all that difficult with a lightweight boat. The portage to the pond is slightly uphill but the  ...

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