Posted by: richardp on Aug-06-12 12:49 PM (EST)
Hi. From NYC it is about a 3.5 hour drive to the southeren Adirondacks (Lake George area) and about 5.5 hours to the St Regis Canoe Area. If you have the time,I think the SRCA should be someone's first trip. Pick up the book Quiet Water Canoe Guide: New York for excellent descriptions of canoeing in the entire region. The outfitters in Saranac and Tupper lakes do complete outfitting, car tranport, and rent excellent canoes and kayacks. St Regis Canoe Outfitters even does food. The weather is cool at night (can go down to the upper 30's) and you may encouter black flies. There are excellent lodging and shopping options in and around Saranac Lake too.
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