St. Regis Canoe Area- Four Ponds and a Peak: A family spends a delightful two days paddling and hiking in the St. Regis Canoe Area—and, best of all, there were no long carries.
Saranac Lake Loop-Around the Mountain: Three friends go on a leisurely canoe day trip from Lake Flower to Lower Saranac Lake.
Dunham Bay Marsh-Marsh Madness: Writer Mark Bowie gives insight to one of his favorite hidden gems to go canoeing in the southern Adirondacks.
Avalanche Pass paddle: Adirondack Explorer editors portage canoes 4.5 miles to Avalanche pass and then continue on to Lake Colden and the Flowed Lands paddling four miles and hiking twelve all with ultralight canoes on their backs.
Indian Lake Island-This Island is your Island: Writer Mark Bowie explains where to camp on Islands in the Adirondacks. Inspired by writer John Thaxton’s excursions in the Adirondacks, Bowie solo paddles through Indian Lake recalling a time when his family tried to island camp.
Fulton Chain: Paddlers make the best of a two-day trip on lakes overrun by motorboats and jet-skis.
Favorite Paddles: Looking for a place to paddle? We asked five experienced canoeists to recommend a favorite trip in the Adirondacks. All of these waters are easily accessible. All are flat-water paddles, but beware that the wind can kick up whitecaps on Lake George and Long Lake.
4 great paddles: Mark Bowie shares his favorite flatwater trips.
Paradox Lake to Peaked Hill: A father/daughter canoeing trip with a couple of bumps in the road.
Putnam Pond-Best of Both Worlds: Jeff Nedler recalls a peaceful family canoeing and hiking trip at Putnam Pond.