Adirondack Canoe Classic - 90 Miler Race
The 90 Miler Adirondack Canoe Classic Race from Old Forge to Saranac Lake

Three Days of Adirondack Paddling 

The 90 Miler Adirondack Canoe Classic is an amazing boat event (which welcomes canoes, kayaks, and guideboats) held on the historic "Highway of the Adirondacks" on the weekend after Labor Day. The three-day, 90-mile, 275-boat race concludes at the NYS Boat Launch on Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, welcoming triumphant finishers and concluding with a ceremonial dinner.

While participants have the advantage of lighter boats, pit crews, and trailering from the finish to start lines each day, they are paddling, carrying, and camping along the same chain of lakes, rivers and carries taken by early European settlers and local Adirondack guides.

This is a continuous route from Old Forge, via the Moose River through the Fulton Chain Lakes, to Raquette Lake, then via the Raquette River to Forked Lake, Long Lake and finally via the Stony Creek Ponds and the Indian Carry to Upper Saranac Lake. The route then proceeds via Bartletts Carry to Middle Saranac Lake and Lower Saranac Lake, and finally, Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, the village. As extensive as this route appears, it is only the first leg of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, which stretches all the way to Maine.

There are over 500 competitors from all over the world. The 90 Miler is open to all age groups and classes, from professional to family recreational there is a group for everyone!

We have plenty of paddling and camping and Lodging in and around Saranac Lake for your own exploration experience.

 

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Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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More musicians than you can cram in a VW beetle will be playing in the Great Room at the VIC Sunday, January 28th from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.. 8 to 9 musicians playing their variety of...
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Micro-Monday  Mini Pitcher special all day on our craft centric draft lineup.  14 draft lines to choose from - with the pitchers starting at $6 and up! Join us!
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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The weekly meeting for the Rotary Club of Saranac Lake at the Left Bank Cafe. Please feel free to contact us if you're interested in learning more about Rotary.
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