Second Pond is simply a widening of the Saranac River with a small shoreline. The paddle is a very attractive one on its own and especially in the fall of the year with the colors. Second Pond is an access pond for Lower Saranac Lake to the west, and Oseetah Lake to the east.
Pond Size – Approximate Shoreline Length: 2.1 miles
How to get there: From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 86 in Saranac Lake follow Route 3 toward Tupper Lake. Continue for 4.25 miles or so to the Saranac Lake Islands State Campground, boat launch area on the left.
Type of launch: Roadside
Portage/Carry Details: Less than 50 feet, hard paved surface
Type of water: Well sheltered, calm and flat under most conditions.