Panther Pond

From the parking area locate the path to the water. There are two to choose from, neither one is better than the other. The carry is 200 feet or so in length and all downhill.

There is no beach so the launch is a bit wet with a soft bottom, water shoes are recommended. Once out on the water you will notice it is well sheltered and calm. Its size is very small but a nice place to relax and even introduce a child to paddling. There is a nice view of Panther Mountain from the pond.

Pond Sizes – Approximate Shoreline Length: Panther Pond: 0.7 miles

Distances: Route 3 to Panther Pond: 200 feet

How to get there: From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 86 in Saranac Lake follow Route 3 toward Tupper Lake. Continue for around 14-miles to the parking area on the left, across from the Panther Mountain Trailhead.

Type of launch: Carry of 200 feet along a developed path

Portage/Carry Details: The carry is all downhill along a narrow but well developed path.

Type of water: Well sheltered, calm and flat.

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Saranac Lake, 12983
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