This paddling route begins on Lower Saranac Lake and takes you into a quiet creek where you will have the opportunity to observe wildlife.
Total distance: 3 miles round trip
Length of time: 2.5-3.5 hours
Motorboats have access via the State Bridge DEC boat launch or by car top at Ampersand Bay
Public parking is available at Ampersand Bay Boat Access
Put in/take out at Ampersand Bay access
Put in at Ampersand Bay access. You will notice the remains of the historic Ampersand Hotel to your right. Paddle across the bay to Camp Guggenheim, which is privately owned and operated as a children’s camp. As you pass the beach of Camp Guggenheim, turn to the right to enter Fish Creek. Paddle up the creek and back. You will eventually come to a dead end.