BOOK YOUR TRIP
Celebrate Padling in Saranac Lake, Adirondacks Through the Month of June

April, 2019

Saranac Lake, NY – This June, the upstate New York village of Saranac Lake, located smack dab in the center of the Adirondacks’ 30,000 miles of paddling routes, is holding a month long paddling celebration. 

Local outfitters and guides are organizing Celebrate Paddling — with a full slate of activities including an SUP Festival, long and short-distance races, and much more. 

With a goal of hosting an event every day during June, the partners — Adirondack Lakes and Trails Outfitters, the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, St. Regis Canoe Outfitters and Mac’s Canoe Livery — are offering demo days, guided canoe, kayak and guide boat trips, races, lectures, clinics on whitewater paddling, kayak strokes and general canoe use.

New this year is the Celebrate Paddling Invitational on June 30 — canoe, kayak, guide boat and SUP paddling races for all abilities including youth, novice and marathon. Race distances are 1, 3 and 12 miles and start and finish on Lake Flower

 

“Celebrate Paddling was created to promote paddling in the Saranac Lake area, one of the most scenic places in the northeast,” said Mike Lynch, communications director for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and an Adirondack guide. A schedule of events is listed here, and will continuously be updated as more events are added. 

About Saranac Lake and the Adirondacks

New York’s Adirondack Park is a protected wilderness region larger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks combined, encompassing more six million acres. Within its boundaries are 3,000 pristine lakes and ponds and more than 1,200 miles of rivers fed by an estimated 30,000 miles of brooks and streams.

When a town has “lake” in its name, it better give off a solid water vibe. Saranac Lake doesn’t disappoint. It’s surrounded by an interconnected mix of scenic lakes, remote ponds and meandering rivers. The Saranac River, Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Saranac lakes and St. Regis Canoe Area are all located within a 20-minute drive from downtown.

Saranac Lake has right-out-your-backdoor paddling in abundance. Begin and end your day on the water right from downtown. Lake Flower is the showpiece in the middle of town. It’s a result of damming the Saranac River that runs through town and connects to the Saranac Chain of Lakes. 

In a nutshell, the village itself is a place with an urban, creative vibe, and where the mountains and lakes are as accessible as they are beautiful. Downtown Saranac Lake is full of artsy shops, restaurants, bars, a farmers market and outdoor music concerts. You can begin and end your paddling adventure just a short walk from dining, shopping and nightlife. For more info on paddling and a Saranac Lake vacation, go to SaranacLake.com. 

E-Newsletter Signup Form

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
For any closed meetings, Good Guy Productions has the capability and equipment to livestream two events at once. They are also very versed in the "Zoom" video meeting...
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
Thanks for your interest. Please order ahead as everything is being prepared from scratch to order (518) 891-1310 We are stopping orders for our Friday pri-fixe meal at 5:00 pm...

Recent Blog Posts...

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
While us humans may be limited in our traveling right now, one group of travelers will be arriving in the Saranac Lake area soon — the birds.  Common species Springtime brings to mind...
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Whether you like dogs or love dogs, there is no breed quite like the Adirondog. Known not for its purity of form but rather its purity of heart and love of adventure, dogs that enter (or live within...
Earn Your Patch There’s an adventurous spirit in all of us. In Saranac Lake, you can answer that call by becoming a Saranac Lake 6er.
Unplug Outdoors The mountains, rivers, and lakes bordering Saranac Lake aren’t just for show, and those boots on everyone’s feet aren’t a bold new fashion statement.
Enter to Win Sample Saranac Lake with this getaway package. Enter now!
Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
Interested In
Sign Me Up!