|Canoing, Kayaking, Rafting and Fishing are wonderful pastimes to enjoy in the
Adirondacks. With the waterway statistics listed below, you could never go wrong, there
are waterways for every level of experience, endurance and type of activity you could desire.
* Over 2,300 lakes and ponds, 1,500 rivers and 30,000 miles of brooks & streams.
* 200 lakes that are over one square mile in area.
Local Fishing - Schroon Lake (also fishing pier in town), Paradox Lake, Schroon River,
Crane Pond and 100's of other area ponds and streams.
* 66 types of fish – including lake & river trout, pike, perch, land locked salmon
|9.1-mile Schroon Lake is a crystal clear mountain lake, with beautiful views of the High Peaks region. This
uncrowded lake, which hosts respectful boaters, can equally host the tranquil kayaker/canoer and the
powerboats or jet skiers. With depths of up to 125 feet in center sections, there is abundant fishing available. A
motorboat for fishing or pulling a tube can be rented at Schroon Lake Marine located 1 mile north of town.
Kayaks & canoes can access the lake, right from our sandy beach, easily put in and pull out right at your
accommodations. If you would like to put in up the Schroon River and paddle down to the Inn, we will gladly drop
you off at the put in location, from the Falls approx.12 miles, from North Hudson approx. 25 miles - back to the Inn.
|Upper Schroon River
|Lower Schroon River
|This 15-mile stretch puts in at North Hudson (exit 29) and continues to
Schroon Lake, with one carry over the Schroon River falls. This is an
easy Class I flat water trip on a meandering river, with wildlife sightings
and wilderness abound.
Put in at the Schroon River Falls and
cut the trip nearly in half.
Warning: In periods of summer draught the water can be very shallow in
the river and difficult for maneuvering.
|This is a 27-mile mixture of flat water and Class III rapids that joins
Schroon Lake with the Hudson River in Warrensburg. There are many
access points along the way, but are relatively unnoticeable when on the
Put in at the Southern end of Schroon Lake on the
other side of road.
Warning: The rapid "The Big Drop" should be
scouted before running it.
|Peaked Hill Trail at Paradox Lake - Paddle & Hike Trip
|White Water Rafting
Hudson River Gorge
|The Hudson River Gorge is rated one of America's top ten white water rivers. It consists of 13-miles of very turbulent
waters which provide a series of difficult Class V rapids, with numerous souse holes and powerful hydraulics. Periodic
releases from Indian Lake maintains high water levels in the Gorge through out the summer.
This is a wonderful adventure trip for the whole family, summer water levels are not as radical as the spring and fall trips,
but still packs a good punch and provides a lot a fun. There are numerous outfitters that provide trips down the river on
release days, they all provide lunch on the river and many provide a snack or meal after the trip.
Warning: This area should only be traveled with a reputable outfitter unless you are an expert paddler.
|This 23-mile stretch begins in North River until you reach the Schroon River. The first 5 miles (to North Creek) are gentle
with a few Class II rapids. After North Creek, the remaining 18 miles gets a little more exciting with some Class III rapids
and ledge drops along the way. The river has beautiful scenery and some wildlife sightings.
Warning: Summer water levels can be low - keep on the watch for shallow water.
Start it at the Inn.
We also provide a unique opportunity for you to bring your own water toys (boat, canoe,
kayak, etc...), many can be used across the road from our property on our sandy beach.
Or explore the numerous surrounding waterways for increased variety and
895 US Route 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870
Phone (518) 791-3578 or (518) 532-0330
Your Hosts: The Mehm Family
Bob & Patti
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