Kayaking on Lake George, New York

Kayaking on Lake George, New York
Lake George, New York is a resort destination in the southwest corner of Adirondack Park. Recreational opportunities on and near Lake George itself include hiking, canoeing, fishing, bicycling and kayaking. If you are interested in canoeing and kayaking in the area there are several outfitters on Lake George

Lake George Kayak Co.

The Lake George Kayak Company offers half-day and full-day tours of the lake for beginning to advanced paddlers. Tours include paddles, kayaking gear, snacks, lunch, drinks and a licensed guide. Instruction is also included. Single kayaks are available for advanced paddlers.

Lake George Kayak Co.
Main Street
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-644-9366
lakegeorgekayak.com

Atlantic Camping Tours

Atlantic Camping Tours offers tours of the Mid-Atlantic region and the Adirondacks. Kayaks, gear and camping equipment are included in the rate. Core techniques and a knowledge of kayak equipment are prerequisites of the tour. Tour highlights include exploring the Mother Bunch Islands, Black Mountain Point and Paradise Bay.

Atlantic Camping Tours
320 W. Saugerties Road
Saugerties, NY 12477
atlantickayaktours.com

Self-Guided

You also can tour Lake George on your own. The Lake George Kayak Co. rents kayaks. Areas where you can launch a canoe or kayak include Huddle Bay and Northwest Bay. Huddle Bay, off Highway 9N, has beach access; there are also numerous small inlets and coves to explore. Northwest Bay also can be accessed from 9N. There are several places next to the road suitable for putting in. The Lake George Kayak Co. provides suggestions and tips on areas to paddle. It also sells maps of the area.

Lake George Kayak Co.
Main Street
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
518-644-9366
lakegeorgekayak.com

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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