This list represents the most popular sea kayaking in New York. Use this list to plan your next New York sea kayaking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Niagara River
Niagara Falls, NY
This route follows a section of the Niagara River from the river’s mouth on Lake Ontario south toward the Niagara Gorge and ...
#2 Rochester: Irondequoit Bay
Irondequoit Bay in Rochester is typical of many bays along the south shore of Lake Ontario and has a sand/gravel bar across ...
#3 Grass Point State Park to Rock Island Light
The navigation aids on the St. Lawrence River are mainly the light-on-a-stick variety, but there are a few exceptions. Besides ...
#4 Lakeview State Wildlife Management Area
Sandy Creek, NY
Lakeview State Wildlife Management Area (SWMA) is located on the eastern shore of Lake Ontario and is typical of the shoreline: ...
#5 Chimney Bluffs State Park
Chimney Bluffs, NY
This trip is a short paddle along a strange landscape—it almost looks like the Badlands with water. Although most of the ...
#6 Norman J. Levy Park, Merrick
As you climb into your boat and begin your trip south on Meadow Brook, you’ll feel as if you’ve entered another world altogether. ...
#7 Connetquot River
Great River, NY
The Connetquot is quite wide near the put-in at Timber Point, with both shores being extensively developed.
#8 Georgica Pond
East Hampton, NY
Although Georgica Pond proper is an interesting paddle, its two coves and four creeks are the truly exciting parts to explore. ...
#9 Setauket Harbor
East Setauket, NY
You have several paddling options when launching from the beach on Shore Road. Turning 180 degrees south and heading down ...
#10 Port Jefferson Harbor
Port Jefferson, NY
In a harbor with as much boat traffi c (including a large car ferry) as Port Jefferson’s, it’s best to paddle as far away ...
#11 Stony Brook Harbor
Stony Brook, NY
Launching from the small beach off the town parking lot positions you optimally to begin a trip deep into the harbor itself. ...
#12 Forge River
As you look out from the beach at Osprey Park, the development that is so prevalent along the Forge River is quite hard to ...
#13 Swan River
East Patchogue, NY
Although the Great South Bay beckons just a few hundred feet south of the put-in, heading north on the Swan River provides ...
#14 Northport Harbor
Northport Harbor’s popularity among the boating crowd will become immediately obvious once you launch from Scudder Beach. ...
#15 Accabonac Harbor
The beauty of Accabonac Harbor is obvious, even if you’re just sitting on the beach at the end of Landing Lane. From here, ...
#16 Captree State Park
Captree State Park, NY
Paddling around Captree Island is one of those trips that take a bit of extra work just to begin. The extra work in this ...
#17 Jones Beach State Park
Point Lookout, NY
Although the beach you’re launching from is dedicated for kayak use, it puts you on the water along an incredibly busy part ...
#18 Lake Montauk
Although launching from the beach on East Lake Drive puts you in the water near the northern end of the harbor, there’s a ...
#19 Three Mile Harbor
Launching from the small, rocky beach at the end of Will Curl Highway puts the entire harbor in front of you. Head south ...
#20 Lake Ronkonkoma
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY
Because Lake Ronkonkoma is less than 1 mile wide and 2 miles around, you can see the whole of it when standing at the foot ...
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