Paddling

Canoe Camping on the Essex Chain Lakes

Heading into the newly opened Essex Chain Lakes Tract on a Sunday night with a mid-September forecast for 30 degrees should be a guarantee of solitude. It almost was. With only one other camping...

A Paddle and Picnic with Family

25Sep2018
Author:Eileen Mowrey
I purchased my first kayak, the same one I still use today, when I was nine years old. My older brother and I had recently gone paddling for the first time during an Adirondack vacation. My parents,...

Birding Sabattis Bog and Paddling Round Lake

Starting at Sabattis Wren and I were out early the other day, starting our trip at Sabattis Bog. Early mornings are key at Sabattis, as the road can get fairly busy when folks are heading in to...

An Evening Paddle to Round Lake

The End of the Day Round Lake is perhaps my favorite paddle in northern Hamilton County, and a friend and I took a chance to get out on it the other day. It was late by the time we arrived, but we...

Fall on the water!

11Sep2017
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Last week I was fortunate enough to head out on Piseco Lake for a beautiful sunset cruise with some great friends. My husband, kids, and I  got to have a lovely lake-front dinner of homemade pizza,...

7 Days at Lake Durant

 My adventures in  car camping days began a few years ago . While paddling on a local lake, I encountered a  friend paddling with other people from the Albany area. I was all ears when they told...

Paddling and Birding Along the Bog River

You Can't Miss a Chance to Paddle Here Wren and I had the opportunity to paddle the Bog River the other day and we couldn't turn down the chance to do so. After all, the Bog River is a great place to...

Spring Birds & Peepers

An Afternoon and Evening of Exploring Around Little Tupper Lake and Round Lake A nice day to head out While our recent weather has been wet and raw, it had been warmer not long ago and on a day when...

Camping... closer than you think

 Submitted by guest blogger, Alyssa Devlin. Read on to see why Alyssa can't wait for the warmer months to roll around once again!  This  past summer, I went for a canoe camping trip with my family....

Paddling and birding Round Lake and Little Tupper Lake

Ducks on the move With waterfowl migration beginning, I make sure to check out area lakes whenever I can. And so, when Wren, my dog, and I had a chance to explore south of Tupper Lake the other day,...

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