New York State has more than 7,500 lakes, ponds and reservoirs and more than 70,000 miles of rivers and streams. Paddling on these water bodies can take the form of canoes, kayaks, and rafts. Many lakes, ponds and rivers in the Adirondacks and Catskills provide paddling opportunities without motorized boating.
They’re all there for you, so throw on your shirt grab your canoe, kayak, SUP, boat, or whatever! Show your NY pride! Go Hike, Bike, Canoe NY Now!