Take a Paddle–Western New York
Quiet Water for Canoes and Kayaks
Rich and Sue Freeman
From Rochester to Hornell, west to Chautauqua and north to the Buffalo region, western New York State is home to a wealth of quiet-water paddling locations for canoers and kayakers at all levels. TAKE A PADDLE—WESTERN NEW YORK is a detailed guide to 45 specific locations, with 20 ponds and small lakes and over 250 miles of quiet streams and rivers. Detailed and practical, this book includes locations of launch and take-out sites, difficulty level of each waterway, nearby campsites, canoe and kayak rental locations, even websites for current water conditions, and much more. Ideal for family paddles or a quiet day on the water, TAKE A PADDLE—WESTERN NEW YORK is an indispensable guide for any canoer or kayaker in the region.
Rich and Sue Freeman are long-time outdoor enthusiasts and authors of many other guides to outdoor activities in the upstate New York. For many years residents of the Rochester area, they now live in south-west Florida.