Take a Paddle–Finger Lakes
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Take a Paddle–Finger Lakes

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Quiet Water for Canoes and Kayaks in New York’s Finger Lakes

Rich and Sue Freeman


TAKE A PADDLE –FINGER LAKES is a map-filled guide for beginning and intermediate paddlers and anyone who enjoys the unique pleasures of flat-water paddling.  The book covers 64 specific locations throughout the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York, with 35 ponds and lakes and over 370 miles of streams and rivers to explore.   Detailed and practical, the 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.  Paddle the historic Erie Canal, inlets to the majestic Finger Lakes themselves, the broad Susquehanna River and many other classic paddles in this region.  Ideal for family paddles or a quiet day on the water, TAKE A PADDLE—FINGER LAKES 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.