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Canoe Launch at Paul Smith's College

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 30 and State Rt. 89, near Paul Smiths in Franklin County

Canoe launch on the campus of Paul Smiths College.

From Saranac Lake, take Route 86 for twelve miles to the intersection of Route 30. After stopping for traffic, proceed forward through the entrance of Paul Smith's College. Continue to the first campus intersection and bear right. At next intersection, take a left, proceed forward toward the lake, then bear right to the Countess Alicia Spaulding-Paolozzi Environmental Science and Education Center. Look for appropriate parking near there. Bear in mind that there is a campus security service, and parking rules as posted will apply.

Closest Community:

Paul Smiths

Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 30 and State Rt. 89
Months Occurring:june, july, august and september
Best Season:summer
Best Time:

summer morning or evening

Scenic View:

historic lake front camps on St. Regis lakes

Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no


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