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Adirondack North Country Scenic Byways
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Mountain biking opportunities exist along each of the Scenic Byways, from scenic back roads to trails through the woods

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James LaTour Swim Beach and Picnic Area on Lake Colby

Olympic Byway, State Rt. 3, near Saranac Lake in Franklin County

Just on the edge of Saranac Lake is Lake Colby, where you’ll find a state beach, a boat launch, and Latour Park.

The village beach of Saranac Lake is on Lake Colby, on Moir Road, off Route 86 or Upper Broadway Avenue. Town-operated Latour Park on the shore provides picnicking and shore fishing with nearby swimming. New York State operates a boat launch and fishing access. There is a ten horsepower limit for motorboats. Also a popular ice fishing lake

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Saranac Lake

Closest Byway:Olympic Byway
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 3
Months Occurring:may, june, july, august and september
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no


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