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Boating in the Adirondacks

Enjoy the fresh air and warm sunshine when you go boating in the Adirondacks! With so many amazing lakes to choose from, including great fishing and spectacular scenery, it's no wonder why boating is such a popular pasttime in the Adirondacks, for locals and visitors alike.

Anxious to get out on the water? Discover everything you need to know in this guide to boating in the Adirondacks.

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Adirondack Lakes

Pretty much any lake you choose in the Adirondacks will be a fantastic destination for boating. Take a look at the many options for lakes and ponds in the Adirondacks to go boating, sailing, kayaking or canoeing!

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Boat Rentals & Marinas

Ready to drop a line or enjoy an afternoon of waterskiing? Discover marinas and boat rentals on some of the most popular lakes in the Adirondacks!

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Boat Rules and Regulations

In the Adirondack Park alone, there are over 10,000 lakes! Make sure you're aware of all the rules and regulations for boating in the Adirondacks and New York State.


Great Fishing

Everywhere you turn in the Adirondacks, you'll find a great fishing spot. Whether you're headed out on your own or looking for a good fishing charter, you're sure to find a great day of fishing here.

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Best Lakes For Boating

Any Adirondack lake is a great lake for boating, but there a few popular lakes that stand out above the rest. Discover which lakes are the most popular lakes for boating in the Adirondacks!

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Boat Sales & Services

The Adirondack region is a boaters paradise! Cruise through many of the lakes and ponds in a powerboat. Local boat dealers and marinas are happy to help you find the perfect equipment for your aquatic adventures.

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Canoes & Kayaks

There's no better way to explore Adirondack waterways than by paddling in a canoe or kayak! Here, you'll find sales and rentals for paddlers of all ability and interest levels.

Boating Lake George

Boating On Lake George

Arguably one of the best lakes for boating in the Adirondacks, Lake George is located at the very bottom of the blue line and offers a wealth of boating and on-lake activities!

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Boating Gallery

Check out these breathtaking boating photos taken in the Adirondacks!