North Branch of the Moose

The North Branch of the Moose is about 12.4 miles of winding swamps and marsh lands. In addition to the many species of birds that paddlers will come across, they will also be able to see the occasional mountain peak as they move upstream. Towards the end of your journey, you will hear the sounds of rapids – follow the carry to the wooden bridge. If you arranged a shuttle with either Mountainman Outdoor or Tickner’s Canoe Rental, you will exit off of the Middle Branch.

Rivett’s Marine & Recreation

Located on the Water Front in Old Forge. Full service marina & complete marine store, ready to supply all your boating needs. Whether it’s rental boats, sales, service, boating accessories, or supplies, we have it all. Boat Rentals – Pontoon Boats, Power Boats, Ski Boats, Fishing Boats, Canoes or Pedal Boats. www.rivettsmarine.com

  • 102 Lakeview Ave
  • Old Forge, NY
  • 13420
315-369-3123
Open Daily 8am-6pm

Located on the Water Front in Old Forge. Full service marina & complete marine store, ready to supply all your boating needs. Whether it’s rental boats, sales, service, boating accessories, or supplies, we have it all. Boat Rentals – Pontoon Boats, Power Boats, Ski Boats, Fishing Boats, Canoes or Pedal Boats. www.rivettsmarine.com

Rock Lake

Rock Lake provides an easy hike around the beautiful lake that is surrounded by mountains. The hike is a flat and easy 1.6 miles.

South Inlet

South Inlet is a quick and easy 4 mile round trip paddle. There is a small cascade point where paddlers can exit the river and hike to Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake. This area is rich in bird life and offer up broad views of the surrounding mountains.

Stillwater Reservoir

Stillwater Reservoir is a 9 mile long stretch known for a heavy loon population and good fishing opportunities. Motors permitted.

The Inlet on Big Moose Lake

The Inlet on the Big Moose Lake is a 5 mile round trip journey that is best traveled on a calm day. Many paddlers couple their paddle with a hike hoping for a chance to see a variety of woodland birds. As you paddle along, you will notice many trails and outlets to other lakes which allows paddlers to take different detours to add to their adventure.

Wilson Pond

A beautiful walk in the Blue Ridge Wilderness will get you to Wilson Pond. The total distance of the hike is 5.8 miles and is considered to be easy to moderate. Hikers will also pass Grass and Slim Ponds during their hike.

  • Raquette Lake, NY
  • 13436
  • 2840 State Route 28
  • Old Forge, NY
  • 13420
315-369-9911
  • 2590 Stillwater Road
  • Lowville, NY
  • 13367
315-376-2110
  • 117 Riverside Lane
  • Old Forge, NY
  • 13420
315-369-6286
  • White Lake, NY
  • 12786