|We will be in LOOP A
which is campsites 215-260. If you are
interested in camping, you will need to make your
own campsite reservations through Reserve America
Online. Continue to check back for more
There is still some conversation about our paddle locations for Friday and Saturday. We will check out water levels and launches on Thursday.
Suggestions include the Jessup, Sacandaga Lake to Lake Pleasant, Fall Stream by Old Piseco Rd through Fall Lake to Vly Lake, and the Kunjamuk
River to Elm Lake. The long mileage group will be paddling the Great Sacandaga.
Friday Earlybird Paddle:
we expect to paddle on the Jessup River. Low water
prevented us from paddling this last fall, and rain
prevented us from paddling much of anything last
spring, so we will try it in the summer. We
expect to paddle 1 PM, allowing time for people
to set up their tents.
Friday Dinner: Some people will meet to
go out to dinner on Friday at 6:00 pm at the
Speculator Inn and others will opt to eat at
Saturday Group Breakfast:
will be on 221 (Rick and Cindy). Please post
what you are bringing on the message board.
Saturday Group Paddle: Saturday we
will leave from the campground about a half hour
after breakfast cleanup. If you are not
camping with us and wish to paddle with the club,
please be at the campground by 10 AM.
location will be posted as we get closer to the
Saturday Group Dinner: will be on 222 (Amy) and don't forget to list your dish on
the message board.
Sunday and Monday - You are on
your own for activities on these dates.
Please Note: If you plan to paddle with
us on Friday or Saturday and are not camping, please
let us know. Paddle locations and times could change
due to unforeseen circumstances, like the
Directions: Take the Thruway east to
the Utica exit and then take Rts 8 & 12
north. A little ways north of Utica Rts 8
& 12 split. Be sure to stay on Rt 8 until
just outside Speculator. Entrance to the
campground is on the left. Alternately, you
may take the Verona (Turning Stone) Exit 33.
Follow Rt 365 East until the end, then turn left on
Rt 8 north.
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 43.49012, -74.4104
Please Note: Directions for each trip are
provided to help people unfamiliar with the area to
find the location of the trip. They are not meant to
necessarily be the most direct route from your own