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Discover Where to Canoe & Kayak in Lake George NY: A Paddler's Paradise

When you feel the need to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, there's no better escape than an adventure on the beautiful waters of Lake George. To paddle and glide across the area's waterways is the perfect way to reconnect with nature and see the surrounding mountains and landscapes from a whole new perspective.

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, the Lake George Region is overflowing with opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and stand up paddle boarding. Embark on your next paddling adventure today with these local rental companies and launch sites!

a yellow kayak on the lake

Where To Kayak, Canoe & SUP Today in Lake George

Adirondack Adventures Whitewater Rafting
Adirondack Adventures Whitewater Rafting
North River, NY
Our experienced and knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you with planning a trip, rafting on the Hudson River (or elsewhere), or getting instruction on what whitewater is all about.
Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Hadley, NY
Located just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Springs, Sacandaga Outdoor Center boasts the best location on the river. Where the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers meet in Hadley, NY, youÂ’ll find the best rafting, tubing and kayaking around!
view of the Washington County Beach from the waters of Lake George
The Washington County Beach at Huletts Park
Huletts Landing, NY
The free Washington County Beach is in Huletts Landing, NY on the eastern shore of Lake George. It features a picnic area with grills, a basketball court, a tennis court, a canoe and small boat dock, and more.
the sandy beach at veteran's memorial park beach
Veteran's Memorial Park Beach
Bolton Landing, NY
Veteran's Memorial Park Beach is just a half mile north of Rogers Memorial Park Beach on Lake George. The public recreation area features a beach, a park pavilion, picnic tables and grills, and more.
docks with boats at the Rogers Memorial Park Beach
Rogers Memorial Park Beach
Bolton Landing, NY
Rogers Memorial Park Beach in Bolton Landing, NY is open to the public year round from 7:00am - 10:00pm, and during the summer, lifeguards are on duty from 9:00am-5:00pm. The park features a picnic pavilion, grills, tennis courts, and more.
View of Lake George
The Villas on Lake George - Resort and Marina
Diamond Point, NY
The Villas on Lake George is a Family Resort and Marina. The resort is directly on Lake George within 4 miles of popular restuarants, attractions & Lake George Village. Enjoy Jetski & Boat Rentals & many free amenities. www.onlakegeorge.com
Kayak Lake George
Kayak Lake George
Lake George, NY
Kayak Lake George is open 10-5 Daily. Come dressed and ready to go with the following: Bathing suit, Sunscreen & Watershoes. Located in Lake George Village at 22 Lake Avenue.
Lake George Kayak Company
Lake George Kayak Company
Bolton Landing, NY
Located in Bolton Landing, NY, the Lake George Kayak Company is your one stop shop for a fun and easy paddling trip. They operate a boathouse and paddleshop where you can rent or purchase a canoe, kayak, or Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP).
Dockside Landing Marina
Dockside Landing Marina
Hague, NY
Explore the most breathtaking part of Lake George at Dockside Landing Marina! The northern tip of Lake George offers the most majestic mountain views and calm waters. Contact us today to enjoy our new boat rentals, luxury condo, and marina amenities.
three people on SUPs
Patty's Watersports
Cleverdale, NY
Patty's Watersports, a division of Boats by George, is a boutique store and SUP shop that caters to all your stand up paddleboard needs. From purchases to rentals to lessons and gear, you'll find the latest and greatest in water sports.
A Picturesque Trip on the Lake with Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service
Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service
Olmstedville, NY
Jamie Frasier of Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service and his team have been guiding adventurous folk like you through the Adirondacks' mountains, lakes, rivers, and streams for over 25 years.
Go whitewater rafting for one of the most thrilling experiences in the Adirondacks.
Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Ready for an outdoor adventure in the Adirondacks? Beaver Brook Outfitters offers a wide range of services at their four bases, including guided whitewater rafting trips, canoe and kayak rentals, and a winter sports rental shop.
yellow kayaks on a rack and boats near a dock
River Ridin'
Lake Luzerne, NY
Ready for a fun-filled adventure out on the water in the Lake George area? Take a trip to River Ridin' in nearby Lake Luzerne! The local watersports outfitter offers everything from kayak and jet ski rentals to paddling trips down the Hudson River.
a view of the water from land during a foggy day
Rogers Rock Campground
Hague, NY
Located on the quiet northern end of Lake George, this family campground offers swimming, biking, fishing, boating and hiking. Just 6 miles from Ticonderoga on the west shore of Lake George. There are two group campground facilities for small groups.
entrance sign at the glen lake canoe launch
Glen Lake Canoe Launch
Queensbury, NY
The Glen Lake Canoe Launch is located off Exit 20 on I-87, just 1.3 miles from the Six Flags Great Escape intersection. Access from the launch is restricted to canoes and kayaks.
View from the water of people swimming and relaxing at Hague Town Beach
Hague Town Beach Park
Hague, NY
The beach at Robert E. Henry Memorial Park is open 10am - 1:30pm and 2pm - 6pm daily June 29 thru August 31. There is a $15 boat launch fee for non-residents, and this fee is waived for residents with multi-use sticker.
Moreau Sandbar Beach
South Glens Falls, NY
Moreau Sandbar Beach is open from late June until August from 11:00am - 7:00pm.
three people in a white and yellow motorboat that is speeding across the water
F.R. Smith & Sons Marina
Bolton Landing, NY
F.R. Smith & Sons Marina is one of the premier boat dealers in Lake George. Enjoy our selection of power boats, pontoon boats, kayaks and canoes available for you to rent, as well as water taxis to the islands.
Wayside Beach
Lake Luzerne, NY
Visit Wayside Beach from late June through Labor Day each summer. Admission is free.
three tents in the woods surrounded by trees
Hearthstone Point Campground
Lake George, NY
Come camp at Hearthstone Point Campground, located on picturesque Lake George. This popular location offers a variety of diverse recreational opportunities as well as a day use area with grills and picnic tables.
Family riding in a pontoon boat
Bolton Boat Rentals
Bolton Landing, NY
There is no better place to boat than Lake George, and no better way to do it than with one of our rental boats. We are your starting point for experiencing beautiful Lake George!
Luzerne Heights Public Beach
Lake Luzerne, NY
Luzerne Heights Public Beach is a free public beach on Lake Luzerne.
Mossy Point Boat Launch
Ticonderoga, NY
The Mossy Point Boat Launch is located two miles south of Ticonderoga on Black Point Road. There is no fee, and it has an accessible hard launching surface.
Horicon Boat Launch
Pottersville, NY
Horicon Boat Launch is located off Route 9 on County Road 62, just north of Pottersville. It is recognized as the largest public boat launch on Schroon Lake.
Huletts Landing Marina
Huletts Landing, NY
Huletts Landing Marina is here to help you prepare for your trip out on the waters of Lake George. They offer canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals, gas, a boat launch, groceries from their market, and more.
Lake Avenue Park
Lake George, NY
Located at the end of Lake Avenue in Lake George, Lake Avenue Park features a small swimming area and a boat launch area for non-motorized boats, such as canoes and kayaks.
Luzerne State Campground at Fourth Lake
Lake Luzerne, NY
Luzerne Campground features a day-use beach, as well as a place to launch non-motorized boats.
Dunham's Bay Marina
Lake George, NY
Dunham's Bay Marina offers a safe and convenient place to launch your boat on Lake George. They allow canoes, kayaks, jet skis, and motor boats that will fit under the bridge to launch from their site.
Waters' Edge Marina
Bolton Landing, NY
Located at Waters' Edge Cottages, Waters' Edge Marina specializes in a wide range of boating services. They offer U-drive boat rentals, launch space for your boat, and more.
Northwest Bay/Clay Meadow
Bolton Landing, NY
Northwest Bay/Clay Meadow is located four miles north of Bolton Landing. There is no fee to launch your boat here, but only car top boats are allowed.
North Creek Rafting
North Creek, NY
Rafting company offering daytrips, overnight trips, and inflatable kayaks. They operate various trips on the Hudson River, Moose River, Cedar River, Boreas River, and Indian River.
Norowal Marina
Bolton Landing, NY
Norowal Marina is a public boat launch site on Lake George in Bolton Landing. There is a fee that varies based on the type of boat.
E-Z Marine and Storage Inc.
Brant Lake, NY
At E-Z Marine & Storage we don't just sell boats, we sell the whole boating experience! You will always get the highest quality products and service when dealing with us; customer service is our main objective. Boat Rentals: Pontoons and Bowriders

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