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Paddle the Canals: Champlain Bicentennial

July 29 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Join us for this guided paddle on the scenic Champlain Canal and Hudson River for the celebration of the Champlain Canal bicentennial.

Launch/Start: 9am at the Route 4 Rest Stop, Fort Edward, NY (1/2-mile north of Lock C6)

Take-out/Finish: 12pm at Alfred Z. Solomon Launch, Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville, NY

Total Distance: 4.5 miles; two locks (C5 and C6)

Lunch: 12pm at Hudson Crossing Park Pavilion, Schuylerville

Guided History Walk: 1:15-2:15pm within Hudson Crossing Park (optional)

18th Century Days Demos/Exhibits: 12-3pm at Hudson Crossing Park

Complimentary shuttle available from parking at Hudson Crossing Park to launch at Route 4 Rest Stop. Shuttles begin at 7:00am and will continue until 8:45am.

Boat rental is not included in registration. Upstate Kayak Rentals is our rental partner. Reserve your boat rental by contacting Upstate Kayak Rentals directly at https://upstatekayakrentals.com/self-serving-rentals–charters.html or call 518-209-1063.

Limited to 250 registrants. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Pets are not permitted.


Hudson Crossing Park
CR 42 (Lock Road)
Schuylerville, NY 12871 United States
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