On a warm spring afternoon, there is no better way to enjoy the beauty of the Finger Lakes than by boat. Exploring the region in a kayak, paddleboard or canoe can be incredibly rewarding.
From two wild lakes to bayou-like swamps to a mighty river, the region boasts a diversity of opportunities for quiet water paddling. Recent interest has brought new outfitters to the region, making it easy to coordinating a spontaneous outing. Make planning even easier by visiting gofingerlakes.org, a new website created by the non-profit Finger Lakes Land Trust to help connect people to the region’s best outdoor adventures.