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Along the Adirondack North Country Scenic Byways there is scenery like no other in the northeast, drive slowly and enjoy all the sights and communities along the way

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Cranberry Lake Wild Forest NYSDEC Boat Launch and Trails

Olympic Byway, County Rt. 3, near Cranberry Lake in St. Lawrence County

From the NYSDEC Campground in Cranberry Lake one can access over 16 miles of boating and 17 miles of hiking.

The Oswegatchie River as accessed from the Cranberry Lake Campground provides a canoe trip of approximately 16 miles starting at Inlet. For the more adventurous, a canoe carry of 3.5 miles offers the canoeist an additional unique opportunity to enjoy over 14.5 miles of unencumbered scenic waters on the Bog River Flow. Cranberry Lake Campground offers a great base for hiking the numerous trails in the area. Two foot trails leave the campground. The 2.4 mile Bear Mountain Trail is a loop trail which offers a challenging climb and scenic vistas to the novice hiker. The campground trail provides access to a 17.4 mile loop trail system which is well maintained for casual hiking.

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Cranberry Lake

Closest Byway:Olympic Byway
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:County Rt. 3
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:44.2213611779
Longitude:-74.8199885536

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