Canandaigua Lake Paddle/Hike

June 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Kayaking today is CANCELLED! The weather is threatening. We will still hike if the storms haven’t reached the pier in Canandaigua yet


Kayak or Hike Canandaigua Lake Sunday June 26 from 4-6PM. Paddlers will launch from Ontario County Beach Park on East Lake Road while walkers will gather at the city Pier for a self-guided stroll. Boat launch is free with plenty of parking and no portaging needed. Boaters will travel south on the east side of the lake passing by Deep Run Park, the historic Thendara restaurant and Boathouse which are now part of a Mcmansion housing development, and numerous other stately beach homes. After passing Crystal Beach Park, if time permits, we will continue further south where 364 and East Lake Road split and there are some of the small older cottages visible along the lakeshore.
Hikers will walk a 3-mile loop starting from the City Pier, where the boathouses are,then head up to Lakeshore Drive, turn right and head into Kershaw Park and follow the trail along the lake. At Twisted Rail head back up to the road and cross over to Lagoon Park which has a figure 8 loop; there are several board maps in the park. Retrace your steps back to the pier.

SOCIAL will be at Twisted Rail.

DIRECTIONS FOR BOATERS: Ontario County Beach Park is located on the right side of East Lake Road aka Rte 364 and is 2.7 miles south of the intersection of 364 and Lakeshore Drive. If coming from the south it’s on your left, just under a mile north of Deep Run Park and the intersection of CR 1.

DIRECTIONS FOR WALKERS: At intersection of Rte 332 aka South Main Street, 5&20, and Lakeshore Drive turn right onto Lakeshore Drive bearing right and park at the Pier. If coming from the east turn left at the intersection.

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