Stony Creek Ponds to Axton Landing


This is a great trip for beginning paddlers! Meandering through streams, ponds, and rivers to get to Axton Landing will take you about half of a day. Pick a beautiful summer day and spend your day on the water with this fun and easy paddling trip! There are no portages.

4 miles one way to reach Axton Landing.


Enjoy great swimming and picnic spots.


Check out the birding here, it is said to be plentiful.

How to get there: From the intersection of Route 30 and Route 3 in Tupper Lake, follow Route 3 toward Saranac Lake. Continue past the other junction with Route 30 and continue on Route 3. Locate the Corey's Road and continue down to the state boat launch.

Type of Launch: Hand launch.

Type of water: Flat water, meandering river.

Find out more

Read our blog post, How to enjoy a couple days on Raquette Lake.

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