Saranac River

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The Saranac River, which begins at the Saranac Lakes and flows into Lake Champlain at Plattsburgh, has been the focus of Saranac life for more than 200 years. Today, the Saranac River offers great opportunities for Adirondack Coast fishing, as well as paddling with up to Class IV rapids. 

Physical characteristics

  • Length: 81 miles (130 km)

  • Source: Upper Saranac Lake

  • Mouth: Lake Champlain 

Recreational Opportunities

  • Fishing

  • Paddling

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