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Contact: Sue Freeman      (585) 421-9383

10 Fun Paddles in Western New York

Here are ten great discoveries in Western New York that you can only
experience by hopping (gently) into a canoe or kayak:

- Float on your own private aquarium above fish in Eighteenmile Creek.
- Explore a bog up-close at Hanging Bong Pond.
- Paddle up Black Creek to see rare cardinal flowers in bloom.
- Go see the heron rookery by paddling Conesus Inlet.
- Look for resident bald eagles and osprey as you paddle Alma Pond.
- Enjoy solitude and lots of wildlife on easy, meandering Oswayo Creek.
- Fish for brown and rainbow trout in New Albion Lake.
- Take a multi-day camping/paddling trip down Cassadaga Creek.
- Paddle back in time on the Buffalo River Urban Canoe Trail to see remains
of a busy industrial era.
- Go find the beaver den along Burnt Ship Creek.

Begin your adventures on water by picking up a copy of the new guidebook
"Take a Paddle - Western New York Quiet Water for Canoes & Kayaks,"
Footprint Press,, 1-800-431-1579.


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