We will paddle from Dexter (Delorme page 91 on the bottom) and paddle down the end of the Black River out onto Lake Ontario, called Black River Bay (Delorme page 83). We will spend some time paddling in the Dexter Wildlife Management Area, known for wildlife. This paddle is found on page 371 of the Quiet Waters Canoe Guide/NY.
This trip is NOT for beginners. We will be paddling 8-9 miles and there can be some chop on the lake if breezy (bring your spray skirts). Please be sure that you are properly dressed for the paddle and have all appropriate equipment Bring lunch and snacks, water, gear, etc. Please be sure that you are properly dressed for the paddle and have all appropriate equipment.
Take Rt. 81 north to exit 46/Coffeen Street. Take a left
at the end of the ramp onto Rt. 12F. Stay on 12F to
Route 180 - take a right to Dexter. After crossing
the river, take the first left on Water Street and
then left on Liberty Street to the boat launch (see
Map). We should be on the water paddling by 1:00