Lewey Lake
Camping/Kayaking Weekend
September 16-18, 2016







Special Note:
Please indicate on the message board what you are going to bring to share at the breakfast and the dinner.

Also, indicate what campsite you will be on so that we will know how many are coming and where you will be camping.



Note: Last year some participants camped on the side of the lake near the showers (Campsites 138-161).  Some of these campsites are either near or on the water accessible to Lewey Lake.  Some people opted to camp on the non-shower side of the lake (Campsites 101 -121) with some sites directly on Lewey Lake.  We have been told that this year there will be showers on BOTH SIDES.  So it is up to you to pick a campsite.   Also, some campers may be going up on Thursday.  If you are interested in camping, you will need to make your own campsite reservations through Reserve America  Online.

Schedule

Friday Earlybird Paddle - If you are not camping with us and wish to paddle with the club, please be at the campground by 11 AM.  The paddle location will be posted as we get closer to the weekend.

 
Friday Dinner - Some people will meet to go out to dinner on Friday at the Speculator Inn and others will opt to eat at the campground.


Saturday Group Breakfast - 
Breakfast on a campsite to be determined.

Saturday Group Paddle - Saturday we will leave from Lewey Lake Campground about a half hour after breakfast cleanup.  If you are not camping with us and wish to paddle with the club, please be at the campground by 10 AM.  The paddle location will be posted as we get closer to the weekend.


Saturday Group Dinner - The group dinner will be in the recreation room, if free that evening.  If the weather is nice, we could also gather outside the recreation room. 

Sunday and Monday - You are on your own for activities on these dates.


Experience Level: September can be cool and breezy. If you are going to paddle Indian Lake, you must feel comfortable on open water with 1-2 feet swells and paddling 10-12 miles.  Other easier paddles may be available. Be sure that you are properly dressed for the paddle and have all appropriate equipment. A spray skirt would be helpful.

Directions: From New York State Thruway you may take the Verona (Turning Stone) Exit 33. Follow Rt 365 East until the end, then turn left on Rt 8 north. Alternately you can take the Utica exit and follow signs for Rts 8 and 12 until they split, then follow Rt 8 north to Speculator. Take a left hand turn in Speculator onto Rt 30. Campground is 12 miles north on Route 30 from Speculator on the left side of the road.


Please Note: Directions for each trip are provided to help people unfamiliar with the area to find the location of the trip. They are not meant to necessarily be the most direct route from your own location.




 



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