Launch Time 1:00 PM
This trip is around Horseshoe Island on the Oneida River. It is approximately 8 miles in length, so be sure that you are comfortable with that distance. Please be sure that you are properly dressed for the paddle and have all appropriate equipment.
Note: We typically stop half way through the paddle for a break. Feel free to bring something to snack on. Also, be sure to note the weather conditions and check the website for last minute changes or cancellations.
Directions from Syracuse on Rt. 481: Take Rt. 481 north to Rt. 31 and turn right on Rt. 31. Just past Great Northern Mall, turn left on Morgan Road. You will see the Euclid Restaurant on the corner. (Continue Below)
Directions from Syracuse on Rt. 81: Take Rt. 81 north to Rt. 31 and turn left on Rt. 31. Go approximately 5.1 miles and then turn right on Morgan Road. You will see the Euclid Restaurant on the corner. (Continue Below)
After you turn onto Morgan Road, go approximately 1.2 miles and turn left on Maider Road. This turn is just before the bridge that crosses the river. About .5 miles after the turn, Maider Road makes a left turn. Do not take this turn. Instead, continue straight on Bonstead Road which follows along the river for a distance. Continue about 2 more miles to the Oneida River Boat Launch which is located under the Rt. 481 bridge.
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.