Quiet Water New York: Amc's Canoe and Kayak Guide to the State's Best Ponds, Lakes, and Easy Rivers (AMC Quiet Water) (Paperback)
Whether you are paddling as a family, looking to add a new bird to your life list, or are an accomplished canoer or kayaker searching for a new route, this fully revised guide from AMC's Quiet Water series is the book for you. The trips in this new edition of Quiet Water New York, the first in over a decade, span from the Adirondacks to the western plateau and south to Long Island. Each thoroughly researched and intricately described trip description features a map and photograph of the destination, plus details of the suggested paddling route and the flora and fauna to be seen along the way. With over 100 ponds, lakes, and rivers listed, Quiet Water New York is the perfect companion for paddling in the Empire State. "New York, among its many attractions, is a flat water paddler's paradise...finally we have a guide to help us explore its secrets." ―Bill McKibben (on Quiet Water New York, Second Edition)
John Hayes has spent years exploring the quiet waters of New England and New York. Alex Wilson is an avid canoeist and naturalist. He is the publisher of Environmental Building News. Together Alex Wilson and John Hayes have written Quiet Water paddling guides for New Hampshire/Vermont, Massachusetts/Connecticut/Rhode Island, and Maine.