The New Baltimore Conservancy
Celebrating Natural,  Historical & Cultural Resources of New Baltimore,  New York

PO BOX 322
New Baltimore, NY 12124

  • Kayak Excursions

                        2018 PADDLING SCHEDULE

Proposed dates, excursions and durations depend upon weather, winds and tides. Schedule changes will be communicated via email and contact per event will be emailed prior to each paddle. If you or anyone you know is interested but is not yet on the paddlers’ distribution, send an email [Subject = Paddles] to newbaltconservancy@gmail.org.

 MAY 20 SUN                                            HANNACROIX CREEK SEASON WARM UP                            2-3 hours

Depart Cornell Park launch 9:30 am, heading north along the river.  Explore Hannacroix Creek with the high tides.  Easy return to Cornell Park.


JUNE 12 or 19 TUES                          EVENING PADDLE & POST-PADDLE MARINA SUPPER               2-4 hours

Launch from Shady Harbor marina 6 pm for a short paddle during the gloaming, returning to the marina for supper on the deck.   Non-paddlers welcome!


JUNE 24 – 26 SUN-TUES                    OFF-RIVER  ADIRONDACK EXCURSION                                  1-2 nights

Depart New Baltimore early Sunday for paddles then Sunday|Monday overnights @ Long Lake’s Adirondack Hotel.  Tuesday a.m. return.  Paddle & hiking routes in vicinity of Long Lake being explored.


JULY 15 SUN                                      STUYVESANT ISLAND HOP                                                        ~5 hours

10 a.m. departure from New Baltimore’s Cornell Park.  Explore islands then paddle across river for lunch at Riverview Cafe.  Mid afternoon return.                                                                                                    


AUGUST 19 SUN                               TIVOLI BAYS EXPLORATION                                                      5-6 hours

Launch from Tivoli Marsh Wildlife Management Area parking @ 10:30 for high tide exploration of marsh and near-shore areas.  Lunch @ Santa Fe Tex|Mex in Tivoli.


SEPTEMBER 17 MON                      RAM’S HORN EXPEDITION                                                        4 hours

Meet 9:30 for 10 am launch from Kiwanis Park on Catskill Creek.  Paddle south to Scenic Hudson’s Ram’s Horn property, exploring meandering marsh creek.  Early afternoon return for ice cream overlooking Catskill Creek.


OCTOBER TBD                                  END OF SEASON GRAND FINALE                                   

Given potentially dicey weather, to be arranged later in the season.  First thoughts include New Baltimore -> Athens run with Stewart House lunch|supper and\or, potentially, exploration of RondOut Creek, Kingston.

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New Baltimore, NY 12124

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