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Old 02-22-2008, 05:27 PM   #1
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Cranberry lake

Hey Folks
I am new to this forum, and I have been looking for some information on Cranberry lake. We are hoping to spend about 5 days there this summer. I seem to be getting mixed reports on amounts of moter boat traffic and was thinking this would be the place to get some info.
Man, I am sitting here in CT watching the snow and needing to get back in the water....
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Old 02-23-2008, 06:28 PM   #2
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The Lake
Cranberry Lake is the third largest lake in the Adirondacks with 7,040 acres of water and 55 miles of shoreline (40 miles state owned). There are 46 free, unreserved, water accessible campsites along the shoreline and on some of the many islands. The lake’s shallowness (maximum depth 38 feet, mean depth 6 feet), coupled with ten miles of fetch, can the give you some wild rides in exposed areas of the lake. Prevailing winds from the southwest often blow down the wind slot, hitting Bear Mountain, Hedgehog Mountain and other terrain features to create some “interesting” paddling conditions. Northeast winds can strike Indian Mountain and Cat Mountain with much the same results: confused water in the central portion of the lake. Been there and done that in canoes; and been there and done that in kayaks; and kayaks are a lot more fun! I can comfortably paddle a kayak on Cranberry on days when I wouldn’t even unload a canoe off the car.

However, the beauty of paddling on Cranberry Lake is that there is usually someplace to hide: islands, bays and coves abound. The most sheltered area of Cranberry Lake is the southwestern arm, where the East Branch of the Oswegatchie River enters the lake. Rebecca and I have paddled comfortably there when there were 30 mph+ winds thrashing the main body of the lake. Packbasket Adventures lodge http://packbasketadventures.com/ is located here.

More secluded parts of the lake include: Bear Mountain Flow (swampy and buggy in season), the end of Brandy Brook Flow (a bit of a "Heart of Darkness" paddle), the end of Dead Creek Flow and Black Duck Hole (camp site #31 - picture perfect, but buggy in season). Campsite #11 on Catamount Island is nice, as is campsite #19 on Joe Indian Island.


The Scene
While Cranberry Lake offers many opportunities to explore out of the way coves and islands, and to observe wildlife (e.g. in Bear Mountain Flow), during most of the paddling season, Cranberry Lake is NOT a wilderness paddle. However, for those paddlers with the inclination, skills and gear, paddling on Cranberry Lake from ice out until late May, and then again from mid October until the lake freezes over, can subjectively feel like a “wilderness” type paddling experience.

All the usual suspects run their power boats and jet skis up and down Cranberry Lake from Memorial Day to Labor Day. There are clearly marked boat channels, but much of the periphery of the lake is too shallow and full of submerged debris for power boaters to speed. If boat traffic in the Canadian Thousand Islands http://adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=9285 gets rated a “7”, then boat traffic on Cranberry would be rated a “4”.

In their book "Quiet Water", Hayes and Wilson emphasize Cranberry Lake's flora, fauna and solitude. Dave Cilley’s "Adirondack Paddler’s Guide" takes a rather straightforward approach to planning a paddling trip on Cranberry Lake, and merely mentions that “Motors are allowed on the lake….” Jamieson and Morris in "Adirondack Canoe Waters: North Flow" state that while Cranberry Lake is “…. the only large lake to be nearly surrounded by Forest Preserve”, the motorboat traffic is “…. fairly lively in the summer”.

If you want to paddle Cranberry Lake when there are the fewest motor boats, then the time to be there is before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. I paddle on Cranberry most weekends from ice out (usually by mid April) till freeze up (varies). Early season the air temperature may be warm, but the water is still very cold - a dry suit or a dry top and dry pants are in order. Late September and the month of October is the prime time. The weather can be spectacular; water is still relatively warm; there are no bugs, fewer people, and few to no motor boats - other than the occasional bass tournament weekend. However, Cranberry is a big lake (for the Adirondacks) – there is potential for lots of fun, but also for lots of waves and weather.

There are four places to put in: 1) Emporium Marina in Cranberry lake Village (charge unknown, located in a high boat traffic area and in the wind slot); 2) public boat ramp on Columbian Road in Cranberry Lake Village (free and not a place you want to be with a canoe or kayak between Memorial Day and Labor Day due to high power boat traffic); 3) Cranberry Lake Public Campground day use area ($4 to $6 for one car; I have also seen large groups use this put-in, no idea as to charge; nice put-in, but it’s located in the wind slot); 4) Wanakena put-in near Pine Cone Restaurant (free, less power boat traffic, sheltered from wind, longer paddle to get to main body of lake).

Food and lodging options, as well as après paddling activities are strictly limited. Local restaurants include: Cranberry Lake Lodge http://www.cranberrylakelodge.com/, The Windfall http://www.merchantcircle.com/busine...l.315-848-3559, The Pine Cone Restaurant http://www.merchantcircle.com/busine...t.315-848-2121 and Stone Manor Diner http://www.cranberrylakemotel.us/. However, before showing up hungry at any of these establishments, it would be a good idea to call ahead and make sure they are open, as their hours of operation vary with the season.

The Cranberry Lake Public Campground http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24460.html is well maintained and well run, with several sites that would allow direct access to the lake. In the busy season this a popular place, so reserve early. Also be advised that if you plan camping there on any of the major summer holidays, the campground will be a very busy place.

As far as I can determine the Cranberry Lake Public Campground does not have RV hook-ups. If you need that kind of a camp site, you might try the Camper's Village Campground. http://campersvillage.tripod.com/ This is a small operation, so it would be best to reserve a site early.

As regards other lodging, both Cranberry Lake Lodge http://www.cranberrylakelodge.com/ and Stone Manor http://www.cranberrylakemotel.us/ have rooms to rent. An internet search for Cranberry Lake vacation rentals turns up several other options; most of cabin/cottage rentals are by the week.

Columbian Road has the high end lakefront housing and I assume would also have the high end lakefront rentals. Realtors who might handle that type of rental include: La Valley Real Estate (Tupper Lake) http://www.lavalleyrealestate.com/ and probably your best bet, Jan Ploff Realty (Cranberry lake) http://www.janploofrealty.com/ located on Columbian Road.

The Packbasket Adventures lodge operation http://packbasketadventures.com/ is located in Wanakena. I saw a PBS program on their facility and they recently (2007) won some kind of small business award.

For a more complete guide to Cranberry Lake area resources, suggest checking out the information put together by the non-profit Clifton-Fine Economic Development Corporation http://cranberrylake50.org/area_resources.htm


Hiking
For those whose knees have not become “tired” from too much telemark skiing and technical climbing, the Cranberry Lake region affords some great hiking opportunities. The information below has been taken from a New York State DEC publication “Trails in the Cranberry Lake Region: Official Map and Guide (2005)". A free copy of this brochure is available at DEC regional offices, or by contacting the DEC by e-mail http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/379.html

The following is just a small sample of the many hiking opportunities in the area:

1. Bear Mountain Trail [red markers] (2.4 miles) – This is a loop trail, beginning at a parking lot adjacent to Campsite 27 in the Cranberry Lake Campground and ending in Loop IV. Several great views of Cranberry Lake!

2. Campground Trail [yellow markers] (2.2 miles) – This trail connects the Bear Mountain trail with the Burnbridge Pond Snowmobile Trail.

3. Burnbridge Pond Snowmobile Trail (6.8 miles) –A south branch of this trail leads to Brandy Brook Flow on Cranberry Lake.

4. Cat Mountain Trail (0.7 mile) – Paddle down to the end of Dead Creek Flow and pick up the Cat Mountain Trail at the Janack’s Landing lean-to. Short, but steep, the trail ends on the summit of Cat Mountain - spectacular views!

5. The High Falls Loop [red markers] (15 miles) –This trail begins in the Hamlet of Wanakena at the start of the Dead Creek Flow Trail. Be prepared for beaver activity and more rugged trail conditions than those encountered in the above described hikes.

In addition to the above described hikes, a 50 mile hiking loop around Cranberry Lake has been recently developed http://cranberrylake50.org/

Check out trip report and videos from an early spring 2009 Cranberry Lake 50 hiker
http://adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=11266


Invasive Species
Please clean your boat to help slow the spread of zebra mussels and other unwanted species http://www.protectyourwaters.net/ and http://www.adkinvasives.com/


Maps
Dave Cilley's Adirondack Paddlers Map http://canoeoutfitters.com/maps.html has proven to be the most useful as it has the shoreline campsite numbers and contains much other paddler specific information.

However, my copy of both the 1st and 2nd editions of this map omitted shoreline campsites #27, #28, #44, #45 and #46. So you may want to pick up a free New York State DEC publication entitled: “Trails in the Cranberry Lake Region: Official Map and Guide (2005)". In addition to hiking trails, this brochure has all 46 designated shoreline camp sites correctly marked. A free copy of this brochure is available at DEC regional offices, or by contacting the DEC by e-mail http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/379.html

For exploring the little islands and coves, I also take along a set of 7.5 minute series of USGS Quadrangles: Cranberry Lake, Five Ponds and Newton Falls http://store.usgs.gov/

For activities requiring detailed water depth information (e.g. fishing and sailing), recommend the Western Adirondacks New York Fishing Map Guide, published by Sportsman's Connection (2004) http://www.sportsmansconnection.com/...848-Cranberry/ which contains maps that show Cranberry Lake water depths. However, not all information contained in this book may be up to date. For example, my experience is that it is no longer possible for the public to use the Ranger School as a put-in.


Books
Adirondack Canoe Waters: North Flow, 3rd edition (1988, revised 1994), by Paul Jamieson and Donald Morris.

Probably more useful to flat-water paddlers, Quiet Water New York, 2nd edition (2007) by John Hayes and Alex Wilson.

Just published in July 2008 by Paddlesports Press, Dave Cilley's Adirondack Paddler’s Guide is a must have book. It is available at St. Regis Canoe Outfitters store locations, or by contacting Dave at http://canoeoutfitters.com/


Trip Planning and Equipment Rentals (this is not meant to be a comprehensive list as there are several other good outfitters in the area).

Adirondack Exposure http://adirondackexposure.com/ though located in the Old Forge area runs trips on Cranberry Lake.

Adirondack Lakes and Trails Outfitters http://adirondackoutfitters.com/ is located in Saranac Lake.

Raquette River Outfitters http://www.raquetteriveroutfitters.com/ has locations in Long Lake and Tupper Lake.

St. Regis Canoe Outfitters http://canoeoutfitters.com/ has locations in Lake Clear and Saranac Lake.


Photo Gallery
Scanned color photographs taken using Kodak, single use, water resistant cameras. Time of year is mostly late fall and early spring. Sorry no particular order, but if you wade through them, you'll get a feel for the place.

http://www.paddling.net/photography/...5.html?gid=112


GPS Waypoints
Caveat is that though these waypoints have been field checked and Goggle Earth Version 5.0 checked, a GPS unit should never be a substitute for having a map and a compass, and the skills to use them.

I carry two compasses, one on the deck and one attached to my PFD. I occasionally use my very basic GPS unit; and in addition, I always carry a second, identical, completely programmed back-up GPS unit, plus extra batteries. If you use any technology, it can and sometimes will fail.

1.Cranberry Lake Village: Public Boat Ramp Put-In
N 44° 13.260’ W 74° 50.850’


2.Cranberry Lake Village: Emporium Marina Put-In
N 44° 13.267’ W 74° 50.250’


3.Village Swimming Beach: Put-In
(Use during OFF SEASON ONLY when Beach is CLOSED)
N 44° 13.260’ W 74° 50.200’


4.Thompson Bay
N 44° 13.075’ W 74° 49.818’


5.Cranberry Lake Public Campground: Day Use Area Put-In (Dog Island)
N 44° 12.190’ W 74° 49.818’


6.Union Point: Camp Site #1 (Sandy Beach)
N 44° 11.012’ W 74° 49.569’


7.Camp Site #2 (Small Sandy Beach to Right of Camp Site)
N 44° 11.132’ W 74° 48.338’


8.Burnt Rock: Camp Site #3
N 44° 11.011’ W 74° 48.200’


9.Brandy Brook Flow: Camp Site #4
N44° 11.168’ W74° 47.970’


10.Brandy Brook Flow (Nice Sandy Beach)
N 44° 11.563’ W 74° 47.562’


11.Bear Mountain Flow (Small Island Sandy Beach)
N 44° 11.726’ W 74° 47.470’


12.Bear Mountain Flow (Good Lunch Spot)
N 44° 12.130’ W 74° 47.397’


13.Bear Mountain Flow (Swampy Beach)
N 44° 12.359’ W 74° 47.392’


14.End of Bear Mountain Flow
N 44° 12.676’ W 74° 48.210’


15.End of Brady Brook Flow: Camp Site #6
N 44° 12.233’ W 74° 46.714’


16.Brandy Brook Flow: Camp Site #10
N 44° 11.487’ W 74° 47.095’


17.Hedgehog Bay
N 44° 10.667’ W 74° 47.620’


18.Catamount Island: Camp Site #11
N 44° 10.304’ W 74° 47.627’


19.East Inlet: Camp Site #12
N 44° 10.178’ W 74° 47.437’


20.Cranberry Lake Biological Station (Near Barber Island)
N 44° 09.388’ W 74° 48.043’


21.Chair Rock Flow (Entry into the Flow Is by an Island)
N 44° 08.779’ W 74° 48.189’


22.End of Chair Rock Flow: Camp Site #17
N 44° 08.426’ W 74° 47.741’


23.Chair Rock Island: NE Corner
N 44° 08.818’ W 74° 48.651’



24.South Flow
N 44° 08.598’ W 74° 49.050’


25.West Flow (Sandy Beach on a Rocky Point)
N 44° 08.482’ W 74° 49.417’


26.End of West Flow: Camp Site #18
N 44° 08.396’ W 74° 49.536’


27.Coles Point
N 44° 09.348’ W 74° 49.027’


28.Buck Island: NE Corner
N 44° 09.505’ W 74° 48.631’


29.Deremo Point
N 44° 09.533’ W 74° 49.291’


30.Witchhobble Point
N 44° 09.681’ W 74° 49.651’


31.Long Point (Joe Indian Island: SE Corner)
N 44° 09.985’ W 74° 49.389’


32.Joes Point (Joe Indian Island: Camp Site #20)
N 44° 10.114’ W 74° 49.440’


33.Joe Indian Island: Camp Site #19
N 44° 10.203’ W 74° 49.616’


34.Joe Indian Island: Camp Site #25
N 44° 10.053’ W 74° 50.217’


35.Hawks Island
N44° 09.947’ W 74° 50.133’


36.Shanty Rock Flow: Elephant Rock
N 44° 09.702’ W 74° 50.414’


37.Kimbal Island: E side
N 44° 09.880’ W 74° 50.460’


38.Arnolds Point
N 44° 09.852’ W 74° 50.904’


39.Unnamed Island (Has an Outhouse; Good Stop on Way to Janacks Landing; High Traffic Area)
N 44° 09.561’ W 74° 51.498’


40.Janacks Point: Camp Site #28
N 44° 09.149’ W 74° 51.585’


41.Black Duck Hole (Sandy Beach)
N 44° 08.389’ W 74° 51.411’


42.Black Duck Hole: Camp Site #31
N 44° 08.514’ W 74° 51.393’


43.Janacks Landing: Camp Sites #36 and #37
N 44° 06.759’ W 74° 53.539’


44.Lansings Point
N 44° 08.403’ W 74° 52.437’


45.Flatiron Point (Rock with “Wanakena” Painted on It)
N 44° 09.209’ W 74° 52.563’


46.Wanakena: Public Put-In (Near Pine Cone Restaurant)
N 44° 08.303’ W 74° 54.930’


47.State Ranger School (NO Public Put-In)
N 44° 08.756’ W 74° 54.024’


48.Wanakena Flow (Pee Spot)
N 44° 08.928’ W 74° 53.474’


49.Pea Vine Trail Lean –To: Camp Site #41
N 44° 09.191’ W 74° 53.023’


50. Norway Island
N 44° 10.359’ W 74° 50.002’


51.Green Bay: Camp Site #45
N 44° 10.495’ W 74° 50.685’


52.Gull Rock
N 44° 10.685’ W 74° 50.193’


53.Birch Island: N Corner
N 44° 11.050’ W 74° 50.133’


54.La Fountain Bay
N 44° 11.305’ W 74° 50.651’


55.Matilda Bay
N 44° 12.609’ W 74° 50.384’


56.Chipmunk Bay
N 44° 12.879’ W 74° 50.413’


See you on the water.

Mike

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Old 02-23-2008, 08:11 PM   #3
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Thanks MikeT

It sounds like you know the area quite well. It looks like a place I would enjoy. The lake is located just west of my "Adirondack canoe map!"
The Challenge I have is that I go along with my brother, who insists on using his canoe. Don't get me wrong, canoes are fine, but while he insists on taking it, he has a real tough time in big lakes...Ok, this might sound cruel, but since I cannot convince him to (1) learn better technique, or (2) just jump in a Kayak, both myself and my doughter do get a kick out of watching him (nothing dangerous)...

Anyway, and this may be a bigger topic then just this Thread, but last summer we spent some time on Rollins pond (With my doughter, it makes it easyer to stay at the campsite). It was late in Aug. and there were few people there. the lake was quiet and they do not allow moter boats.
Knowing that Cranberry lake does allow them, can we really get away from them during our paddles?
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Old 02-23-2008, 08:15 PM   #4
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Bucks Pond

the other place I was thinking about was Bucks pond. Any thoughts?
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Old 02-23-2008, 09:12 PM   #5
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Yakker,
You might find some of the info under the following thread helpful:
"Food,Lodging, Parking, &Transportation" - "Narrowing Down Campgrounds, Help Please"
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Yakker,

If you want to paddle Cranberry Lake when there are minimum to no motor boats, the time to be there is before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. I paddle on Cranberry most weekends from ice out (usually mid April) till freeze up (varies). Early season it's cold water and definitely dry suit time. Late September and October are prime time; water is still reatively warm, no bugs, fewer people, few/no motor boats. Having said all this, Cranberry is a big lake (for the Adirondacks) - potential for fun, but also for waves and weather.

For Adirondack trip planning St. Regis Canoe Outfitters (canoeoutfitters.com) has a great web site. Dave Cilley, the owner of St. Regis Canoe Outfitters, is an accomplished and knowledgeable paddler, as well the person responsible for the Adirondack Paddler's Map (highly recommneded). This winter he is foregoing paddling in the sunny South to work on an Adirondack paddling guide book. Dave and his organization would be a good resource for your trip planning.

Good luck and see you on the water.

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Old 02-23-2008, 10:46 PM   #7
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Thanks Folks!

Not having a dry suit yet ($$), it looks like you have given me plenty of homework to do until April!

See you on the water!
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Old 02-24-2008, 08:40 AM   #8
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Cranberry Lake has become one of my se kayak group's favorite places to paddle, motor boats or not. In each of our times there, waves in the main arms of the lake have kicked up large enough that I would have said using a canoe would be impossible and dangerous. Most canoers launch from Wanakena and head into the lake and stay in Dead Creek Flow which is narrower and safer.
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My darling bride and I paddled from Wanakena to West Flow in South Bay, and hiked and slid at the falls. Stopped at one of the little islands on the way back for lunch. It took all day, and the water was dead calm all day long. No ripples, no motor boats. At the time, we didn't know how lucky we were!
And Buck pond is very quiet, no motors allowed on Buck, and little motor traffic on Kushaqua. There's a nice long paddle going from Kushaqua to Rainbow, through Jones Pond and to Osgood Pond and beyond...
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Cranberry Lake

My wife and I camped and paddled there last fall.
-There was very little powerboat traffic and they were very polite.
-Even in summer when I took a scout troop there I think they a some of the most considerate power boaters I have ever seen and there wern't too many.
-The Pine cone has great food.
-We stayed our last night at the Packbasket Lodge and have nothing but praise for it.He also does all kinds of guiding and has canoes and kayaks does shuttles and is a wealth of info on the area.
-The sliding falls is a hoot,but be carefull and bring something padded to slide down on.
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We did a five day camp on big Joe...gee I guess it's been 4-5 yrs now. Ranks way high in our memory banks. It was like the third week in July-not much boat traffic as I reacll...might have been more traffic near the town end...I do remember the occasional irritating buzz of personal gas bags-but they didn't come very near the island. We had the big site, and scouting from afar, most camps were open. Wiff and I agreed if a large group came looking, we'ed move to a smaller site..no one showed while we were in campor in sight of it. Lots of paddle exploring in the canoe-lots of nooks and crannies around the lake. We didn't know about "slide rock", so we missed that. There was plenty of fire wood to scrounge-left a neat pile for the next folks. The trip out was hairy-..windy and ruff. We'll go back...maybe this season.
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We did a five day camp on big Joe...gee I guess it's been 4-5 yrs now. Ranks way high in our memory banks. It was like the third week in July-not much boat traffic as I reacll...might have been more traffic near the town end...I do remember the occasional irritating buzz of personal gas bags-but they didn't come very near the island. We had the big site, and scouting from afar, most camps were open. Wiff and I agreed if a large group came looking, we'ed move to a smaller site..no one showed while we were in campor in sight of it. Lots of paddle exploring in the canoe-lots of nooks and crannies around the lake. We didn't know about "slide rock", so we missed that. There was plenty of fire wood to scrounge-left a neat pile for the next folks. The trip out was hairy-..windy and ruff. We'll go back...maybe this season.
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Added info on Cranberry Lake hiking and (56) gps waypoints. Waypoints have been field checked. However, cavet is that gps is no substitute for map and compass, and skill with using same.
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Cranberry Lake Open for Business

Nice day of paddling, though a trifle windy at times: Village -> Catamount Island -> Joe Indian Island -> Village.

Even with all the right clothing, you can feel the cold through the boat.
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Cranberry Lake has become one of my se kayak group's favorite places to paddle, motor boats or not. In each of our times there, waves in the main arms of the lake have kicked up large enough that I would have said using a canoe would be impossible and dangerous. Most canoers launch from Wanakena and head into the lake and stay in Dead Creek Flow which is narrower and safer.
Please beware of DEAD Creek Flow also, it can and does become quite windy there when the wind is from the right direction.ALL of the arms of CL can be a problem if the wind is right. An open canoe MIGHT be dangerous at those times.
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I have added a photo gallery to my original post on Cranberry Lake.

Scanned color photographs were taken using Kodak, single use, water resistant cameras.

Time of year is mostly late fall and early spring.

Sorry no particular order, but if you wade through them, you'll get a feel for the place.

http://www.paddling.net/photography/...5.html?gid=112
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Those are some nice pics, MikeT. I drove by the area a number of times but never checked it out. I think CL might be an option for me next year.
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Mr. T.,
What's with the old bus that looks to be a boat house? Any story behind it? And right after that photo is one that appears to be a drive up boat launch on a dirt road, where might that be? And BTW, I think one of the photos is upside down, I rarely see ripples in the sky like the photo in row twelve...
And how's the water depths? CL, the open parts, anyway, are not really suited for my low sheer, open canoes. But, the open waters would be ideal to sail/camp on. I need about 48 inches of water to not bottom out...
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The old bus is definetely being used for a boat house and it's located on Columbian Road side of lake, near the public boat launch (GPS Waypoint 1) in Cranberry Lake Village. I don't know that story, but knowing Cranberry Lake, there definitely has to be a story. Maybe Mr. chairrock knows?

Photo after old bus was taken at the public put-in (it's off the paved road that goes to the Ranger School) near the Pine Cone Restaurant in Wanakena (GPS Waypoint 46). The view looks down East Branch of Oswegatchie River toward main body of Cranberry Lake.

Great catch on the upside down photograph! I wasn't trying for an "art" photo; problem has been fixed. Scanning photographs and then editing the product with software can make for some interesting results.

As to water depths, I can't answer your question. I own maps that show water depths for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, but not for the inland lakes.

Your question has got me interested in acquiring inland lake water depth information for myself. I'm starting my search here:

http://www.sportsmansconnection.com/...848-Cranberry/

Thanks

Mike

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Hey, thanks, Mike...I just added that sportsmen site to my favorites. Quite a wide selection.
I've always toyed with the idea of sailboat camping on Cranberry since the winds are pretty reliable there and the camping opportunities are broad. The water there on the big part of the lake is way better suited for my sailboats than for my skinny little boats.
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