Motor Boating

Motor boating is a popular activity on the Raquette River – especially the reservoirs created to generate hydro-electricity. Motor boating is permitted on Blue Mountain Lake, the Eckford Chain of Lakes, Raquette Lake, Long Lake, Simon, Pond, and Long Lake. The reservoirs including Piercefield Flow, Carry Falls, Stark, Blake, Five Falls South Colton, Higley, Colton, Hannawa Falls, Hewittville, Unionville, and Norwood Lake.

Many of these water bodies are served by marinas, state or municipal motor boat launches or boat launches owned by Brookfield Renewable Energy along the northern reach of the Raquette River.

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