Indian Lake Poker Paddle
Saturday, July 15, 2017 on Lake Abanakee. Check in starts at 11:30am

An Adirondack Challenge Festival Weekend Event sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce! Explore the shores and bays of the scenic Lake Abanakee. Anything that floats and is propelled by a paddle qualifies: Canoe, Kayak, SUP, Rowboat, Guideboat, Raft... Open to all ages and skill levels.

Start and finish at Indian Lake Town Beach on Chain Lakes Road. Check in begins at 11:30am at the boat launch area. Paddle and collect cards from Noon - 4 pm. Check out by 4pm at the Boat Launch area. 

5pm Celebration and prize awards at the Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot on Route 28. 

Pre-registration: $25 per person (registration will be $30 on day of event)

Click here for registration form. Then print, complete and send with payment. 

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!

For more information, contact Indian Lake Chamber at 518-648-5112 or


BluMouLA-BuFuRa (canoe race)
Sunday, July 30, 2017

This race is presented by the Blue Mountain Lake Association for the Buoy Fund. 14, 7 and 1.5 mile canoe/kayak courses.

Wide bays, narrow channels, spectacular scenery! Open to canoes and kayaks per NYMCRA classes and specs plus stand-up paddleboards, guideboats and shells.

14 mile course: west on Blue Mountain, Eagle and Utowana Lakes and return for a clockwise loop around Blue Mountain Lake. 

Registration 8:30-10:00am at town beach in Blue Mountain Lake. Race starts at 10:30am. "The Prettiest Darn Course in America"

Race Director: Aims "Andy" Coney 978-562-2805 (on race weekend: 518-352-7364)