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The Adirondack Canoe Classic 90-Miler: Old Forge to Saranac Lake

The Adirondack Canoe Classic, also known as The 90-Miler ,  is a three-day, 90-mile journey through the heart of the Adirondack Mountain Forest Preserve from Old Forge to Saranac Lake.  The event starts in  Old Forge, via the Moose River through the Fulton Chain Lakes, to Raquette Lake, then via the Raquette River to Forked Lake, Long Lake and finally via the Stony Creek Ponds and the Indian Carry to Upper Saranac Lake.  Day One: 90-Miler, Adirondack Canoe Classic The route then proceeds via Bartletts Carry to Middle Saranac Lake and Lower Saranac Lake, and finally, Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, the village. As extensive as this route appears, it is only the first leg of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, which stretches all the way to Maine. This annual fall event follows the same routes traveled by the region’s early settlers and guides. This chain of lakes, rivers and carries is known as the original “Highway of the Adirondacks.”  the 90-mIler is limited to the first 275 bo