Frontenac Park to John Harris Park

Frontenac Park to John Harris ParkFrontenac Park Trip A

Heading north, this trip follows the east shore of Cayuga Lake to John Harris Park.

Description of Paddling Experience

This trip connects two lakeside villages on the east shore of Cayuga Lake passing many cottages and lakefront homes along the gentle slopes of the northeast corner of the lake. Paddlers will pass Frontenac Island in Union Springs on their way to the Village of Cayuga. The island is located approximately 2,500 feet west of the shore at Frontenac Park, and is one of only two naturally occurring islands in all the Finger Lakes.

Other Options

Paddlers can continue north from John Harris Park for 2 miles up to the mouth of the Seneca River at the C-S Canal Lock 1 (Mud Lock) before heading back to Frontenac Park.