Round Lake Wilderness
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
N 44° 03.271 W 074° 33.803
18T E 534973 N 4878020
Quick Description: Round Lake is a great place to spend time, either as a destination for a leisurely day trip or weekend camping trip, or part of a longer trip.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2013 6:34:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMJKVB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 1

Long Description:
Round Lake is not large by Adirondack standards, being only three miles long, however it is adjacent to Little Tupper Lake and that brings Rock Pond into play; or if the Round Lake Stream on the north end is navigable (in Spring or after an extended rain), it makes for a great jumping off point for trips northward to The Bog River or (big) Tupper Lake. Or you can make Round Lake itself your destination and spend a day paddling it, or a weekend camping there.

Round Lake has 11 designated campsites and the only facilities are fire rings and pit toilets. Some of the campsites are the former sites of old cabins that once surrounded the lake and are not very appealing, however many of the sites are quite nice.

The largemouth bass and trout fisheries are excellent on Round Lake, so if you are an angler be sure to bring your pole and license. Because it's a wilderness area no motors are allowed.

Parking/put-in/launching information:
The put-in is at the posted coordinates. Parking is about 200 yards east of the put-in. You can pull your car up to the put-in


Paddling conditions to be expected:
flat water


Difficulty of the trip:
Easy


Length of trip: 1 - 5 hours

Portages:
none


Permits required:
No permits other than a fishing license required


Type of trip:
As mentioned earlier you can loop back to to the put-in, or take Round Lake Stream northward where it links with the Bog River or Tupper Lake. Going south from the Round Lake brings you to Little Tupper Lake and from there you can reach Rock Pond


Other information:


Take-out Coordinates: Not Listed

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