Raquette River

The Raquette River in New York is a major tributary of the St. Lawrence River, running north-south through the Adirondack Mountains for approximately 150 miles and spanning Hamilton, St. Lawrence, and Franklin Counties. The river is the third longest river that is entirely within the state of New York. 

The Raquette River is home to a variety of wildlife, including brook trout, lake trout, landlocked salmon, and smallmouth bass. The Raquette River is especially popular for its whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, swimming and fishing opportunities. Visitors can also explore the river’s scenic hiking trails and campgrounds along its banks.