Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Hammond Lake - in Tioga PA

Rating: Two Stars - Big enough lake to keep a kayaker busy for over 2 hours. Chasing the Crooked Creek is a possibility (I did not do it).

  Put in at Ives Run Lane
  in Tioga PA.
Paddle around lake
  and return.
Estimated distance
  = 3+ miles
Ives Run Recreation Area
  and Campgrounds
Ives Run
  boat ramp

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US Army Corps of Engineers: Tioga-Hammond Lakes
Ives Run Campground Reservation

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Trip date is May n2012. On Route 287 at the entrance to Hammond Lake.

It was about 6am when I got here. Very foggy on the water.

Sunrise on Hammond Lake.

Just launched. Looking back at my put in.

The paddle plan is to coast the south side, then dash to the north later when I can see better.

Looking back, I can not see my put in.

Public beach.

Picnic pavillions on Ives Rec area.

I will now make my dash to the north coast thru the fog.

Now I can see the traffic on Route 287.

Now paddling along the north coast.

I was on the water for an hour and a half.

Looking north on Crooked Creek from the bridge.

Hammond Lake from Route 287.