The Adirondack Mountains offers 689 lakes and ponds.
Cochran's Cabins is located on Kiwassa Lake, which has
access to the Saranac Lake Chain.
Learn more about the
the Adirondack cabins, you are able to travel from Kiwassa Lake, by boat, to the Village of
Saranac Lake, via the Saranac Lake Chain of Lakes. The popular Adirondack route
from Kiwassa Lake takes you through Oseetah Lake into the
Village of Saranac Lake where the Saranac River begins. You may also enjoy a waterway trip 40 miles through scenic
Adirondack lakes, ponds, rivers & streams, & go through State
locks into the Adirondack State Preserve.
On-Site Boat Rentals
Boat rentals may be available
during your stay but it
is best to reserve early as we cannot guarantee availability.
Canoes and rowboats
Rowboat with 8hp motor
Rowboat with 20hp motor
After, during or
apart from your stay at Cochran's Adirondack Cabins, take a
canoe/camping trip. Park your car at Cochran's who will then
drop you off with your gear, including canoe/kayak, at Lower
or Middle Saranac Lake where camping is available on an
From and on Kiwassa Lake, fish for
Northern Pike, bass, perch, northern pike, whitefish and panfish. Whether you
prefer fishing on the cool waters of summer or the sub-zero ice that has
formed mid-winter, Kiwassa Lake offers some of the best fishing in the
Adirondacks. ESPN has even held its Great Outdoor Games Bass Fishing
Tournament on the Saranac Chain of Lakes!
away are the Adirondack Mountain attractions such as Whiteface Mountain
& chairlift, the North Pole, Great Escape Adventure Park, Ausable
Chasm, Adirondack Museum, the Olympic Center & the Lake Placid
Village, Six Nations Indian Museum, & the N.Y. State Fish Hatchery.
There are a multitude of local events regardless of the time
of year you visit. Saranac Lake hosts multiple annual events
with two popular ones being the Annual Can-Am Rugby
Tournament and the Winter Carnival. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932
and 1980 Winter Olympics and is currently the hose of the
Ironman competition on an annual basis.
For a complete guide of local events,
here or visit our local
Chamber of Commerce Websites at
The Adirondack region offers a vast array of restaurants for
to suit your needs. The restaurant choice run the full
gamut from gourmet take-out, fine dining, pub food, etc.
about our recommendations.
There are 46 peaks to climb in the Adirondacks! Why not
start earn your designation as an Adirondack 46er after
tackling all 46? Some peaks are easier than others with a
mile up and mile down. Others require more effort and skill.
The Adirondacks is home to deer, raccoon, squirrels, hawks,
loons, etc. Bring your binoculars and your camera - the
wildlife is amazing.
By car you can travel in and around the Adirondacks as well
as into Vermont and Montreal. Some of our favorites include
Ben & Jerry's factory (VT), the Memorial Highway (Lake
Placid / Ausable) and Saratoga Springs.
Lake Placid has one of the best spas in the country! Rest,
relax and rejuvenate in their luxury facilities with jacuzzi,
eucalyptus sauna and spa services.