Black Creek Landing (BCL)

At Black Creek Landing (BCL), paddlers develop a foundation for proper kayaking technique while experiencing the beauty of their natural surroundings.  The Black Creek meanders through the pristine woodlands of the Adirondack Park.  Through kayaking, students discover a new way to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Activities Include:  Kayaking

Black Creek is managed by the NYS Canal Authority, which has generously provided access to BROEP and the public.  However, BROEP’s dock site at BCL is private and is not available for public use.

Curriculum

Trail Guides

Welcome to Trail Guides! This section allows you to better prepare your students for their BROEP activity prior to your visit. Within these document(s), you will find hints to all the items the students should be looking for during their activity. From the flora and fauna of the environment to the history of the land, the Trail Guide(s) below will enrich your students’ future BROEP experience. Enjoy! Trail guides to follow for this campus.

Directions

Directions to BCL: 537 Fisher Road, Cold Brook, NY 13324

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From North:
Follow Route 12 South and turn left onto Route 28 South. Go 6.0 miles and turn left onto Route 8 North/Route 28 South. Continue 1.5 miles and turn left onto Cold Brook Street (Route 8 North). Go 7.5 miles and turn left onto Fisher Road (CR-112). Continue on Fisher Road (CR-112) for approximately 1.0 mile to the Black Creek Landing campus. The entrance will be on the right side of the road, just beyond Snyder Road.

From South (Utica):
Follow Route 8 North/Route 12 North. Take the Route 8 North exit towards Poland/Speculator. Merge onto Route 8 North. Continue for 8.1 miles and turn left onto Cold Brook Street (Route 8 North). Go 7.5 miles and turn left onto Fisher Road (CR-112). Continue on Fisher Road (CR-112) for approximately 1.0 mile to the Black Creek Landing campus. The entrance will be on the right side of the road, just beyond Snyder Road.

From South (Herkimer and points east): Follow Route 28 North. Turn left onto N. Main Street (Route 28 North). Continue for 8.1 miles and turn right onto Cold Brook Street (Route 8 North). Go 7.5 miles and turn left onto Fisher Road (CR-112). Continue on Fisher Road (CR-112) for approximately 1.0 mile to the Black Creek Landing campus. The entrance will be on the right side of the road, just beyond Snyder Road.

From South (Rome and points west):
Follow Route 365 East. Turn right onto Mapledale Road (CR-37). Continue 1.9 miles and turn left onto Route 12 North. Go 0.4 miles and turn right onto Route 28 South. Follow Route 28 South for 6.0 miles and turn left onto Route 8 North/Route 28 South. Continue 1.5 miles and turn left onto Cold Brook Street (Route 8 North). Go 7.5 miles and turn left onto Fisher Road (CR-112). Continue on Fisher Road (CR-112) for approximately 1.0 mile to the Black Creek Landing campus. The entrance will be on the right side of the road, just beyond Snyder Road.

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