Better Kayaking: Millsite Lake


One of the nicest parts about the Thousand Islands region is, go figure, the water. With a kayak and paddle you have an almost infinite number of locations to choose from, including the St. Lawrence River itself.

Fred and I headed out a couple of days ago for my inaugural ride of the season. We decided to pay a visit to Millsite Lake, which is just two miles down the road from Better Farm. We hit the water around 9:30 a.m., just after I discovered a whole nest of pink, newborn baby mice in my kayak. Nice.

Take it in, folks:








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Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicoleโ€™s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Readerโ€™s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.