Indian Lake is a long, narrow lake in the central Adirondacks. Although
rather frequently used and easily accessible by car, it has a distinctly
wild character due to its being almost completely surrounded by wilderness
areas. There is a state campground on the southern end of the lake, and
there are designated campsites along much of the shoreline and on the
islands in the lake as well. Sabael Benedict, a Penobscot Native, was the
Indian of Indian Lake (see the Names page for more
information). The view from the lake is absolutely gorgeous for much of its
length, with Snowy Mt. dominating the
view to the west, and Kunjamuk Mt. and other peaks visible to the east. From
our island campsite in May, 1999, we were put to sleep by the dull roar of
Beaver Brook cascading into the lake after separating into three forks.
Unfortunately not a single photo of any of these waterfalls came out well.
Looking north from where the Jessup River Flows into
Indian Lake. November 14, 1998.
Looking north from our island campsite, about
five miles from the northern end of Indian Lake. May 1, 1999.