The Guinness World Record for largest floating raft was set in September 2011 on New York State's Fourth Lake, where 1,902 kayaks and canoes converged during a fundraiser for breast cancer research. | Photo by Nancie Battaglia
"There is magic in the feel of a paddle and
the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded
of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace."
—Sigurd Olson, The Singing Wilderness, 1956