Take a Leaf Peeping River Float Fall is a beautiful time to enjoy the Chemung River in Mark Twain Country. The trees are ablaze with colors reflecting off the water. The temperatures are comfortable. The mosquitoes and gnats are long gone. The crisp fragrances of autumn combine with the sights and sounds of wildlife to make for a gorgeous float and a commune with nature. One of the best ways to enjoy that scenery is from a canoe or kayak lazily floating along the 45-mile Chemung River. The river flows by farmlands, steep shale cliffs, forests, meadows and several towns and cities. The river ...