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Champlain Bikeway around the Lake - West, North Bound, Principle Route

Whitehall, NY to Chambly, Québec

Mile Point

0.0
Skenesboro Museum - southern most point of Champlain Bikeway
0.1
Pass straight through the blinking light (cross bridge to get to VT)
0.3
Turn L at Lock 12 on Clinton Ave.
0.4
Turn R at Clinton and Broadway onto Rt.22 north
17.0
Bear R on Cty Rt 2 at store (Start Alternate 1W)
17.5
Go straight on Lower Road / County Rt. 2 and pass Putnam Central School on the right
21.5
Stay L and up hill on Wrights Ferry Rd.
23.6
Turn R on Rt 22 heading north ( End Alternate 1W)
26.3
Intersection of Rts 22 and 74 then R to Fort Ti and ferry 1.4 miles
26.8
Turn R on Shore Airport Rd (Start of Alternates 2W & 3W)
28.5
Main entrance to International Paper Plant
31.0
Turn R on Rts 9N and 22 towards Crown Point
35.2
Crown Point
35.7
Turn R on Lake Road
37.8
Cross RR & bear L on Trimble Road
38.9
Turn L on Rt 903
39.9
Turn R on Rt 22
43.7
Port Henry
46.9
Pass Country Road 54 (End of Alternate 3W)
54.1
Westport Green - restaurant in town & store on north edge of town
54.8
Bear R on Lakeshore Drive - start a long hill (Start of Alternate 4W)
65.3
Essex - ferry to Charlotte, VT - stay noth on Rt. 22 (End of Alternate 4W
69.8
Middle Road intersection - stay on Rt. 22 into Willsboro
73.4
1812 Homestead - a farm museum in Willsboro
74.9
Turn R on Highlands Road (unpaved for 1.3 miles, good surface) (Start of Alternate 5W)
82.5
Bear L up hill on Port Douglas Rd. - County Rt. 66
83.8
Turn R on Mace Chasm Road, Keesville is straight ahead 1.5 miles
85.4
Stay straight on Mace Chasm Road at Soper Road - scenic view 0.5 miles east on Soper Rd.
86.1
Turn L on Old State Rd - Ausable Chasm entrance is straight ahead.
86.4
Turn R on Rt 9 (End of Alternate 5W)
86.7
Bridge over Ausable Chasm
86.9
Pass Rt 373 on the R - (Port Kent ferry to Burlington, VT is 3.0 miles downhill to the east.
89.3
Bridge over Ausable River (View of Valcour Bay on route to Plattsburgh)
98.1
Plattsburgh City limits - turn R through gate - downhill to bike path
99.7
Leave Bike Path - bear R on Jay St
99.8
Bear L on Bridge St
100.3
Turn R on City Hall Place
100.4
Bear R over bridge on Cumberland Ave. - look for Heritage Trail signs.
101.4
Turn R on Rt 9 which is Margaret St. at the Georgia Pacific plant
102.8
Go straight on Rt 9 - ferry is 3 miles to the right on Rt 314
106.6
Turn R on Point Au Rouche Road
108.3
Point Au Rouche State Park - bear L on Lakeshore Road
121.6
Coopersville - turn R and cross green bridge on Rt 9B towards Rouses Point
126.1
Go straight at intersection with Rt 11 into Rouses Point.
127.3
Intersection with Rt 2 to VT (view of Fort Montgomery from bridge scenic overlook.)
128.1
US/Canadian Border
132.5
Lacolle - Cross Rt 202 - Lacolle Blockhaus is near intersection.
137.9
Entrance to Fort Lennox - St Paul de Ile Aux Noix
148.4
Turn R onto Jacques Cartier Boulevard - enter St. Jean sur Richelieu
151.3
Bear R toward river, then 2 blocks later L on Rue Richelieu.
152.0
Turn R to Pont Gouin - enter canal pathway at southwest corner of bridge.
156.2
Cross Pont Pierre Dugee - access to Rt. 223 to the left - entering Isle St. Therese.
159.0
Bridge - access to Rt.223 to the left (Jean Talon) - leaving Isle St. Therese.
163.7
Turn R into paved parking lot and go through it.
163.9
Turn R on street
164.2
Fort Chambly, Chambly Quebec - northern most point of Champlain Bikeway

Lake Champlain Bikeways Clearinghouse
c/o Local Motion Trailside Center
1 Steele Street #103
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 652-BIKE phone/fax

General requests: info@champlainbikeways.org

For specifics on cycling in the region, feel free to contact:

Vermont: Lou Bresee lou@champlainbikeways.org
New York: Doug Yu doug@adk.com

 

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