Logo Lake Champlain Bikeways Directions
These directions are best used in conjunction with maps found in the Adirondack Coast Bikeways, and  Northern Adirondack Coast  brochures, which you can order online. Loops are also found in the third edition of the Lake Champlain Region Bikeways Map & Guide.   

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The Water's Edge Trail


0.0   Turn R out of the Grand Union parking lot onto Rt. 9N.
9.3   Enter Keeseville, continue to traffic light.
9.5   At traffic light at four corners, turn L onto Rt. 22 to return to
AuSable Forks
9.6   At top of hill, turn R onto Grove St. (becomes Chasm Rd.)
10.4  Chasm Rd. bears L, past apple orchard.
11.1  L at stop intersection onto Arthur Rd.
11.5  Straight through Rt. 22 intersection
12.5  Turn R at stop intersection onto Union Rd.
12.6  At next intersection, turn L onto Harkness Rd.
15.2  Through intersection onto Clintonville Rd.
16.8  Bear R to Dry Bridge Rd.
19.1 Bear L onto Golf Course Rd.

The Rapid Descent Trail

0.0  Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, Turn L onto Rt. 86
1.6  Turn R onto Fox Farm Road.
1.8  Turn R onto Springfield Road
5.3  Turn L onto Rt. 9N.
8.8  Jay Village Green.  Turn R onto Mill Hill Road.  Turn L up Rt. 86 to
return toWhiteface Mountain.
11.4  At intersection of Hardy Rd., and Rt. 86 remain on Rt. 86 (For a
shorter route, turn R on Hardy Rd. to connect with Springfield Rd. and
return to Whiteface Mountain Ski Center.)
14.4  Intersection of Rt. 86, Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway, and
        Bonnieview Rd.  Turn L and remain on Rt. 86.
16.9  Turn R across AuSable River to return to Whiteface Mountain Ski
Center.


The River Forks Trail

0.0  Jay Village Green Park.  Turn R onto Mill Hill Rd.
0.9  Cross one-lane bridge at Jay Rapids and site of old covered bridge.
       Turn L on North Jay Rd. (Rt. 64)
3.5  At intersection of Stickney Bridge Rd. and Green St., turn R onto
      Green St. to continue on the River Forks Trail.  (For a shorter route,
      turn L onto Stickney Ridge Rd. and continue 1.5 miles to Rt. 9N. Turn
      L onto Rt. 9N and return approximately 2 miles to Jay Village Green.)
5.7  Turn L onto Grove Rd
.
7.1  Bear L onto Rolling Mill Hill Rd., cross bridge over AuSable River
       to East Forge St. and downtown AuSable Forks.
7.4  To return to Jay, turn L onto Rt. 9N (Main St.)
7.5  Bear R remaining on Rt. 9N.
11.6 Jay Village Green.




Adirondack Marathon Trail


Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Schroon Lake, New York

Mile Point
0.0 Start Line in downtown Schroon Lake - Parking.
1.9 Turn R on Alder Meadow Road.
4.2 Turn R on East Shore Drive.
12.5 General Store and Parking.  Turn R to continue on East Shore Drive.
17.0 Turn R on River Road.
17.8 Turn R on Route 9.
26.1 Turn R on South Avenue.
26.2 End of Marathon Trail in Schroon Lake.

Stony Lonesome

Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Ironville, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Penfield Museum in Ironville - Parking.
	Head south on CR 2 (Creek Road).
1.5	Turn R on Stony Lonesome Road.
8.1	Turn R on Letsonville Road (no sign).
13.8	Bear R on Old Furnace Road.
16.5	Penfield Museum in Ironville.
Fort to Fort
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Crown Point & Ticonderoga, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Lake Champlain Visitors Center - Parking.
0.0 	Head South on Route 903 by turning L.
3.0	Turn L on Trimble Road.
4.1	Cross RR and bear L on Lake Road.
6.2	Turn L on Route 22/9N.
6.7	Crown Point.
10.9	Turn L on Shore Airport Road.
15.1	Turn L on Route 22.
15.6	Turn L on Route 74.
16.4	Enter Gate on Right to Fort Ticonderoga.
17.0	Fort Ticonderoga.
Iron to Iron
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Port Henry & Ironville, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Iron Center in Port Henry - Parking.
	Turn L on Route 22/9N.
0.5	Turn R on Whitney Road and go under RR bridge.
1.0	Turn L on Lakeview Road (no sign) after bridge.
1.1	Pass under second RR bridge.
1.6	Turn R on Henry's Mill Road (up hill).
3.1	Turn L on CR 7 (no sign and unpaved).
3.8	Turn R on Whitford Road (no sign and unpaved).
5.6	Pavement returns.
7.8	Narrow Town Road on R, bear L.
7.9	Turn R on Hogan Road (no sign and unpaved).  
	At "T" turn R on North Road (up hill).
11.4	Turn L on Whitehead Road.
12.7	Penfield Museum.  Turn L on Creek Road.
14.1	Bear L on Creek Road.
17.0	Turn L on White Church Road (CR 7).
23.3	Turn R on Henry's Mill Road.
25.4	Turn L on Routes 9N and 22.
26.0	Turn R into Train Station.
26.1	Iron Center in Port Henry.
Wet and Wild
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Port Henry & Moriah, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Iron Center in Port Henry - Parking.
	Head North on Route 22/9N.
0.5	Turn L up hill onto Broad Street (Route 4).
1.8	Continue straight up hill on CR 42 (Tarbell Hill Road).
2.9	Continue straight through intersection at Moriah Corners on CR 42 (West Moriah 	Road).
5.9	Turn L onto CR 4 (Ensign Pond Road).
15.4	Keep R to Route 9.
19.8	Sharp Bridge State Campsite on R.
22.4	Before I-87, turn R onto Tracy Road (Route 6).
30.2	At 4 way stop turn R.
32.7	Moriah Center - Bear L on Route 4.
34.4	Continue L at intersection on Route 4.
35.7	At bottom of hill turn R onto Route 22/9N.
36.3	Turn L to Iron Center.

Mountain - Coast Connector
Route Directions -
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Westport & Elizabethtown, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Head South on Route 22 at the Library Lawn in Westport.
1.0	Turn L on Camp Dudley Road.
3.5	Turn L on Route 9N/Route 22.
3.6	Turn R on Napper Road.
4.5	Turn R on Stevenson Road.
5.6	Turn L on Mountain Spring Road (unpaved).
6.7	Turn R on Macmahon Road (unpaved).
9.1	Turn L on Ledgehill Road, turns into Megsville Road (unpaved until Megsville 	Road).
12.9	Turn L on Route 9N. 
13.2	Mountain Shadows Restaurant
15.3	Entering Elizabethtown
15.7	Turn R on Route 9.
15.9	Turn R on County 8/Elizabethtown-Wadhams Road.
23.0	Turn R on Route 22.
24.1	Turn R on Sam Spear Road.
26.0	Turn L on Route 9N.
26.9	Westport Hotel
28.0	Library Lawn in Westport

Coon Mountain Circuit
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Essex & Westport, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Head South at Essex Ferry on County 9/Main Street.
0.3	Turn R on School Street (unpaved section ahead for a short distance).
1.7	Turn L on County 66/Middle Road.
2.9	Turn R on Christian Road (unpaved section ahead for a short distance).
5.0	Turn R on County 55/Whallons Bay Road.
5.2	Jim's Pretty Good Grocery
5.3	Turn L on Route 22.
7.5	Turn L on Merriam Forge Road (unpaved).
9.0	Turn L on Halds Road (unpaved).
9.9	Coon Mountain Trail Head
10.7	Turn L on County 9/Lakeshore Road. 
18.5	Essex Ferry Dock

Woman Suffrage Way
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Essex & Lewis, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Head South at Essex Ferry on County 9/Main Street.
0.3	Turn R on School Street (unpaved section ahead for a short distance).
1.7	Turn L on County 66/Middle Road.
2.9	Turn R on Christian Road (unpaved section ahead for a short distance).
5.0	Turn R on County 55/Whallons Bay Road.
5.2	Jim's Pretty Good Grocery
5.3	Cross Route 22 and continue on County 55/Walker Road. 
8.5	Turn R on Power Road.
9.1	Turn L Brookfield Road (unpaved). 
10.4	Turn L on Daniels Road (unpaved).
11.8	Turn L on Mason Road (unpaved).
12.4	Turn L on Hyde Road (unpaved).
15.7	Turn L on County 10/Lewis-Wadhams Road.
19.7	Turn L on Alden Road.
21.2	Turn L on County 55/Walker Road.
25.5	Cross Route 22 and continue on County 55/Whallons Bay Road. 
25.8	Turn L on Christian Road (unpaved section ahead for a short distance). 
27.9	Turn L on County 66/Middle Road.
29.1	Turn R on School Street (unpaved section ahead for a short distance).
30.5	Turn L on County 9/Main Street.
30.8	Essex Ferry Dock
Joe's Random Scoot
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Essex, Willsboro & Lewis, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Head North on Route 22 at Essex Ferry Dock.
0.7	Turn L on Catholic Church Road (unpaved). 
2.5	Turn R on County 66/Middle Road.
5.5	Turn L on County 68/West Road.
7.9	Bear Right on West Road at Coonrod Road.
9.0	Turn L on Sanders Road.
10.5	Bear R.
12.2	Turn R on County 57/Reber Valley Road (watch out for trucks).
13.7	Turn L on County 14/Deerhead Road.
15.4	Turn L on Crowningshield Road.
17.7	Turn L on Moss Road.
18.7	Turn R on County 12 and cross I-87 (watch out for trucks).
19.5	Turn L on Dixon/Redmond Road.
20.5	Turn R on County 10/Lewis-Wadhams Road.
20.7	Turn L on Ray Woods Road (unpaved).
22.7	Turn L on Route 9.
22.8	Turn L on Steele Woods Road (unpaved).
25.7	Turn R on County 10/Lewis-Wadhams Road.
28.6	Turn L on County 55/Walker Road.
32.5	Cross Route 22 and continue on County 55/Whallons Bay Road.
32.6	Jim's Pretty Good Grocery
35.3	Left on County 9/ Lake Shore Road.
38.1	Essex Ferry Dock

Rolling Reber Ramble
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Willsboro, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Willsboro Village at Boquet River - Head North on Route 22 up a steep hill.
0.5	Mountain View Restaurant
0.6	Ethel's Dew Drop Inn
0.8 	Willsboro Pharmacy
0.9	Country Store
2.0	Gift Shop
3.2	Turn L on Mountain Road/Reber Road North. 
9.8	Intersect County 14 and continue straight at County 57/Reber Valley Road.
11.3	Turn L on County 12/Jersey Street.
12.9	Bear L on Sanders Road.
14.5	Turn R on County 68/West Road.
15.6	Bear L on West Road at Coonrod Road.
18.0	Turn L on County 66/Middle Road.
18.1	Turn L on Route 22 to downtown Willsboro.
18.6	Boquet River

Surrounded by Water
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Willsboro, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Willsboro Village at Boquet River - Head North on Route 22 up a steep hill.
0.6	Turn R on Point Road/Route 27. 
0.6	Ethel's Dew Drop Inn
5.6	Indian Bay Marina and Restaurant (unpaved section ahead for a short distance).
10.8	Turn R on Point Road/Route 27.
10.8	Buena Vista Park
11.7	Turn R on Farrell Road/Route 62.
12.1	Bay View Lounge/Motel/Restaurant
13.8	Turn R on Point Road.
13.9	Turn L on Route 22.
14.5	Cross Boquet River into downtown Willsboro.
Acres of Apples
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Northern Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Ausable & Peru, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Port Kent Ferry Dock - Parking
0.2	R on Lake Street.
3.5	R at Route 9.
6.3	L at Bear Swamp Road.
10.4	R on Route 22.
10.6	Hamlet of Peru, L on Route 22B.
11.7	L on Mannix Road.
12.4	L on Old Town Road.
13.0	L on Barney Downs Road.
13.3	L on River Road.
13.8	R on Jarvis Road (becomes Union).
16.3	L on Brown Road.
17.5	R on Route 22.
18.0	L on Arthur Road.
18.7	R on Chasm Road.
19.5	L to stay on Chasm Road.
20.7	L on Route 9.
21.1	R on Route 373.
24.4	Port Kent Ferry Dock


Monuments, Mills & Music
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Northern Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Plattsburgh & Saranac, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Cumberland Head Ferry Dock - Parking
0.1	R on Cumberland Head Road.
3.2	R on Cumberland Head Road.
3.3	L at entrance to Plattsburgh Municipal Park & Beach.  Continue straight on paved bikepath toward the beach.
3.9	L on Route 9/Margaret Street.
4.9	L on Cumberland Avenue.
5.9	Bear L on City Hall Place.
6.2	R on Broad Street.
6.7	Bear L on Rugar Street.
9.1	R on Route 190.
9.9	L on Route 3.
10.4	L on Route 22B.
13.3	R on Flat Rock Road.
16.3	Stay straight on Hard Scrabble Road.
22.9	Saranac, R on Route 3.
24.1	L on Picketts Corner Road.
25.7	R on Bucks Road.
28.8	L on Route 3.
28.9    R on Gougeville Spring Road.
29.3	L on Route 3.
31.1	Stay Straight onto Route 374.
39.4	Turns into Catherine Street.
40.3	L on Broad Street.
40.6	L on Durkee Street - Good parking if you're starting in downtown Plattsburgh.
40.7	Stay Straight on City Hall Place.
40.9	Bear R on Cumberland Avenue.
41.9	R on Route 9/Margaret Street.
42.9	Get on the "Karen Fleury" bikepath along Route 9.
43.2	R on Cumberland Head Road on bikepath.
44.2	L on Cumberland Head Road.
47.4	Cumberland Head Ferry Dock.
The William H. Miner Story
Route Directions - 
(a part of the Northern Adirondack Coast Bikeways network)
Chazy, New York

Mile Point
0.0	Chazy Central School - Parking
	L onto Graves Street.
0.2	R on Route 9.
0.7	L on Miner Farm Road.
6.8	Cross Route 22.
11.4	R on Joe Wood Road.
14.3	R on Gilbert Road.
17.9	L on Route 22.
18.2	Downtown Mooers.
18.7	R on Lavalley Road.
26.1	Cross Route 9 and stay on Route 9B.
27.6	Coopersville.  R on Lake Shore Road.
32.5	R on Route 191.
35.3	Chazy Central School


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