While a visit to Fort Ticonderoga is usually aimed at understanding American history, the fort’s grounds can be excellent for birding.
The water treatment facility in Westport off Marks Road is a good place to check Lake Champlain in fall and winter. It is there that Hotsington Brook exits into the lake and a small sandy spit is good for wintering gulls and ducks.
Beggs Park occupies a lovely point of land where there used to be manufacturing of horseshoe nails and window sashes, since burned down in the early 1900s.
This historic location and scenic drive offers unmatched views of Fort Ticonderoga as well as Lake Champlain from above.
Ticonderoga Marsh (often called Ti Marsh) sits tucked in along Lake Champlain where the La Chute River dumps into the lake. The marsh is best accessed by launching a canoe below the falls on the La Chute in the Town of Ticonderoga Recreation Park, and...
It's a small town beach with a big presence. By being here, you increases your odds of seeing Champ! There's also a sandy beach, playground, nearby amenities, and a lovely riverside stroll through the park which contains one of the many rivers and...
Canoe, kayak, swim, and bird all at Bulwagga Bay! Say "hi" to Champ if you're in the area.
This spot doubles as a boat launch and prime birding location!
Birds and fish attract many of the visitors to Putts Creek.
Putnam Pond Campground is perfect for every camping need. It's location near a wilderness area is prime for exploration, but the maintained facilities take away some of the backcountry stress.