Clear Pond

Clear Pond is as quiet a pond as you will find anywhere, and although many hikers use the trails surrounding the pond, very few access it by boat. Use the area trails to extend your adventure, and even consider a second carry to Rock Pond to the north.

Cook Mountain Preserve

The Cook Mountain Preserve covers 200 acres with a wide variety of terrain. The summit of the mountain offers views of Lake George, the Champlain Valley, and Vermont's Green Mountains.

Getting there

Cook Mountain Preserve and Cook Mountain are located just south of the village of Ticonderoga. 


The waterfront offer a whole other type of terrain for migrating waterfowl. The Lake George watershed is home to many species of birds.

Beaver Flow Trail

The Beaver Flow Trail is a flat, easy snowshoe route that meanders through a mixed forest and runs parallel to a small waterway. There's a house-sized boulder near the end and lots of beaver activity on this path!

Getting there

The north end starts on Cook Road* about 0.1 mile uphill from the junction with Leaning Road.

Outdoor Activities

As the sixth largest freshwater lake in the United States, it should come as no surprise that Lake Champlain's fabulous location, stunning shorelines, and deep waters lends itself to myriad of outdoor activities, both on the water and off. A rather...