Ancient Oak Trail

The Ancient Oak trail is an easy, 2.5-mile loop. The trailhead is on Route 22, 2.2 miles north of Essex. This lovely trail goes through a forest and a field, then goes along wetlands and a pond before entering a diverse forest with ancient oak trees...

Crane Pond

An unused road leads through old growth forest to a lovely pond. Wonderful winter scenery! Crane Pond via Blue Hill Trailhead: You can use the Putnam Pond campground at the end of a dead end road off of Route 74 from Ticonderoga. Distance: 6.3 mile...

Blueberry Hill Trails

The Blueberry Hill Trails are located in the Town of Elizabethtown and were built for hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing. There are several other viewing areas within the trail system that are quite rewarding.

Woods & Swale Trail

The Woods and Swale Trail gently goes up and down through an old forest, then it continues through a pine plantation, skirts the wet swale, and traverses the side of a hill to the north trailhead on Sherman Road. Return via the trail or 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...

Cross-country Skiing

Ski the coast During the winter season, the Lake Champlain hiking trails, waterways, and fields freeze and become covered in snow, making them perfect for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Grab your skis or snowshoes and explore the extensive Lake...