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Fishing on Lake Champlain

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by sdesigns No Comments

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120 miles long + 600 miles of shoreline + 70 islands = One amazing lake.

Lake Champlain is a world-class fishing destination. Many national tournaments and fishing derbies are held on the lake each year. Of the lake’s 81 fish species, about twenty are sought by anglers, including large and smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike, brown bullhead, yellow perch, and trout.

Ausable Chasm

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by sdesigns No Comments

Chasm

Ausable Chasm is the USA’s oldest natural attraction, toured by over 10 million visitors since its founding in 1870. Visitors are amazed as they travel through the uniquely-crafted and vertical walled canyon, set apart by gorgeous waterfalls and foliage. Explore the stunning depths of the Chasm on natural stone walkways and marvel at geologic history etched in stone.

Open year-round, Ausable Chasm welcomes visitors of all ages to explore the area’s natural beauty. The Chasm offers many tours for all interests and abilities, including walking, rafting, tubing, rappelling and so much more!

Boating on Lake Champlain

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by sdesigns No Comments

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Take advantage of our natural surroundings and experience boating on Lake Champlain for yourself! Whether you choose to paddle, sail, or motor boat, grab your sunscreen and come aboard.

Champlain Boatworks

http://www.saratogaboatworks.com/
Boatworks is a one-stop shop for marine recreation. Whether you are buying, selling, renting, or in need of service, Champlain Boatworks covers all of your needs.

The Kayak Shack

http://kayak-shack.com/
Renting a kayak, canoe, or standup paddleboard is easy at the Kayak Shack. Two waterfront locations – one at the City of Plattsburgh Beach and the other south of the city on Route 9 – allow you to easily “park and paddle.”

Boat Launches

There are several public boat launches within a short distance from Plattsburgh RV Park.

Peru Dock

Hard surface ramp, 50 cars and trailers, pumpout
Route 9, 1.5 miles north of the hamlet of Valcour
Peru, NY 12972

Point au Roche Dock

Concrete ramp, 40 cars and trailers
Off Route 9, 6 miles north of Plattsburgh on Point au Roche Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Point au Roche State Park

Concrete ramp, 21 cars and trailers
Off Route 9, 6 miles north of Plattsburgh in the state park
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Wilcox Dock

Concrete ramp, 75 cars and trailers
Cumberland Ave., Just north of city center
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Lakeside Golfing

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by sdesigns No Comments

bluf-point

Take advantage of the Champlain Valley’s finest golf courses, set in the backdrop of the beauty of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain. Enjoy the challenge of four different courses, all located within a short drive from the City of Plattsburgh.

Adirondack Golf Club

This 72-par, 18 hole course is a challenge for golfers of all skill levels. With tree-lined fairways and wildlife surroundings, golfing at Adirondack Golf Club is a relaxing way to spend your day.

Bluff Point Golf Resort

America’s third oldest golf course, Bluff Point Golf Resort is situated on the shores of Lake Champlain. A championship 18-hole course, Bluff Point has been visited by former professional golfers and American Presidents.

Harmony Golf Club

Located high on a cliff overlooking Lake Champlain & Vermont’s Green Mountains rests the Harmony Golf Club. Harmony features 14 newly designed holes, a renovated clubhouse, and fine dining.

The Barracks

The Barracks Golf Course offers 18 holes and is located on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. It features a well-designed course in a peaceful setting.

Beach Explorations

Posted on: September 22nd, 2013 by sdesigns No Comments

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Have fun in the sun and sand on one of Plattsburgh’s beaches. Spend some time in the lake’s refreshing waters, stroll along the shoreline, or sit back with your toes in the sand – it’s all waiting for you to explore!

Plattsburgh City Beach

The Plattsburgh City Beach is the largest freshwater beach in the United States, and is within walking distance from Plattsburgh RV Park. It features over a mile of sandy beach, a dedicated swimming area, picnic tables and outdoor grills, kayak rentals, and a nature trail.

Enjoy other beaches near Plattsburgh RV Park, including:

Ausable Point State Park

Cumberland Bay State Park

Macomb Reservation State Park

Point Au Roche State Park