Point Au Roche State Park

Point Au Roche State Park

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Point Au Roche State Park

New York

(518) 563-0369

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Overview

Point Au Roche State Park, on the northwestern shore of Lake Champlain, is a mixture of open and forested areas, most of them natural and undeveloped. The park's large day-use area has a protected, sandy beach, picnic facilities and concession stand. Boating and fishing are popular activities, as are volleyball, softball and other games. The park offers 60 designated mooring sites in Deep Bay. The staffed Nature Center offers a variety of programs open to the public all year. The park's trails, including nature, hiking and biking trails, wind through interesting habitats, from forest to marsh to shoreline. The trails are in use all year for school programs, nature hikes and cross-country skiing. The park also provides access for ice fishing.

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Latitude, Longitude: 44.782873, -73.394370

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boating and fishing are popular activities. The park offers 60 designated mooring sites in Deep Bay and a boat launching site for public use.

  • Bicycling

    Cyclists take advantage of the miles of paths that wind through the gently rolling and wooded landscape all the way up to the lake.

  • Fishing

    Fishing and ice fishing are permitted in Point Au Roche State Park.

  • Hiking

    Point Au Roche State Park, on the northwestern shore of Lake Champlain, is a mixture of open and forested areas, most of them natural and undeveloped. The park's trails, including nature and hiking trails, wind through interesting habitats, from forest to marsh to shoreline. The staffed Nature Center offers a variety of programs open, mainly school programs, to the public all year.

  • Picnicking

    The park's large day-use area has a protected, sandy beach, picnic facilities and concession stand. There is also space available for volleyball and softball games. Picnic facilities include picnic shelters, tables and grills, and children's playgrounds. The concession stand is open from late-June through Labor Day.

  • Water Sports

    Point Au Roche State Park, on the northwestern shore of Lake Champlain has a protected, sandy beach, perfect for an afternoon with the family. Powerboats can be launched from the boat launch and there are mooring sites designated for public use in Deep Bay. Fishing is also a popular activity.

  • Winter Sports

    Point Au Roche State Park is open year round, perfect for winter enthusiasts looking forward to an afternoon of cross-country skiing. The park also provides access for ice fishing.

Directions

Driving

Located off Route 9, 6 miles north of Plattsburg.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(518) 563-0369

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