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Blueway Trail: Monitor Bay to Ticonderoga

5 Points of Interest

This segment explores a narrow and marshy section of the lake. Wildlife is abundant here, especially birds and waterfowl. Here, the lake becomes quite narrow and feels almost river-like. This segment travels the same waters as countless ships have in the long history of Lake Champlain.

Launch Sites: Monitor Bay Park and Marina; Ticonderoga NYS Boat Launch

Paddling Distance: 7.7 Miles (12.4 kilometers)

Notes: North and south winds can result in choppy water, but generally this segment is protected. Limited shore access. Milfoil can make paddling more challenging.