The Flatlander

This loop takes the rider on a short loop through the cornfields of Beekmantown and Chazy and involves almost no climbing. The route also passes by Point au Roche State Park, free to cyclists, which has a day use area, swimming beach, hiking and mountain biking trails which end at three separate rocky points projecting into Lake Champlain, paved bike path, and a nature center.

The route begins at the Point au Roche State Boat Launch on Cemetery Road and passes a stand of roadside sugar maples on Stratton Hill Road. After crossing the Northway the route leaves the cornfields and crosses through woodlands and pastures climbing a very slight grade. There is a grocery store and restaurant in West Chazy. Spellman Road leads past Beekmantown School and Beekmantown Town Hall before recrossing the Northway. Taking a left on Point au Roche Road and taking it back to the boat launch parking lot, you will pass the state park and nature center along the way.


0.0 Boat launch. R on Cemetery Road.
1.8 R on Lakeshore Road.
3.9 L on Reynolds Road.
5.6 Cross U.S. Route 9.
5.7 L on Ingraham Road.
5.8 R on Stratton Hill Road.
6.5 Stratton Hill Road turns left. Cross Northway.
9.2 Straight on Fisk Road.
9.8 L onto NY Route 22 at flashing light.
13.3 L onto Spellman Road.
15.9 Re-cross Northway on overpass.
16.6 R on U.S. Route 9 at flashing light.
17.0 L on Point au Roche Road.
18.6 Entrance to Point au Roche State Park.
19.9 Point au Roche Road turns left at Marina.
21.0 L on Cemetery Road.
21.1 Point au Roche boat launch parking lot.
Tours Are Offered
Site is Child-friendly

Latitude: 44.802654 Longitude: -73.364523 Elevation: 99 ft
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Lake Champlain Bikeways
c/o Local Motion Trailside Center
1 Steele St. #103
Burlington, NY 05401 US
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