The Area

If you’re planning a visit to the Lake Champlain Region, Plattsburgh is a wonderful location to base yourself. The Lodge is located just north of the city in a country setting with easy access to all the restaurants, shops, scenic sights, area attractions and the Adirondack State Park.

In the Champlain Valley, the Point Au Roche Lodge appeals to adventure lovers whether its hiking, biking, x-country skiing or snowshoeing, you have your choice of ideal terrain right out our front door. The Point Au Roche Lodge is within minutes to historical attractions, Lake Champlain and scenic beauty beyond comparison.

Within walking distance from the Lodge is the Point Au Roche State Park. The Park has 851 acres of open and forested areas offering miles of trails for all seasons and is located directly on Lake Champlain and offers a beach area for swimming.

  • Biking – Available for rent
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking – Available for rent
  • Boat launch
  • Beach and picnic area
  • Cross country skiing
  • Snow shoeing
  • Fishing

The Lodge is centrally located to many destinations.

  • Minutes to Mooney Bay Marina offering all your boating needs
  • 15 minutes to Plattsburgh State University
  • 15 minutes to downtown Plattsburgh
  • 15 minutes to Grand Isle Ferry servicing NY to Vermont all year round
  • 45 minutes to Whiteface Mountain for downhill skiing/snow boarding
  • 60 minutes to Lake Placid
  • 60 minutes to Montreal
  • 60 minutes to Burlington, VT.

Arriving by bike to the lodge?  There are a few places that will deliver food so you can fully unwind and experience the lodge after a full day of cycling.  Beer and wine are also available for sale as an option if you’d like.  A sandy beach for swimming is about a mile from the lodge and we have beach towels for guests to use.  There is also a garage for overnight bike storage.

Arriving by train the lodge?  A taxi ride from the train station, located in downtown Plattsburgh, to the lodge costs approximately $15. – $20.   Conroys Organics is a small market and deli that is close by for you to stock up on food and drink supplies that we will be happy to give you a ride to.  There is also the option of restaurants that deliver.  We have a full size fridge and microwave in our library for guest use.  This is a wonderful spot to escape the city and get back in touch with nature and unwind.