Port Henry-Fort Edward Bicycling along the Lakes to Locks Passage

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bike map symbolsThe 64 miles along the Port Henry-Fort Edward segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage includes the two major historic sites of Crown Point and Fort Ticonderoga as well as the Lake George Loop of the Lakes to Locks Passage.

Along the route are the communities of Crown Point, Ticonderoga, Glens Falls and Whitehall. The Lake George Loop passes through Hague, Bolton Landing and Lake George.

Warren County Bike Path - Glens Falls to Lake George

Warren County Bike Path – Glens Falls to Lake George

See the Lakes to Locks Passage website for all the details about this exciting All-American Road, a designation given to those roads having features that do not exist elsewhere and are scenic enough to be tourist destinations unto themselves. The Lakes to Locks Passage website Biking page has information and links for the popular Lake Champlain Bikeways, along with a wide variety of other bike routes, bicycle paths and towpath trails along the 225-mile Lakes to Locks Passage.

Road Bike Opportunities

On-road or path rides and loops in the area include:

Family RideGlens Falls Feeder Canal Trail, a 9-mile trail connects Glens Falls and Fort Edward along the historic towpath of the Feeder Canal near the Hudson River and Old Champlain Canal. The Feeder Canal Trail follows one of the last surviving sections of the original 1820s Canal System. see also Canal Trail map and Canal Trail descriptions

Moderate RideWarren County Bike Path, a 17-mile paved pathway linking Glens Falls to Lake George, mostly along paved paths dedicated and signed for bicycle and pedestrian use. click to view a path video, also see Bike Path map and Bike Path user comments

Training RideLake George Loop, 100 miles around Lake George, with optional Tour Boat ride.

State Bicycle Route 9 is on or near the Lakes to Locks Passage. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) developed this and other statewide routes to assist experienced cyclists in planning long-distance bicycle trips. There are maps, mileage charts and service summaries posted online at Bicycling in New York State.

For the Lake Champlain area, check out these other road bike resources:

Mountain Bike Opportunities

  • Pack Demonstration Forest, Warrensburg – The terrain is relatively flat on these marked and maintained trails, with the exception of an optional long climb up Ben Wood Mountain. Several loops are possible on dirt and sand roads.
  • Shelving Rock Road, Fort Ann – Road and trails in the Lake George Wild Forest can be extremely hilly. The Upper Hogtown Parking Area is 1,000 feet higher in elevation than the shoreline of the lake. There are former carriage roads that offer some easier riding.
  • Cole’s Woods Trails, Glens Falls – These cross country ski trails right in Glens Falls provides some family-friendly mountain biking.

    Lafayette was here, Hudson Falls

    Lafayette was here, Hudson Falls

Not to Miss

Bike Events in the Area

Bike Shops Nearby

Visitor Information

Always check in with these Chamber offices, bike shops and other sports shops in the area to get the latest information and review your route with someone knowledgeable of the area. When biking, dress for the weather and carry water, snacks, map, repair kit and cell phone. When biking in a rural area services could be few and far between, and cell phone service may not always be available. See the Before You Ride notices in the bottom section of this website, as well as the Disclaimer notice.

Here are some of the sights along the way, starting in Port Henry, scroll-over a picture to see its location,  click on an image to enlarge and scroll through the gallery.



Warren County Bikeway Glens Falls Lake George Village