Pump up your tires, strap on a helmet, and pedal away to Lakes to Locks Passage. This New York State All-American Road presents dozens of adventurous road biking opportunities along the way from Rouses Point on the U.S.-Canada border down the eastern edge of New York to Waterford.
Drive this byway and chances are you’ll share the road with cyclists from spring through fall. Lakes to Locks Passage lends itself to biking in part because it includes segments of the extensive and popular Lake Champlain Bikeways. Stick to the primary route, or take one of the Champlain Bikeways’ interpretive loops of the Adirondack Coast Bikeways, to enhance your cycling adventure with a sampling of the region’s natural, cultural, historic, and agricultural features.
Although the 350 miles of Lake Champlain Bikeways circle Lake Champlain through New York, Vermont, and Canada, you’ll find plenty of biking opportunities within the Lakes to Locks Passage region. Enjoy rolling hills, lake views, and farmlands where the byway begins at New York’s northeastern corner. Farther south along the Passage, you can look up to the heights of the impressive Adirondack Mountains while following any of the