Explore Adirondack, Lake Champlain and Vermont Attractions and Regions

Barber Homestead Park’s location near Westport, New York makes an ideal gateway to enjoy adventures in the Adirondacks and at Lake Champlain, and beyond!

Here is only a sample of the many adventures in our area:

More Adventures Near Barber Homestead Park

From the picturesque foothills to the majestic Adirondacks High Peaks, there are over 2,000 miles of hiking & biking trails in the Adirondack Mountains and many of the most scenic are in our area.

Ausable Chasm – Walking tours include a minimum one-mile walk, and a full tour spans five miles total.

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is a network for hiking, walking, skiing, snowshoeing, birding, tracking, and picnicking in and around the Champlain Valley in New York State’s Adirondack Park.

More Things to See and Do

Go deep for Lake Trout and Landlocked Salmon. Fly fish for Brook, Rainbow and Brown Trout. Land a Bass or any of several varieties of Pan Fish. Cast a line along the popular Ausable River, find your own favorite fishing hole, or be guided to the finest Adirondacks fishing spots by local charters.

From easy paddling on the calm waters of Taylor Pond to the more challenging flow at Chubb River, your time on the water is sure to delight with breathtaking views of the natural beauty of the Adirondacks flora and fauna.

The Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain Region offers many alternatives for shopping, dining, hiking, summer ski jumping events and much more. And, it’s less than an hour away from Barber Homestead Park!

Lake Champlain, which lies along the border between New York State and Vermont, offers some of the finest recreation in the northeastern United States, including: Lake Champlain Fishing.  Reel in a memorable fishing trip, and a tasty catch, at Lake Champlain. Lake Champlain fishing offers a diverse group of species that include Pike, Bass, Trout, Lake Sturgeon and Channel Catfish.

If hiking is your preference, be sure to check out the Champlain Area Trails for some great opportunities!

The Lake Champlain Ferry Southern Crossing from Essex, New York to Charlotte, Vermont is close to Barber Homestead Park. Enjoy a scenic 20 minute cruise across the lake.

Westport, New York is set along the shore of Lake Champlain. This charming town embodies the concept of living the good life … simply.

Explore the variety of Westport Dining options and lake & mountain views.

Launch your boat from the State Boat Launch or dock your boat (rentals also available) from the Westport Marina.

Enjoy a day of golf at Westport Country Club, a premier public championship golf course.