Charlotte - Essex Ferry - Essex, NY Terminal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug
N 44° 18.644 W 073° 21.071
18T E 631500 N 4907707
Quick Description: This is the New York terminus of the Charlotte, VT <-> Essex, NY Ferry.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/5/2010 6:03:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM9MNG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 4

Long Description:
This ferry is one of several lines run by Lake Champlain Transport:

(visit link)

and runs between Essex, NY and Charlotte, VT. It takes about 20 minutes to cross Lake Champlain at this crossing and you can get excellent views of both the Adirondack mountains in NY and the Green Mountains in VT. Two boats serve this route.

Here is the current schedule (hours vary by season and if the lake has frozen over):

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For more information on the Charlotte, VT side, check out waymark WM7N8:

(visit link)

It was a pleasant ride across the lake, as we went from Essex to Charlotte. We were amazed how many cars were backed up on the Vermont side to come over to NY.
Body of water served: Lake Champlain

Places served:
Essex, NY Charlotte, VT


Seasonal: no

Dining room / cafeteria: yes

Gift shop: yes

Terminal / landing address: Not listed

Hours of operation (non-scheduled ferry service): Not listed

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