Fall in the Adirondacks is beautiful and Winter brings lots of unique sports. Come stay with us to enjoy the scenery or try some hunting, fishing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, or skiing in the area. Santa will be visiting soon but you can bring your family to see him now at the North Pole nearby along with his reindeer and many other holiday activities. Come enjoy a relaxing or exciting time at DuMont's Cove!
DuMont’s Cove is a camp located in the Adirondack Park on beautiful Lower Chateauguay Lake. It has been completely renovated in the Adirondack style. The camp is fully insulated and heated so it is also available for rental year round - perfect for a teacher, writer, or anyone who wants a break from a hectic life style. It is also available for hunting or ice fishing weekends - three night minimum required off-season and minimum 7 night stay during summer.
The camp has 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, a large kitchen, refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker, pots, pans, dishes, silverware and just about anything you would expect to find in a well equipped kitchen with a beautiful pine plank floor.
There are three bedrooms (a queen bed ,double bed and one with two twin beds.) All bedding and towels are provided. There is a full size washer, and dryer for your convenience. The updated bathroom and has a tub and shower with a sink/vanity and loads of cabinet space.
Additionally there is a large living room. The living room has satellite TV, VHS player, games and a small library of adventure and Adirondack history books. Adirondack décor complete the feeling you’re looking for on your North Country vacation. The U-turn driveway has great curb appeal, inviting guests to enjoy their stay. Even during the height of the summer season, you can find peace and tranquility.
The living room leads to a glass sliding door which offers a beautiful view of the waterfront. The deck has plenty of furniture for lounging and playing games. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and spectacular sunsets sitting in Adirondack chairs on our fantastic sundrenched deck which has a view of the peaceful cove with views of sunsets that you won’t soon forget or take a short walk to Collins Point and get spectacular views of the entire lower Chateaugay Lake. The deck leads to the docks where you can swim and fish.
DuMont’s Cove has 185 feet of private water frontage and docks so there is plenty of room for you to bring your toys and boats. Additionally there is a grill and a path leading down to the water’s edge, which makes it ideal for the elderly and young children in your party. .
The shoreline is ideal for young children to learn to love the water. If fishing is your passion you have found heaven, as there is a fully wonderful lake with Northern Pike, Bass, Perch, Bullhead, and Trout for your fishing pleasure. Relax lakeside by the fire next to the outside fire pit, or swinging in the hammock, or stay inside on those cooler nights and enjoy the central heat. Of course nothing beats just sitting back, breathing in the clean, clear Adirondack air…just being…while the haunting call of the loon echoes around you.
The area is filled with wildlife including ducks, loons, raccoon, chipmunks, squirrels and even the occasional moose, or black bear can be seen. We have resident eagles with growing babies, a fox now and again. Watch the deer on the lake at sundown during the winter. Great hiking and horse trails nearby. Summer is great in the Adirondacks!
It’s only a 15 minute drive to trail head of majestic Lyon Mountain (3840'). This is a popular hiking destination with a system of 2 trails making the climb doable in a loop configuration seasonally. Reach the top and climb the century old fire tower. At the top you will have views towards Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain, Montreal and the High Peaks. Enjoy a fall weekend to see the foliage that autumn brings including breathtaking colors and fabulous mountain views, hunting and hiking. With a little over an hour drive you can explore further south in the Adirondacks and take A beautiful drive to the Lake Placid and the High Peaks region, or to the spectacular Ausable Chasm.
DuMont’s Cove is only 1 hour from the greatest vertical skiing in the east at Whiteface Mountain and Keene Valley. You are only a 30 minute drive to great shopping deals and restaurants in Plattsburgh. Montreal is about a 2 hour drive so bring your passport to travel into Canada. Lake George is less than two hours away, and Saratoga is a little further. You can also take the ferry or bridge across Lake Champlain to Vermont and visit the shops & pubs in Burlington. You can visit the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort with about a 45 minute drive. The nearest grocery stores are in Malone or Plattsburgh so get your supplies on the way in and fill up the fridge and enjoy your stay. All-in-all it is a great location!