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Point Au Roche State Park

Plattsburgh, Clinton Co.

red fox, lighthouse and goose swimming images

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Bird enthusiasts from near and far flock here to see the thousands of migrating snow geese stopping over for several weeks in the spring and fall.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Forest, marsh, shoreline, adjacent corn fields

Recreational Opportunities

  • Beach, picnic facilities
  • Boating, fishing, ice fishing, hiking and biking trails, cross-country skiing


See Google Maps and enter your address for step by step directions to Point Au Roche State Park (This link will open a page outside of the DEC website. Hold "Shift" down while clicking on the link to open it in a new window)


825 acres

Contact Information

Address: 19 Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Contact: 518-563-0369
Website: Point Au Roche State Park (link leaves DEC's website)

Photo Credits: Ariana Newell, Susan Shafer, James Clayton