Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Lake Champlain's Malletts Bay - in Colchester VT


Rating: Two-and-a-Half Stars - Beautiful bay. Water was tranquil on the day I paddled. The view of the rocky peninsulas enclosing Malletts Bay is unbeatable. Get close to the cliffs for amazing photos.

  Put in at state ramp on Route 127 / West
  Lakeshore Drive in Colchester VT.
Paddle around Malletts
  Bay and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 6+ miles
Niquette Bay State
  Park and beach
Bayside
  Park
Marinas on
  Mallets Bay

Disclaimer: It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of this route for yourself.

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Kayaking on Lake Champlain's Malletts Bay - in Colchester VT

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At the Bayside Park overlooking Mallets Bay on the corner of West Lakeshore Drive and East Lakeshore Drive in Colchester VT.
Trip date is September 2014.





Malletts Bay from Bayside Park in Colchester VT.


The Boston Kayaker's wife on Bayside Park.


At the entrance to the Malletts Bay state ramp on Route 127 in Colchester VT.





The Malletts Bay state ramp.


Malletts Bay launch parking lot.


The Boston Kayaker about to launch onto Lake Champlain's Malletts Bay.





























Will paddle to my left to go to the Bayside Park.

















A cove on my right.









































View from the Bayside Park.











Veering to my left and paddling northwards.








The Boston Kayaker on Malletts Bay.

















To my left, the peninsulas enclosing Malletts Bay.






































To my left, the southern shore of Malletts Bay.


























I decided to paddle to my left and towards the ramp where I came from.


Will paddle straight ahead.