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Chaumont

Welcome to the Chaumont -Three Mile Bay area located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario known as the Chaumont - bird"Golden Crescent." Chaumont Bay harbors some of the best family fishing on the continent! It is the largest fresh water bay in the world.

A unique bay with Point Peninsula and Pillar Point providing the entrance, it has rocky shores, varying water depths, weed and rocky covered bottoms, and good shoals for spawning. Its murky depths provide some of the liveliest, mouthwatering pan frying bass, pickerel, perch, pike, bullhead, lake trout and salmon.

Sailing in the Golden Crescent is second to none, featuring two of the finest yacht clubs in the country. Local marinas provide the boat owner with sales and service for all their needs.

Devoid of heavy commercialism, areas around Chaumont Bay offer relaxation, swimming, fishing, biking, walking trails, boating and camping. Winter sports include ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. A two mile nature trail at the Chaumont Barrens takes the hiker through a mosaic of rare habitats and a unique alvar landscape unlike any other natural area in the northeastern United States.

Chaumont NYMany events are held each year including the Lyme Community Field Days, bass and ice fishing derbies, church bazaars and craft fairs, an annual little league tournament, the Tour de Chaumont Bay bike ride and the Lyme Triathlon.

Area restaurants provide excellent meals with various menus for your eating pleasure. Motels are located nearby both on the water and near the village. Camping is available at Long Point State Park on Point Peninsula. The Lyme Free Library is open to the public and houses the Lyme Heritage Center with local history and genealogy records.

Come to the Chaumont-Three Mile Bay area for a vacation of fishing, boating and relaxation.