Some of the region's towns are also of historic significance or, in fact, have some interesting accolades of their own and preserved, much like the antiques you'll find there ....More
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The Kingdom Bike Trails and the Bike Trail at the Burke Mountain Resort in Northeastern VT offer an exciting outdoor adventure.
Passes for the Kingdom Trail are sold in Downtown East Burke ...More
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Northeastern Vermont, aptly dubbed The Lakes Region of Vermont, has more than a dozen fresh water lakes, some connected by underwater caverns and evolved due to glacial movements over the millennia.
The deepest lake in Vermont is Lake Willoughby, also a National Natural Landmark and well known for its natural beauty. ....More
Visit the renowned Cabot, the maker of finely crafted VT cheeses , yogurts and milk products in Cabot, VT. More
Brousseau Mountain, Norton, VT
Important Notice: The cliffs on Brousseau Mountain are home to the rare Peregrine Falcon. These recently endangered birds are still recovering in Vermont and may be disturbed by human activity. You can help Peregrine restoration in Vermont! Pay attention to signs warning you about Peregrine nests and, if possible, plan your hiking trips to avoid nesting areas during the incubation period: March 1 – August 1.
Brousseau Mountain (elev. 2723 ft.) in Norton offers a short and scenic hike that is considered by many to be the best view for the effort. Due to its far northern locale, this local favorite is seldom visited by mainstream hikers and often provides a solitary experience. ... More
Bluff Mountain, Island Pond, VT
Providing a mild to moderate climb, free parking. Trails are cleared and maintained by the Northwoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston, VT. Entrance is located on Mountain Street in Island Pond, VT.
Gore Mountain, Avery’s Gore
Located in the unorganized town of Avery’s Gore, Gore Mountain (3332 ft.) sits on the northern edge of the Nulhegan River Basin and is the second highest peak in the Northeast Kingdom. The wooded summit provides limited views but, at nearly 4 miles long, the trail offers a very remote, backcountry experience for those seeking solitude. ...More
Monadnock Mountain (elev. 3148 ft.) has the distinction of being the most easternmost mountain in Vermont. It is also distinct due to the fact that, like its southern cousin, in New Hampshire., it is a true Monadnock- a peak that sits alone and stands high above the surrounding landscape. Purported to be the remnant core of an extinct volcano, Monadnock rises steeply over the northern Connecticut River Valley and offers a challenging, but rewarding, hike. ...More
Source: The above text is an excerpt from Northeast Kingdom Mountain Trail Guide by Luke O'Brien, Printed in 2010, available at the Northwoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston, VT.
During the spring, summer and fall at the Jay Peak Resort, the winter's renowned ski mountain becomes an alpine trek for various levels of hiking ability. Trails are well marked. The green, blue and black colors of the paths represent easy, moderate, and most difficult paths. ...More
Just Everyday Hiking Trails
You might be interested in seeing the view from the mountaintops that surround Lake Willoughby, or just have modest mountain hike up Bluff Mountain in Island Pond. There are many under 2 mile hiking trails that offer a modest to moderate climb that is within the natural ability of most. ...More
Now through most of October in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom we host Mother Nature's own kaleidoscope of color and brilliance as the many mountains and forests bring forth a dazzling array of colors.
10-26 Look for some peak in lower elevations in St. Johnsbury, Walden, Marshfield and points south.
Saturday, October 29
Halloween Hustle ~ Monster Bash ~ Vampire Swim
Don Giovanni as Mozart
Northeast Kingdom Classic Series
Monday, October 31
Trunk or Treat
Saturday, November 12
Northeast Kingdom Snow Blasters
Saturday, November 26
Northeast Kingdom Craft Fair
County Crafters Craft Fair
Thursday, December 1
Winter Dance Festival
Saturday, December 3
The North Pole Express Christmas Train Rides
Burklyn Arts Council Christmas Market
Kayak and boat rentals are available throughout Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, as are bikes. Rentals are available at the following locations: ...More
on Crystal Lake
on Island Pond
on Lake Memphremagog
on Lake Parker
on Lake Willoughby
on Seymour Lake
on Shadow Lake
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