Some of the region's towns are also of historic significance or, in fact, have some interesting accolades of their own. Now, towns such as Craftsbury, St. Johnsbury and Island Pond are preserved, much like the antiques you'll find there ....More
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
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
More Than 300 Miles of Groomed Interconnecting Trails
This spring/summer/fall take a ride on the ATV trails in Northeastern Vermont. The trek through the wilderness connects to some local area restaurants and stores but is predominantly a wilderness adventure. The sport isn't overpriced. A $60 membership, along with an ATV registered in the state of Vermont and valid drivers license is all you need. For more information, including a club membership, visit www.borderlineridgeriders.com
Saturday, June 25
Porsche Parade from The Porsche Club of America
Sunday, June 26
Annemieke Mclane and Accordionist Jeremiah Mclane in Concert.
Tuesday, June 28
Singer/Songwriter Emily Nyman
Wednesday, June 29
Shine N Dine at the Saint J Brewery
Friday, July 1
Island Pond's Friday Night Live Outdoor Summer Concert Series
Bread & Puppet Presents: The Disordering the Existing Order of Life Oratorio
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 Seymour
On Lake Wallace
on Lake Willoughby
on Shadow Lake
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