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The Pump Haus Water Park at the Jay Peak Resort

An entirely unique year round waterpark featuring surfing and its own water chute.

The Lakes Region of Vermont

and the home of Lake Willoughby, as well as Lake Seymour, shown above, along with a number of other glacial lakes renowned for their pristine conditions, abundance of fish and surrounding wildlife.

Glacial Lakes Nestled Between Majestic Mountain Ranges

The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is well known for its steep mountain ranges along side pristine lakes.

Lake Willoughby in Westmore, VT

One of America's Most Beautiful Lakes is Lake Willoughby that resembles a Norwegian Fjord with its length extending between two mountain ranges. The lake is also the deepest lake in Vermont, with depths exceeding 300 feet.  As a result, Lake Willoughby is listed as a Natural National Landmark.

First Class Accommodations

In Northeastern Vermont, enjoy first class accommodations, along with affordable country lodging on the shores of Lake Willoughby, Island Pond and Lake Seymour as well as at the base of Jay Peak, Burke Mountain and on the VAST Trail

Lake Memphremagog in Newport, VT

Along with the Newport City Dock, Northstar Cruises and Mountain Vistas. 

The Tram at the Jay Peak Resort

The Start of Fall Foliage Via the Tram - A Sightseeing Adventure

The VAST Trail

A Winter Snowmobile Trail That Stretches Through Miles of Wilderness, Past Snow Covered Mountains and Lakes to Many Townships and Villages

Enjoy Vermont Country

Rural, Quaint and Picturesque

The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is home to some of the most quaint towns and villages in Vermont, including Craftsbury, VT, photo above.

Fall in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

The Northeastern Vermont Experience

craftsbury2.jpgNortheastern Vermont is a region rich in wildlife, country charm and the grace of a time long ago. 

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

Mountain Biking It in Northeastern Vermont

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

Lodging on the Kingdom Trails Network

The Lakes Region of Vermont

Lake Willoughby in Westmore, VT

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 GoreView of Bluff Mountain in the Fall from the beach on Island Pond in Island Pond, VT

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

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.

Jay Peak

Jay Peak in the Summertime, Hiking Includes Beginner Trails in Jay, VT at the Jay Peak Resort.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

ATV Trails in Northeastern Vermont

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

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 28
Q Burke Mountain Bike Opening Weekend

Saturday, June 11
Vermont Craft Beer Relay
Social Dance

Friday, June 17
NEMBAfest Mountain Bike EXPO
Island Pond's Friday Night Live Outdoor Summer Concert Series

Saturday, June 18
NEMBAfest Mountain Bike EXPO

Need A Kayak?

Kayak and boat rentals are available throughout Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, as are bikes. Rentals are available at the following locations: ...More

Lakefront Lodging

on Crystal Lake
on Island Pond
on Lake Memphremagog
on Lake Parker
on Lake Seymour
On Lake Wallace
on Lake Willoughby
on Shadow Lake

Lodging on the Kingdom Trails Network

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