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Goulet's All Season Rentals

in Island Pond, VT

gouletsph1.jpgIsland Pond, VT is a small town nestled between mountain ranges with its pristine lake by the same name. The town and its surroundings cater to tourists year round.

 

In The Summertime

Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Tennis, Outdoor Concerts

In the summertime, visitors enjoy the sandy beaches of Island Pond's crystal lake that is home to loon, once an endangered species, a variety of fish, as well as the town's tennis courts, basketball courts and children's playground.

loonuse2.jpgIsland Pond is also home to Bluff Mountain. For a mild to moderate climb, hike Bluff Mountain, Mountain Street, Island Pond. Parking and hiking are free and open to the general public.

During the summer months, Island Pond hosts the Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series. Sit by the lake and enjoy rock, folk and country music performed by local artists every Friday night from late June into September, outdoors and free to the general public.

In The Wintertime

Snowmobiling, Skiing, Ice Fishing, Snowshoeing, Ice Skating

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In the winter, Island Pond is home to many snowmobilers as the town is a focal point for the VAST Trail network. The VAST Trail connects in Island Pond from the north, south and east allowing passage north to the VAST Trail network in Quebec, east to New Hampshire and points south.

The snowmobile season generally opens the fourth week of December and lasts as long as the snow, about the end of March or beginning of April.

Skiing at Burke Mountain Ski Area opens the end of November and lasts into April. Burke Mountain touts a 2000ft vertical drop and a terrain park for the avid skier/snowboarder. At Burke Mountain, you'll also find Burke Mountain Ski Academy that trained 45 olympiads.

 

In The Spring and Fall

Antiquing, Hunting, Fall Foliage

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The foliage in Northern Vermont is especially brilliant due to the number and variety of disiduous trees, most especially, white , yellow and grey birch, sugar and rock maple and beach. The mountains are illuminated in a kailidascope of color that begins with red, then shifts to yellow and then orange. Foliage peaks about the first of October, though begins about the third week of September and lasts till mid October.

Hunting is a native pastime, being native the region. Though the area is called "Moose Country" deer are prevalent, as well. Hunters also hunt partridge and black bear.

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Goulet's All Season Rentals

Inside Brighton Garage, 49 Cross Street, Brighton VT, 05846, Phone: 802-723-4455, Toll Free: 1-800-754-2425

 

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