Experience the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont

Carol Ann's Rentals

on Willoughby Lake in Westmore, VT, Lake Seymour and Lake Parker


Located in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, accessible by highway I-91 at the exit in Barton, Willoughby Lake is a unique vacation spot. You will find outdoor sports, as well as country stores, concerts, church fairs, antiquing and great scenery to keep you busy.


Year round and seasonal vacation property rentals available.


A Four Season Vacationer's Paradise

As a vacationer's paradise, visitors in the summer months enjoy swimming, boating and fishing, as well as hiking and biking the many trails in the area. The fall brings a tremendous kaleidoscope of foliage.  Varieties of maple and birch, as well as beech, grace surrounding mountain ranges and bring forth a brilliant array of color.


In the winter months, snowmobilers pass through the lake area on the VAST Trail that is located at the north end of the lake. Ice climbers enjoy the cliffs along Willoughby Lake The area offers Nordic skiing at the south end of Willoughby State Forest as well as downhill and Nordic skiing at Burke Mountain and Jay Peak Ski Resorts.


Biking, Hiking and Fall Foliage

Willoughby State Forest

Willoughby State Forest is found at the southern end of Lake Willoughby and is comprised of 7,757 acres of woodlands with hiking trails that will bring hkers to elevations of over 2000 feet to enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges and lake front. Seven trails are available on the southern end of Lake Willoughby that comprise over 20 miles of hiking trails in and around Willoughby State Forest. Most of the trails offer a mild to moderate climb for the novice to intermediate hiker. For entrance location, elevations, difficulty level and distance information Click Here

Westmore Town Forest

The Town Forest is one mile from the north end of Willoughby Lake off Town Road No. 4 on thewest side of the lake. The trails are marked. Bridges should be tested and crossed with care.


Kingdom Bike Trail

Throughout the spring, summer and fall, visitors enjoy the outdoors for its wilderness, trails and foliage. If you are here during the spring, summer or fall, don't miss the Kingdom Bike Trails, a multiple-use trail system unlike any other and recently voted as the BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL NETWORK in North America by Bike Magazine in their annual Reader's Poll. The Kingdom Bike Trails were also the Editors' Choice in the 2011 edition of the Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England.



Burke Mountain Resort

Jay Peak Resort

Kingdom Trails

Willoughby State Forest

Carol Ann's Rentals

615 Fiske Road, Barton, VT  05822

(802) 525-4132



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