Allen Brook Nature Trail

Trail Overview

The trail includes a half-mile loop and two additional half mile spurs, and a wildlife observation boardwalk.
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Trail Activity
Walking Hiking Snowshoeing Ungroomed cross-country skiing
1.5 miles, Network
Williston (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt, Grass/Meadow, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging
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Located behind Williston Central School near the baseball field, the Allen Brook Nature Trail offers excellent opportunities for bird watching and other wetland wildlife viewing. Beaver are known to be active in the area causing water levels near and around the boardwalk to fluctuate. 

On your walk, stop at the boardwalk over the Allen Brook River to observe wildlife.

Great for a family walk or ski. Also, the Williston Community Park (Located behind Williston Central School) offers two soccer fields, two softball fields, a Little Leaque field, Babe Ruth field, two sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and a skating rink. The Village Bike Path runs through this park making it an excellent destination for all kinds of recreation. Also located nearby are two tennis courts and an outdoor basketball court with lights for evening play. 

Other Information

Rules of the trail:

  • Dogs MUST be on a leash or under voice control
  • Pack OUT what you packed IN
  • No camping or fires
  • No motorized vehicles
  • No biking 

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Williston online for more information and a printable map or contact:

Williston Conservation Commission

Williston Conservation Commission
7900 Williston Road
Williston, VT 05495
Phone: (802) 878-6704
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Trailhead Information

Located off the Williston Village Bike Path, opposite the right field foul line of the Little League field at Williston Central School.

Access the school from Williston Road (Route 2) in the town of Williston via Library Lane (exit via Central School Drive, roads are one-way).

Parking to access the trail is available at the Williston Community Park entrance behind the Williston Central School, as well as the parking lot across from the Williston Federated Church and behind the Korner Kwik Stop off North Williston Road.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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