Please be aware that the northern half of Vermont was affected by major flooding. Roads to trailheads may not be open for the weekend, turn around if you encounter closed roads.

Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge

Hiking trails through diverse woodlands and wetlands as well as pastures and meadows. Gravel trails for passive recreation that wind through 95 acres of agricultural lands.
Trail Activity
Hiking Snowshoeing
Length
3.10 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate
Town
Charlotte (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder
Pets
Not Permitted
Fees
No

Description

290-acre property of active cropland with pastures, hay fields, old fields, and meadows. Includes 2.25 miles of gravel trails winding through agricultural lands and meadows for passive recreation. Hiking trails through woodlands and wetlands connect to the park's gravel trails. The network of trails is suitable for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and some equestrian use. No Pets Please.

Other Information

The park is open year-round from 8 am to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Trail Manager

For additional information, visit the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge Oversight Committee website, or contact:

Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge Oversight Committee

Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge Oversight Committee
159 Ferry Road
PO Box 119
Charlotte, VT 05445
Phone: (802) 425-3071
charlotteparkvt@gmail.com
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Trail Tips

Travel on Durable Surfaces
If you have to step off the trail, step onto a rock or soil. Avoid stepping on fragile vegetation.
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Trailhead Information

From Burlington, take US-7 south approximately 10 miles. Take a right on Bostwick Road from US-7 and follow Bostwick Road for 2.2 miles into Charlotte, where it becomes Greenbush Road. Go another 1.5 miles and the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge entrance will be on the left, just past the railroad underpass.

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cherylshive
September 02, 2018
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