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Limited on-street parking is available at these three access points:

  • Behind the residential utilities off Laurel Drive
  • Along Allen Martin Parkway
  • Across from Hillside Circle on Saxon Hollow Road. Limited on-street parking is available at all three access points.

Description

The Forestdale Natural Area contains two miles of woodland trails in an area bounded by Allen Martin Parkway, Saxon Hollow Road, Alder Brook Road, and the Circ Highway. This natural area provides a welcome haven from the bustling town growing up around it. Within the Forestdale Natural Area can be found significant stands of trees, spring wildflowers -- including painted trillium, trailing arbutus, hepatica, and wild sarsaparilla -- and also wildlife.

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Essex online for more information or contact:

Essex Parks & Recreation
81 Main Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Phone: (802) 878-1342
mberry@essex.org

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Leave No Trace Principle

Leave What You Find

Avoid the introduction or transport of non-native species. Use local firewood from within 50 miles and clean, drain, and dry water equipment when moving between water bodies.