Support your local economy! Check out our new Trailside Services business portal. Learn how to add your business here!

Fort Ethan Allen Parade Grounds and Park

Trail Overview

Large green featuring athletic fields and a one-mile loop trail.
There are no photos saved for this trail yet.   Add a Photo
Trail Activity
1.0 mile, Loop
Essex (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt, Grass/Meadow
There are no photos saved for this trail yet.   Add a Photo


The Fort Ethan Allen Parade Grounds & Park is a 19-acre community park featuring athletic fields, two tennis courts, a playground, a gazebo, and a walking trail. Future facilities may include restrooms and a ballfield. The trails consist of three loops: a 0.68-mile loop, a smaller 0.44-mile loop, or the one-mile loop.

Trail Manager

Visit Colchester Parks & Recreation or Town of Essex online for more information or contact:

Colchester Parks & Recreation

Colchester Parks & Recreation
PO Box 55
Colchester, VT 05446
Phone: (802) 264-5641
View website

Essex Parks & Recreation

Essex Parks & Recreation
81 Main Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Phone: (802) 878-1342
View website

Trail Tips

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Camp at least 200 feet from lakes and streams.
Hide All

Trailhead Information

From Route 15, turn onto Ethan Allen Avenue. Bear left onto Dalton Drive, which borders the park. On-street parking is available all along Dalton Drive.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
Please Log In or Create Account to add comments.
These awesome businesses support our goal of connecting people to outdoor adventures!
Hang Tight!
Nearby services are loading
No Results
No Services Found

Add Trail Log

Please wait…
Join In on the Fun!
Log in or create an account below to unlock all the great features of Trail Finder: keep track of trails you want to do, preserve memories of trails you’ve done, earn badges, and more!
Your log in attempt was not successful. Please try again.
    Lost your password? Reset your password
    Don't yet have an account?
    There was an issue with your submission. Please try again.
      * Indicates required field
      Please check the box below before submitting.
      Already have an account? Login here
      Enter your username, and we will send you a new, randomly generated password to your email account.
      There was an issue with your submission. Please try again.

        Success! A new password has been emailed to you.

        Log in now

        Please wait…