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Muddy Brook Park

Lush ferns, scenic woodlands and meadows, ideal for youngsters.
Trail Activity
Length
0.7 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy
Town
South Burlington (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Grass/Meadow, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

This is a short wooded, fern-covered trail parallel to the Winooski River. It's a great spot for bird-watching and picnicking. Grassy fields are good for recreation.

Leashed dogs are allowed but bikes are not.

Other Information

Park Rules

  • Parks are free and open from dawn to dusk
  • The park welcomes hikers, anglers, paddlers, skaters, ice fishermen, birders, and naturalists
  • Dogs on leashes only
  • Not a staffed facility, enjoy at your own risk
  • Carry in, Carry out
  • Take only pictures and leave only footprints
  • No mountain bikes
  • No motor vehicles
  • No discharge of firearms
  • No hunting or trapping
  • No open fires of glass bottles
  • No motorized boats (including electric motors)

Trail Manager

Visit Winooski Valley Park District online for more information or contact:

Winooski Valley Park District

Winooski Valley Park District
Ethan Allen Homestead
Burlington, VT 05408
Phone: (802) 863-5744
info@wvpd.org
View website

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Trailhead Information

From Route 15 in Colchester, turn onto Lime Kiln Road. Take the second left after Lime Kiln Bridge onto National Guard Avenue. Follow 1.5 miles onto Poor Farm Road. The parking lot is on the left.

From South Burlington, take Route 2 east, past the highway. Turn left onto White Street. Then turn left onto Airport Parkway and follow for 1.3 miles. Turn right onto National Guard Avenue. Follow 1.5 miles onto Poor Farm Road. The parking lot is on the left.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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