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From Middlebury, travel south on Route 7 to where it intersects with Route 125. Travel east on Route 125 for 5.8 miles. The parking area is on the right.

From Rochester, travel north on Route 100 to its intersection with Route 125. Travel west on Route 125 for 9.9 miles. The parking area is on the left.

Description

This trail is a National Recreation Trail that commemorates Robert Frost’s poetry; several of his poems are mounted along the trail in the woods and fields. Blueberries and huckleberries grow in an old field at the far end of the trail. The Forest Service maintains all of the old fields along this trail with prescribed fire to preserve the scenic, open appearance of the area. The trail is an easy walk, and the first 0.3 miles across a beaver pond boardwalk out to the South Branch of the Middlebury River is accessible and suitable for wheelchairs. Please practice Leave No Trace ethics, such as carry out what you carry in.

No horses, mountain bikes, or motorized vehicles.

Other Information

Please check current trail and road closures in the Green Mountain National Forest.

Trail Manager

Visit Green Mountain National Forest online for more information or contact:

Recreation and Trail Coordinator

US Forest Service
Recreation and Trail Coordinator
Phone: (802) 767-4261 x530
hknox@fs.fed.us

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Leave No Trace Principle

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Respect natural resources, cultural and historic items, and wildlife by looking rather than touching.