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Follow Route 7 South to the first traffic light in the center of Shelburne. Turn right at this light onto Harbor Road. Follow to the first stop sign and turn left into Shelburne Farms.


Start your visit at our Welcome Center and Farm Store with a slide show, ticketing for general admission and special guided tours, and a sample of our award-winning cheddar. Then explore our walking trails and activities at the Farm Barn, including the Children's Farmyard and cheesemaking.

The Welcome Center is open 9 am - 5:30 pm in the summer and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm in the off season. Weather permitting, our walking trails are open year-round from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Walkers, please check in a the Welcome Center.

No dogs are allowed from April 1 - October 31. Leashed dogs only Nov 1 - March 31.

2015 Fees:
$8 adults
$6 seniors
$5 children 3-17
Free to children ages 2 and under, members & Shelburne residents.

Other Information

Shelburne Farms donated one of Lake Champlain Land Trust's first conservation easements back in 1983, conserving some of the beautiful vistas and critical sections of the Lake Champlain shoreline visible from the trail network.

Accommodations: At our Inn, enjoy overnight accommodations in one of 24 bedrooms, or dine for breakfast, dinner or Sunday brunch in its public restaurant.

Trail Manager

Visit Shelburne Farms or Lake Champlain Land Trust online for more information or contact:

Lake Champlain Land Trust
1 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 862-4150

Buildings and Grounds Manager

Shelburne Farms
Buildings and Grounds Manager
1611 Harbor Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
Phone: (802) 985-8686


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