This trail begins on the east side of Vermont Route 116, about 5.5 miles north of East Middlebury. You will soon pass a cascading mountain stream. Just past the first stream crossing on the left through oak woods is a nice view of the Champlain Valley from a ledge. Abbey Pond itself supports an interesting community of marsh plants and animals.


Activity Hiking
Nearest Town East Middlebury
Length 2 miles one way
Elevation Gain 1660 feet
Trail Type Out and Back
Skill Level Moderate


Trailhead: Travel south on Route 7 to where it intersects with Route 125. Travel east on Route 125 for 0.6 miles to the intersection with Route 116. Travel north on Route 116 for 4.4 miles and look for a sign for the Abbey Pond Trail on the right. Turn right onto a gravel road and follow the right spur to the trailhead parking at 0.3 miles.



Latitude/Longitude: 44.030957, -73.088217