East Montpelier Town Forest

East Montpelier Town Forest

East Montpelier, Vermont 05651

Official Website
East Montpelier Trails map

About this Location

The East Montpelier Town Forest is a 96-acre public land that is part of a 15-mile community trail network that traverses public and private land throughout the town of East Montpelier. The forest offers varied, gently rolling terrain with woodlands and farm lanes. It is a popular destination for hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, and wildlife viewing. The forest is managed by the town of East Montpelier with the help of the East Montpelier Trails Association and the Vermont Land Trust.

Notable Trails

Town Forest-County Road-Peck Farm Trail – 1.8 miles  plus a 0.5-mile spur
Haggett Road or County Road to Templeton Road

  • Access A: Park at Town Forest Parking Area on the right side of Haggett Road, 0.75 mile from County Raod
  • Access B: Park in the marked Parking Area east of the Fire Station on Templeton Road. Don’t park on the road or block access to the Fire Station.

Varied, gently rolling terrain with woodlands and farm lanes. Parts of this trail can be tricky to follow since it crosses some other trails so watch for the EMT signs. The Esther Salmi Memorial with a bench has a lovely view. There is a 0.5-mile spur to County road which skirts the White Cemetery.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Content from Official Website

Last updated October 10, 2023