Somerset Road north

Somerset Road north

Green Mountain National Forest Stratton, Vermont 05360

About this Location

This section of Somerset Road (Forest Road 71 and 86) is northwest of Somerset Reservoir.

About Somerset Road

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Somerset Road is a scenic route that connects the towns of Somerset and Stratton. The road winds through the Green Mountain National Forest, offering views of the rolling hills, lush forests, and sparkling streams. Somerset Road is popular among cyclists, hikers, and nature lovers. Somerset and Stratton are both small towns with a rich history and a friendly community. Somerset was founded in 1761 and is home to the Somerset Reservoir, a reservoir that provides water for hydroelectric power. Stratton was chartered in 1761 and is known for its ski resort, which hosts international competitions and events. Both towns offer attractions and activities for visitors, such as museums, restaurants, shops, and festivals.


  • Roadside viewing

  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Last updated October 6, 2023