Lake Willoughby - Westmore (1653 acres)

Lake Willoughby - Westmore (1653 acres)

Westmore, Vermont

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About this Location

Lake Willoughby is a natural lake that covers an area of 1653 acres and is the deepest lake in Vermont, reaching a maximum depth of 308 feet. The lake is known for its clear water, scenic beauty, and recreational opportunities. Lake Willoughby is also a National Natural Landmark, designated by the United States Department of the Interior in 1967 for its glacial features and rare plants.

Lake Willoughby (1653 acres) is a site for the Vermont LoonWatch annual survey. Birders are encouraged to volunteer as often and whenever they are able. See Join LoonWatch for details.


  • Roadside viewing

  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Last updated October 17, 2023