Sunset Lake - Benson (202 acres)

Sunset Lake - Benson (202 acres)

Benson, Vermont 05743

About this Location

Sunset Lake covers 202 acres and has a maximum depth of 95 feet. It is part of a group of lakes that includes Sunrise Lake and Perch Pond, which are also located in Benson and Orwell. Sunset Lake is a popular destination for swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking. It has a floating bridge that connects the two sides of the lake. 

Sunset Lake (202 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.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Last updated October 7, 2023