Green Mountain National Forest Chittenden, Vermont 05737Official Website
Centrally located between the Rochester and Middlebury Ranger Districts, the Chittenden Brook area offers many recreation opportunities for a variety of abilities. Trails meandering next to beautiful brooks and traveling through tall trees make this an attractive area for visitors.
The area includes a 7.5-mile trail network designed for cross-country ski and snowshoe use and is open to summer hiking. The trail network serves as a connector to the Long Trail National Recreation Trail as well as the Brandon Gap Backcountry Recreation Area known for winter skiing and boarding.
The area also includes a 17-site campground open Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day. The campground and access road cannot accommodate trailers over 18 feet. This campground is best suited for tent camping.
From Rochester: Travel south on Route 100 for 1 mile to its intersection with Route 73. Follow Route 73 west for 5.1 miles and turn left onto Forest Road 45, which is the access road to Chittenden Brook Campground.
From Brandon: Travel east on Route 73 for 14.6 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 45, which is the access road to Chittenden Brook Campground.
Parking for the Chittenden Brook Trail is located on the right at .6 mile. Alternate parking for the Beaver Pond and Chittenden Brook Trails is located at 2.5 miles on the left at the entrance to the campground.
The TrailFinder website has a description and map of a hike at Chittenden Brook.
Restrooms on site
Wheelchair accessible trail
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Last updated October 6, 2023