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Moosalamoo national recreation area

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Moosalamoo (pronounced moose-ah-la-moo) is derived from the Abenaki word “Mozalômo” meaning “moose call, song or sound”


Camping within MNRA

Moosalamoo Campground is a small, remote campground, accessible by car, and located at the base of Mt. Moosalamoo, near Voter Brook. The campground is open from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Reservations for select sites may be made by reserving at least 4 days in advance online at There are 19 campsites irregularly spaced along a wooded campground loop. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring with a grill, and a parking spur with space for two cars. There are three barrier-free vault toilets and one hand pump available for drinking water. There are no showers or hook-ups; however there is trash/recycling service. In the center of the campground loop there is an open play field and recreation opportunities as well as a mile-long bicycle pump track. Download USFS's brochure

Silver Lake Campground is a small, primitive campground located on Silver Lake and is only accessible by hiking 0.6 miles down the Goshen Trail, which starts at a parking lot at the end of Forest Road 27. The campground is open year-round, with hosts typically on-site from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis. There are 15 campsites irregularly spaced along a wooded road. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring with a grill. There are two vault toilets in the campground and one barrier free vault toilet in the picnic area. There is no drinking water available. There are no showers or hook-ups. There is no garbage service available; please carry out what you carry in. Download USFS's brochure

A note on general forest camping courtesy of USFS: There are many general forest areas available on the Green Mountain National Forest for rustic or dispersed camping. Visitors can camp anywhere on the forest unless the area is posted closed to camping, while staying the recommended 200 feet from roads, trails, and bodies of water to disperse impact. These areas provide a place to camp and enjoy nature’s solitude at no charge. There is a camping limit of 14-days in a 30-day period on the Forest. Camp in existing sites, and do not cut any vegetation. Please leave the campsites clean by practicing Leave No Trace Principles, such as carry out what you carry in.

Nearby Campgrounds & Marinas

Vermont State Park

There's more information on nearby lodging options here

Moosalamoo Association is grateful for support from its members and many local businesses.

Benefactors, Supporters & Friends
And generous support from Champlain Valley Equipment, Green Mountain Club/Breadloaf Section, Multy Builders, Rainbow Pediatrics, The Vermont Book Shop, Waterhouses Campground and Marina, and numerous individual donors. 

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