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”


There are more than 70 miles of well-maintained trails in the MNRA. A detailed map and trail descriptions can be found here. For more information on a specific area or trail, download USFS Opportunity Guides for further details, maps and designated uses (hike, bike, snowmobile) for each trail. 

Below is a list of the most popular trails and access points. Most are day hikes, but can be extended into longer hikes along the Long Trail. Overnight in either Moosalamoo or Silver Lake Campground, or one of the nearby huts operated by Vermont Huts Association.

 Trail Name Trailhead Access USFS Guide
 Falls of Lana and Silver Lake Trails  VT Route 53, Salisbury and FR 27, Goshen
(Silver Lake Road)
Click here
 Mt. Moosalamoo, Oak Ridge, Keewaydin Trails  FR 24 (Voter Brook Road) or VT Route 125  Click here
 Rattlesnake Cliffs, Aunt Jenny, North Branch Trails  VT Route 53 near Falls of Lana  Click here
 Silver Lake, Chandler Ridge, Leicester Hollow Trails  VT Route 53 near Falls of Lana, Minnie Baker Trail
(VT Route 53), FR 27 via Goshen Trail or Fay Road
(FR 243), Goshen
 Click here
 Chatfield Loop (includes Widow's Clearing and Water
Tower Trails)
 FR 32 at FR 89, Robert Frost Interpretive Trail or
Widow's Clearing Trail
 Click here
 Robert Frost Interpretive Trail (universally accessible)  VT Route 125, Ripton  Click here
 Blueberry Hill Area Trails  Parking area near Blueberry Hill Outdoor Center on FR 32, or
FR 224 near Blueberry Management Area
 Mt. Horrid and Great Cliffs, Long Trail, Sucker Brook Trail  VT Route 73 at Brandon Gap  Click here
 Long Trail South, Sucker Brook Trail  VT Route 125 at Middlebury Gap  Click here

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

Stewardship Provided By:

Benefactors, Supporters & Friends
Addison County Regional Planning Commission, Brandon Inn, IPJ Real Estate, Lilac Inn, Middlebury Natural Food Cooperative, Moosalamoo Ultra Race, National Bank of Middlebury, Olivia's Croutons, Omya, Two Brothers Tavern, Vermont Association of Snow Travelers, Vermont Sun Fitness Centers, Visual Learning Systems, Whittaker Real Estate, Wonder Walks.

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Brandon, VT  05733

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