You are here
Home > Vermont

Willoughby Cliffs Natural Area

The Willoughby Cliffs Natural Area became a National Natural Landmark in 1967.
The area is 950 acres and is part of the Willoughby State Forest.

Cliffs of Mt. Hor, as seen from Mt. Pisgah

The area includes the cliffs of Mt. Pisgah and Mt. Hor, as well as the forested buffer zone. The cliffs are known as a spring nesting site for Peregrine Falcons. There are also many examples of endangered species of arctic and cliff-alpine plants.
Lake Willoughby from Mt. Pisgah

There are excellent hiking trails that offer great views of Lake Willoughby, Vermonts Deepest lake, and to the White Mountains. There are two trailheads off of Route 5A. The South Trailhead is at a parking area before the lake, on the right coming from the South. The North Trailhead is next to the lake at a roadside parking area. Both parking areas have trail signs. The hiking is Moderately Difficult and steep in places.

 


NETrailhead
Your guide to New England travel and recreation information. NETrailhead has a special focus on information about visiting Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. We enjoy the New England outdoors and want to share our experiences so that you may enjoy your visit to New England. Follow us on Twitter at @NETrailhead or check us out Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NETrailhead.
http://www.NETrailead.com

One thought on “Willoughby Cliffs Natural Area

Leave a Reply


Warning: Illegal string offset 'nospamnx-1' in /homepages/0/d89278427/htdocs/netrailhead/wp-content/plugins/nospamnx/nospamnx.php on line 91

Warning: Illegal string offset 'nospamnx-2' in /homepages/0/d89278427/htdocs/netrailhead/wp-content/plugins/nospamnx/nospamnx.php on line 92

Warning: Illegal string offset 'nospamnx-2-value' in /homepages/0/d89278427/htdocs/netrailhead/wp-content/plugins/nospamnx/nospamnx.php on line 92

Top