Indian Brook Reservoir (PRIVATE PROPERTY)

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Indian Brook Reservoir (PRIVATE PROPERTY) is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Essex Junction, Vermont that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
164 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

canoeing

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

private property

You need a pass to get in, requiring you to be a resident of Essex. It is an easy walk, or if you want a easy hike. The well maintained, and well groomed main trail which goes around the reservoir hold views of nature and is good or birding in places. There are some smaller trails which can be accessed in places. One of the lower parking lots has a loop that pushes back into the woods and is marked. There is another small trail that runs along the road to the upper parking lot. There is a bathroom located at the upper parking lot. You can hike, walk, swim, and so on. Fun for the whole family, including your dog.

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2 months ago

a good quick walk. not much of a challenge but good for a quick walk. Go off season as its private and you won't have to pay to get in.

2 months ago

Stunning in the fall. Enjoy!

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6 months ago

This trail is not open to non-Essex residents. I was very disappointed to find that out at the gate.

7 months ago

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9 months ago

This was the perfect trail to take our 11 year old lab on! She has bad hips and it was very easy and beautiful in the winter. Plenty of room to roam around and there were a lot of other dogs off leash as well! The only thing, as you'd expect this time of year, the majority of the trail was iced over.

10 months ago

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A fun, pretty loop. I go off-season to avoid paying the fees. It's a nice trail to snowshoe in the winter. Nice family hike and great for dogs, but people who are afraid of dogs should know that dogs are off leash quite often.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Friday, September 02, 2016

You can't go to this park unless you are a resident!