Green Mountain National Forest


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Green Mountain National Forest

Address:231 N Main St
Rutland, VT 05701

Phone:802-747-6700
Fax:802-747-6766
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/gmfl
Size: 375,000 acres.
Location:Central and southern Vermont. Accessible by US 4 and 7. Nearby cities/towns include Brandon, Brattleboro, Bennington, Burlington, Manchester, Rochester, and Rutland.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic sites, trail (512 miles), scenic drives, 3 ski areas.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, swimming, gold panning, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, snowboarding.
Special Features:Landscapes range from rugged mountains to secluded hollows. Forest's Green Mountain Range is traversed by Vermont's "Long Trail," the oldest formal hiking trail in the U.S. The trail's southern portion overlays the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section). Forest and nearby Champlain Valley have numerous points of historic interest, including battlegrounds of Revolutionary and French and Indian Wars; 2000+ historic archeological sites.

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The White River in Green Mountain National Forest saw much of its riparian vegetation severely damaged or completely destroyed by the flood waters.
With the Giants set to host an NFC Divisional Game next week, StubHub will plant a tree in Green Mountain National Forest for each ticket purchased through StubHub for that event and a potential NFC Championship Game at Giants Stadium.
Vermont's congressional delegation has introduced federal legislation that would designate 4-8,161 more acres in the Green Mountain National Forest as protected wilderness in the Forest.
We're advocating protection of suitable ones in Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest and New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest; on the recently created Nulhegan National Wildlife Refuge in Northeastern Vermont; and on other important public lands throughout the region.
For some years, scientists have been studying the death of trees at high elevations in the National Forests of the southern Appalachians and in the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont.
With this goal in mind, CLF is looking at protection possibilities in Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) and in New Hampshire's and western Maine's White Mountain National Forest (WMNF).
Headed by Steven Harper, Supervisor of the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont, a multistate committee will study how to preserve the way of life on a forest too vast to buy outright.
CLF is working to protect wildlife and expand wilderness areas in the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF).

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