Little Pond Trail - Deerfield Valley

Little Pond Trail

Little Pond Trail

Green Mountain National Forest

Caring for the Land and Serving People

Trail Facts:

 Length: 5.0 miles round tripFeaturePond,Views, Glastenbury WildernessAccess
Max elevation change:  340 feetUSGS maps: Woodford Quad
Amount of use:  Light-ModerateHiking level: Easy
Average hike time: 2 ½ – 3 ½  hours round trip 

Trail Description:

From the trailhead follow Forest Road 275 (snowmobile trail & high clearance road) in a gradual ascent to

Little Pond.  After half a mile, a power line is reached with views to the east and west.  At the end of FR

275, continue north on the Little Pond Hiking Trail into the Glastenbury Wilderness to Little Pond.  Please practice Leave No Trace ethics, such as carry out what you carry in.


From Route 7 in Bennington, the trailhead is 9.5 miles east on Route 9. The parking area is found on the north side of Route 9.

From Route 100 in Wilmington, the trailhead is about 12.0 miles west on Rte 9. The parking area is found on the north side of Route 9.

Area Services:

Food and Services:  Bennington or Wilmington

For all Emergencies: Call 911

911 Information: The trailhead is in the Town of Woodford off of Route 9.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Forest Service

Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests

231 North Main Street, Rutland, VT 05701

(802) 747-6700 Phone                                           (802) 747-6766 FAX Website:

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Recreational Opportunity Guide                                                          Little Pond Trail

For More Information:

Manchester Ranger District, 2538 Depot St. (Rte 11/30), Manchester Center, VT  05255, (802) 362-2307

Middlebury Ranger District, 1007 Route 7 South, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-4362

Rochester Ranger District, 99 Ranger Rd., Rochester, VT 05767, (802) 767-4261

Rutland Supervisor Office, 231 North Main St., Rutland, VT 05701, (802) 747-6700

This Recreation Guide is Available in Large Print at Forest Service Information Centers

Deerfield Valley