Silver Lake Hut Construction and Operations

Vermont Huts Association and the Moosalamoo Association are proposing the construction and operation of a hut at Silver Lake. The proposed hut would be open to the public for year-round recreation.

Project Information

Expected Analysis Type
Decision Memo

Categorical Exclusion
Construction and reconstruction of trails.

Categorical Exclusion
Issuance of a new authorization or amendment of an existing authorization for recreation special uses that occur on existing roads or trails, in existing facilities, in existing recreation sites, or in areas where such activities are allowed.

Categorical Exclusion
Construction, reconstruction, decommissioning, or disposal of buildings, infrastructure, or improvements at an existing recreation site, including infrastructure or improvements that are adjacent or connected to an existing recreation site and provide access or utilities for that site. Recreation sites include but are not limited to campgrounds and camping areas, picnic areas, day use areas, fishing sites, interpretive sites, visitor centers, trailheads, ski areas, and observation sites.

Special Authority
Not applicable / Other

Lead Management Unit
Middlebury Ranger District

Notice and Comment Regulation
Not Subject to Regulations

Project Purpose
Recreation management; Facility management; Special use management

Project Activity
Facility improvements/construction; Special use authorizations

Project Status

Current Status

Project Milestones
Last Completed Milestone: Notice of Initiation (05/26/2022)
Next Milestone: NEPA or Forest Plan Amendment Decision Document Available (est. 01/01/2023)

Last Updated: 01/06/2023