The Green Mountain National Forest is located along the western edge of Vermont.
Where is this Forest?


Welcome to the Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests!




The Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests, although separate forests share the same administrative headquarters in Rutland, Vermont. The forests’ combined land mass is over 416,000 acres spread throughout southwestern and southern Vermont, and the Finger Lakes region of New York State. These lands are managed by the USDA Forest Service and signify the multiple-use ethic through its role of providing ecological and science-based forestry stewardship, clean water, diverse vegetation, high-quality forest products, economic and educational contributions, and trail-based backcountry recreation.