Grout Pond Area Trails

  

Grout Pond

Over 10.0 miles of multipurpose trails are available through relatively flat, low-lying terrain.  The trails are marked with blue diamond blazes, are available for year-round hiking, but can be extremely wet and muddy at times.  Trails connect with a more extensive trail system of nearby Somerset Reservoir.

Camping is available at the Grout Pond Recreation Area.

Grout Pond Trails

  • Camp Loop - .9 miles, Easy 
  • East Trail - 3.2 miles, Easy-Moderate 
  • Hill Top Trail .8 miles Moderate
  • Pond Loop 2.6 miles Easy
  • West Trail 2.8 mies Moderate

 

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year-round. Day-use open from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. 
Open Season: The campground is open year-round.
Restrictions:
  • No horses, mountain bikes, or motorized vehicles.
Closest Towns: Food and Services: West Wardsboro or Arlington.  Emergencies: 911 911 Information: The Recreation Area is in the Town of Stratton, off Forest Road 262, # 207 Grout Pond Cabin.
Water: Drinking water available Memorial Day-September near lower parking.
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Route 7 in Arlington, take the Arlington exit and turn west on Rte 313 at the end of the exit ramp. Take the first right onto South Road and follow to the end. Turn right onto Kansas Road and follow over Rte. 7 and over a two-lane bridge. After the bridge turn right and travel east on the Kelley Stand Road (aka: Stratton-Arlington Road) for about 10.2 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 262 and follow to the end.

From Route 100 in West Wardsboro, travel west on the Stratton-Arlington Road (aka: Kelley Stand Road) for about 6.0 miles and turn left onto Forest Road 262. Follow FR 262 to the end.


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Activities


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Day Hiking

Over 10.0 miles of multipurpose trails are available through relatively flat, low-lying terrain.  The trails are marked with blue diamond blazes, are available for year-round hiking, but can be extremely wet and muddy at times.  Trails connect with a more extensive trail system of nearby Somerset Reservoir.


Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.244196

  Longitude : 
-72.5714807