Landon Community Trail


Please note that the Landon Community Trail is closed between November 10 and December 10, for deer hunting season- there are active hunters in the woods, please respect this closure and stay safe!

The Landon Farm is in private ownership. Vermont Land Trust holds a conservation easement on the property. Lake Champlain Land Trust holds a public access trail easement that allows the community to use the Landon Community Trail. South Hero Land Trust and Lake Champlain Land Trust built and maintain the trail.

Use: walking, running, snowshoeing, skiing, horseback riding. LEASHED dogs are allowed.

Distance: approximately ¾ of a mile

Terrain: easy to moderate

Hours: Dawn to dusk

Closures: this trail is closed during rifle season every fall/winter. Please check season dates with the VT Department of Fish & Wildlife. The trail may be closed temporarily at other times, to allow farmers to perform essential farm or forestry activities. Please respect all closure signs, they are for your safety and that of the farmers.

Facilities: none

Some Important Rules to Know Before Visiting the Trail

  • Because this unique trail crosses a working farm and forest, there are some important rules for keeping visitors and the farmers and farm animals safe.

  • The trail is open to pedestrian traffic and horse traffic.

  • No bicycles or motorized vehicles are allowed.

  • Dogs MUST be kept on leashes.

  • Please stay on the trail. Farm and forestry operations may be going on at any time, staying on the trail keeps you, the farmers, and farm animals safe.

  • The trail may be closed for mud season to prevent damage. Check this site for updates.

  • The trail is closed for large game hunting seasons.

  • The trail may be closed for farm and forestry operations that could be dangerous to users. Please respect all closure signs.