Best Birding in Vermont

This list represents the most popular birding in Vermont. Use this list to plan your next Vermont birding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. LaPlatte River Marsh Natural Area


A short nature walk to varied wetlands from the mouth of the LaPlatte River. The riverbanks, marshes, wooded wetlands, and duckweed-choked backwaters that abound in this natural area won’t fit everyon…
From the guidebook "Hiking Vermont: 60 of Vermont’s Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Shelburne, VT - Birding, Fishing, Hiking - 1.3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Black and Maquam Creek Trails


Several easy hikes wander through varied terrain in a wildlife refuge located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain near the Canadian border. The 6,642-acre Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, estab…
From the guidebook "Hiking Vermont: 60 of Vermont’s Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Swanton, VT - Birding, Hiking - 1-5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge


This huge wetland wildlife refuge on Lake champlain is an extraordinary paddling destination. Numerous channels course through the refuge, much of which is inundated during times of high water. you wi…
From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Hampshire and Vermont: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Swanton, VT - Birding, Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing, Hiking - 0
Published by Appalachian Mountain Club Books