The Southern Vermont Green Mountains offers no shortage of year round outdoor activities. The Berkeley Lodge is nestled in the Middle of the Green Mountain National Forest with views of Southern Vermont's largest peak, 3,900 ft. Stratton Mountain.

The Stratton Recreation Center is located just 5 minutes from the Lodge. Here you will find an expansive playground for small children. There is also a vast open field and baseball diamond, full court basketball, vollyball, picknick area, and great mountain bike trails. In the winter this area has a sleigh ride hill and an extensive network of groomed cross county skiing trails.

2 miles from the lodge is the entrance to the National Forest. Here you will find Grout Pond. A great place to Canoe, swim, fish, picknick,or hike. Also here you can have access to the Appalacian Trail which can bring you to the summit of Stratton Mountain. In winter, this area is home to one of the finest access point to the V.A.S.T network of snowmobile trails.

There are more than 5 major Ski resorts all within a 1/2 hour's drive of The Lodge. Stratton Mountain Ski resort has a European inspired Villiage where fine shops and restaurants are located. The Town of West Dover is home to Mount Snow, a 15 minute drive from the Lodge. Here you will also find a plethora of dining options and evening activities.

If you enjoy Golf, there are numerous options available to you. Stratton Mountain has a Championship 27 hole course. Mount Snow and nearby Haystack Mountain also have fine 18 Hole courses.

For those of you who enjoy shopping, you just cant beat the deals available at the Manchester Outlet Center located a 1/2 hour from the Lodge.


Useful Area Links

Grout Pond recreation information Grout Pond

Stratton Mountain resort information Stratton


Mount Snow Recreation Information Mount Snow

Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (V.A.S.T) VAST

Information on Manchester and outlet shopping Manchester Outlets

Information on planning your Vermont Vacation Vermont Travel

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