Autumn's Colorful Canvas

Visit during one of nature’s most spectacular shows -autumn- and experience Vermont’s only national park while it is bejeweled in vibrant fall colors. Take in yellows, oranges and reds of the park’s hardwood forests while you experience the changing season and reflect on the story of stewardship. Hike trails and participate in the many fall programs and share in an enduring connection to the land.


Fall Foliage Walks in October 10th & 12th @ 10:30 - Join us!

Fall Foliage Walks: Oct 10th & 12th 10:30am

View vibrant autumn foliage on 2-hour ranger-led walks along historic carriage roads while learning about the story of the Mt Tom Forest.

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Peak to Peak Hikers

Peak to Peak Community Hike Oct 17 - Join the fun!

Join us Sat Oct 17th for the 4th Annual Peak to Peak Community Hike to the peaks of Mount Peg and Mount Tom during Vermont’s most glorious season.

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Draft Horses help with forest logging operations

View Horse-logging Forestry Work in Park!

For the next 2 weeks (excluding weekends) VISIT a horse-logging site in action and learn about the 150-year legacy of sustainable forestry on Mt. Tom

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Big Brown bat

Bats Flicker in the Darkness Oct 21 6-7:30 Wrkshp

Come learn about Vermont's nine species of bats, what habitat is important to various species and managing your woodlands for enhancing bat habitat

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Of Land and Local Art Exhibition Oct 1-18 Features Lyal Michel 2015 Artist in Residence

Exhibit - Lyal Michel 2015 Artist in Residence

View Of Land & Local exhibition of works by artists in Vermont parks this summer at Shelburne Farms. Exhibition runs Oct 1-18 featuring Lyal Michel.

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Mansion Porch

Roots of Conservation Run Deep - Oct 24 2-3:30 pm

People embrace the concept of environmental stewardship for many different reasons. Religious, spiritual & ethical inspirations can play their part.

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NPS Junior Rangers

President's Initiative "Every Kid in a Park"

Starting this Sept all 4th-Graders in the U.S. will get a one-year pass for free admission to all National Parks (for themselves and their families).

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Video of  Roselyn Sanchez, actress and singer Park Service Centennial Ambassador

National Parks - "the greatest gyms in the world"

Park Service Centennial Ambassador Roselyn Sanchez actress/singer describes working out in nature in national parks as "greatest gyms in the world"

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Join Us for Programs in the Park 2015

#FindYourPark in Vermont

Parks mean many things—places of outdoor adventures, landscapes of respite and restoration, hallowed grounds, sites marking pivotal historical moments

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