National Natural Landmarks

Camel's Hump

Camel's Hump
Camel's Hump

The mountain and metamorphic rock of Camel's Hump illustrate the complex, anticlinal deformation that formed the Green Mountains, and support the second largest extent of alpine-tundra in Vermont. Altitude-related zonation of biota is demonstrated by the transition from treeless ridge, to alpine-heath vegetation, to boreal fir, red spruce-birch and hardwood forests.

Location: Chittenden County, VT ; Chittenden County, VT ; Washington County, VT ; Washington County, VT

Year designated: 1968

Acres: 5,300

Ownership: State

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