National Natural Landmarks

Mount Mansfield Natural Area

Mount Mansfield Natural Area
Mount Mansfield Natural Area

On the upper slopes and summit ridge of Mount Mansfield Natural Area occur virgin, red spruce-balsam fir forest, extensive alpine tundra, and rare arctic flora not found elsewhere in the northeast. The site includes "The Chin," the highest peak in Vermont and the 600-foot cliffs of scenic and historic "Smuggler's Notch."

Location: Chittenden County, VT ; Chittenden County, VT ; Lamoille County, VT ; Lamoille County, VT

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 4,265

Ownership: State

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