Barr Hill Natural Area

  • A 0.3-mile or 0.8-mile loop on self-guided Nature Trail; minimal ascents; no facilities
  • 256 acres owned by The Nature Conservancy. 2,120 ft. elevation. Unparalleled vistas of the Green Mountain range. Mid successional red spruce/northern hardwood forest.
  • Directions: From the center of Greensboro (Willey’s Store), take Wilson St. north for 0.1 mile. Bear right onto Lauredon Ave. Drive 0.6 miles and, at the fork, bear left on Barr Hill Rd. Go 1 mile to the “Barr Hill Natural Area” sign. There is a small winter parking areas here. In other seasons continue past the sign until you reach the large trailhead parking area at the dead end.

Caspian Public Beach

  • Swimming and Boat Access
  • Beach Road, Greensboro (across from Willey’s)

Greensboro Willey Beach Park

  • Picnicking
  • 85 Wilson Street, Greensboro

Lake Eligo

  • Swimming and Boat Access
  • A lake that drains on both ends. Lake Eligo is in Greensboro and Craftsbury. There are two public access points located in the town of Craftsbury.
  • East Shore: 300 Lake Road, Craftsbury
  • West Shore: 1730 VT Route 14, Craftsbury

Long Pond Natural Area

  • Trails; VTFWD Fishing Access; no facilities
  • 767 acres owned by The Nature Conservancy. 99-acre undeveloped pond. Northern hardwood forest and white cedar swamp.
  • Directions to East Shore: From Willey’s Store in Greensboro, take Cemetery Ridge Rd. (past the post office) onto Garvin Hill Rd. for 3 miles. At the Y junction bear left onto Hill Rd. In 0.5 miles turn right onto Hillcrest Rd. Go 0.75 miles and turn left on Tamarack Ranch Rd. This road becomes very rough requiring a high-clearance vehicle. Drive as far as you feel comfortable then park on the roadside and walk until you reach the Conservancy trail sign-in box. Take the trail past the box and to the left to reach the pond.
  • Directions to West Shore: From the center of Greensboro (Willey’s Store), take Wilson St. north for 0.1 mile. Bear right onto Lauredon Ave/Baker Hill Rd./Town Highway #8. You will see Long Pond Road on your right after 4.5 miles. Park along Town Highway #8 and walk down Long Pond Road.

Please Note: Trails and roads may not be regularly maintained.


Paddock Hill

  • Hiking Trail
  • Directions: From Willey’s Store in Greensboro, take Cemetery Ridge Rd. (past the post office) onto Garvin Hill Rd. for 3 miles. At the Y junction bear left onto Hill Rd. In 0.5 miles turn right onto Hillcrest Rd. Go 0.75 miles and turn left on Tamarack Ranch Rd. This road becomes very rough requiring a high-clearance vehicle. Drive as far as you feel comfortable then park on the roadside and walk until you reach the Conservancy trail sign-in box. The trail goes uphill to the right. (Long Pond is to the left.)

Please Note: Trails and roads may not be regularly maintained.

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  • townclerk@greensborovt.org
  • Town of Greensboro, PO Box 119, Greensboro, VT 05841

  • Fax: (802) 533-2191
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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