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Very pretty but part of it with high weeds and a river needs to be crossed

We started at the public parking lot and enjoyed picture like lakes on both sides of the walk, then... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
eways2018
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Princeton, New Jersey
A beautiful, man-made lake.

Went kayaking here in mid-summer. Gorgeous, 100 acre, crystal clear lake -- no motor craft... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
81elliotj
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NewYork City, United States
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A stop along the fall foliage route where visitors can see beavers, moose and deer.
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

We started at the public parking lot and enjoyed picture like lakes on both sides of the walk, then decided to take the shorter trial around Leffert's pond on the right hand side. Initial walk remains enjoyable, until we reached places where we needed to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Went kayaking here in mid-summer. Gorgeous, 100 acre, crystal clear lake -- no motor craft allowed. Best part: the serenity and quiet -- the entire place is a nature reserve -- no homes at lakeside, just natural trees, beaver dams, and birds of all types....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Stopping at the pond and wandering around on the edge of Chittendon reservoir is beautiful. You can park at the beginning of the access road and walk in or drive on in and walk across two bridges and climb on rocks. There is even a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Leffert's Pond is a beautiful gem providing a magnificent view of Pico and Killington Mountains with reflections of them in the calm water. It is small but you could use a kayak in it, however the reservoir adjacent to it is a better place for...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Wayne179
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Not sure why there is no entry for the Chittenden Reservior, and I don't try to do them anymore because Tripadvisor just lets them sit unchecked months sometimes before being entered, so this review is about Chittenden and Lefferts. I arrived up the drive at...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We did a hike around this pong and it really was not marked well. We had to turn around because we were unsure of where we would end up. Overall though, the start of it was rally beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

we enjoyed our visit to Leffert's pond. We did a bit of fishing (did not catch anything but we all enjoyed ourselves anyway) hiked the trails a little bit and because it was really hot and muggy, we took a dip in the lake. The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

We went on a group nature hike here and saw plenty of wildflowers, birds, and even a few salamanders. It's a lovely place without many people. If you have a canoe or kayak, it would be a good place to spend an hour or two....More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Nice easy walk. Nice scenery and peaceful. Great spot for kayaking or birdwatching or just for a nice easy hike.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Tammy J
Reviewed 5 August 2014

A nice walk around however as we approached the other side that ends up on the road the trail became a stream! Be ready to take off hiking shoes and wade through the water!

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank teakaym
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Ohiobruce42
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Response from Wayne179 | Reviewed this property |
Take Rt 4 from Killington about 8 miles towards Rutland to Meadow Lane Dr (at Sugar and Spice) - Turn right on Meadows Lake Dr - in 1.7 miles (end of road) turn right on Chittenden Rd - go 2.7 miles which then becomes... More
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