Lake Morey Ice Skating Trail
Length: 4.5 miles
Surface: Groomed Ice Trail
From I-91 take exit 15 in Fairlee. Off the ramp: turn west and take Lake Morey Rd West. Follow signs to the Lake Morey Resort. Park on west side of resort and walk around building to Ice Trail entrance.
Features: Groomed Ice Skating Trail. Longest groomed skating trail in the United States.
The Lake Morey Ice Skating Trail is the longest ice trail in the United States, when ice conditions permit its full operation. Crossing the entire lake from north to south, or some winters circling the lake’s perimeter, the trail offers panoramic views and the chance to spot a bald eagle. The Ice Skating Trail is the site of an annual Winter Fest in January, weather and ice conditions permitting. Please check the Upper Valley Trails Alliance web site for Winter Fest updates near the end of the year at www.uvtrails.org. Nordic ice skates may be rented from Nordic Skater in Norwich, VT
Current ice trail conditions can be found at http://www.lakemoreyresort.com/Skating.html
Skating Access Points: The Lake Morey Skating Trail is open to the public - afterall the lake is considered a public place. Lake Morey Resort allows anyone wishing to access the trail to cross their lakefront to access the trail. You may use the Resorts west parking lot and walk on their lakefront access driveway to reach the lake. Some weekends are very busy at the Resort and parking spaces may be at a premium. Alternately you can access the trail via the State boat launch and parking area on the west side of the lake. The trail is maintained by Lake Morey Resort in partnership with the Upper Valley Trails Alliance and the Hulbert Outdoor Center.
Taste of the Lake will be held at Lake Morey Resort on February 16th, 2013. A progressive culinary competition along the Lake Morey Skating Trail. Details
Skate-a-thon 2013 (originally planned for January 5th) has been postponed to February. Check back soon for date.
Last updated on 1/3/13