Landslide on Foster Trail Mt. Mansfield State Forest

On Saturday, May 31, 2019 a landslide occurred in Mt. Mansfield State Forest in the area of the Foster trail, which connects the Cotton Brook Access Area to Little River State Park.

As a result, the following sections of trail will be closed until further notice:
  • Fosters Trail
  • Cotton Brook Road from the hay shed to Kelty Corners (see map). Trail from Cotton Brook Road gate to the hay shed is still open.

Little River State Park is open as usual and park trails are not affected. However, through hiking  or biking from Little River to Stowe/Cotton Brook is not possible at this time.

Waterbury Center Day Use area is open as usual and is not affected.

Remote Campsites on Waterbury Reservoir R16, R20, & R21 are currently closed.

Signs are posted in closed areas. This is an active landslide. For your safety, do not enter closed areas.

We are assessing the situation and more information will be posted here as it becomes available.


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