Wednesday, March 25, 2015

South Burlington, Vermont Nature Trails - WVPD Muddy Brook Wetland Reserve (March)

WVPD Muddy Brook Wetland Reserve with nature trails in South Burlington, Vermont is located on Van Sicklen Road on 48.8 acres of natural area. Parking is available. 
Note: Some of the images below including the solar array are adjoining but outside the perimeter of the park.

South Burlington, VT photos

                                                                               Spot the tiny sun!

                                                                             ENCHANTED TREE

                                                                               Green Snowflake

                                                               Tree Sledding Critter


To view any of the other Natural areas, Parks, and Bike-Path photos, in my Community  series, click on the Table of Contents tab on the top of  this blog, page down to Community then click on the posting of your choice.  

Click here for South Burlington Recreation and Parks information. 

Bernie publishes essays and photos reflecting Vermont values of Green and Clean and Community. He urges us all to, pick up litter and maintain a litter free environment through caring, community, and contribution in order to protect our water, wildlife, and human health. 
Bernie resides in SB, Vermont

Winooski Valley Park District  
Click above for more park info. 
Colchester PondA 182 acre pond and surrounding forest in Colchester, situated within a large tract of contiguous forest. A 2.5 mile walking trail circles the pond.
Delta ParkA 55 acre park at the mouth of the Winooski River encompassing several diverse ecosystems and a half mile of natural sandy beaches.
Derway IslandA 148 acre nature preserve along the Winooski River with a variety of swampy ecosystems.
Donohue Sea CavesA 15 acre park in Burlington covered by pond and marsh, featuring ancient limestone dolomite caves.
Essex OverlookA small five acre park in Essex with shade trees and picnic trees.
Ethan Allen HomesteadA large park along the Winooski River in Burlington featuring numerous wildlife species and elevated boardwalk trails, as well as Ethan and Fanny Allen's restored 1787 farmhouse.
Macrae FarmA 288 acre park in Colchester with floodplains, meadows, and upland hardwood forests offering hiking and cross country trails.
Mayes LandingA quiet spot near the mouth of the Winooski River, next to the Burlington Bike Path, with a nice grassy spot with tables surrounded by shade trees.
Muddy BrookA 27.5 acre park in South Burlington featuring several diverse ecosystems, including Winooski River frontage, and a 1.75 mile loop trail.
Muddy Brook Wetland ReserveNew addition! More information coming soon!
Old MillFormerly a beaver pond, Old Mill Park is now an open meadow landscape in Jericho with Clay Brook running through the middle.
Salmon Hole and RiverwalkSalmon Hole Park lies at the bottom of the Winooski River Falls on the Burlington-Winooski border, while the Riverwalk runs from that spot along the river all the way to Riverwalk Park on Intervale Road.
Winooski GorgeWinooski Gorge is an eleven acre natural area in South Burlington featuring a deep river gorge and a Limestone Bluff Cedar-Pine Forest.
Wolcott Family Natural AreaNew addition! Details coming soon.
WoodsideWoodside Natural Area in Essex consists of a diversity of habitats, with forest and a beaver-impacted wetlands at its center.