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Elmore Mountain and the Fire Tower

Elmore Vermont
Elmore Mountain is the northernmost and smallest peak of Vermont’s Worcester Range. The mountain, which has an elevation of 2,608 feet, is a popular hiking destination and home to an accessible fire tower.
Start your hike from Elmore State Park off Route 12, located along the mountain’s eastern slope. At the summit is a fire tower that was manned and operated between the 1930s and 1970s (the original tower was destroyed in the hurricane of 1938).
According to the Green Mountain Club’s 360 Degrees: A Guide to Vermont’s Fire and Observation Towers, 38 fire towers once stood in Vermont. Today only 12 fire towers and five observation decks remain, including the Elmore Mountain tower.
If you’re hiking Elmore Mountain, make that extra climb up the fire tower and take in stunning views – above the trees – from every direction.

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Elmore Mountain, Fire Towers, hiking, Lamoille County, Travel Tips
5 Comments
  • Erin @ I Heart New England
    Posted at 23:12h, 22 February Reply

    I would love to visit Vermont someday… so beautiful!

  • Chris Petrak
    Posted at 21:45h, 23 February Reply

    The creativity of your photos, with their sensitivity, clarity, variety, and beauty, is a gift to many people – thank you.

  • Tony
    Posted at 08:12h, 24 February Reply

    Thanks for the information, since walking is one of my best hobbies … saludos Tony

  • Erica Houskeeper
    Posted at 15:02h, 25 February Reply

    Erin – yes, you must come visit! I’m sure you would love it up here.

    Chris – thank you so much for your very kind words of support. It really means a lot.

    Tony – Elmore is definitely a great mountain to hike.

  • Larry
    Posted at 03:52h, 27 February Reply

    We stayed on Lake Elmore with my wife and kids about 10 years ago. The stargazing at night there was terrific.

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