Near Stowe in Lamoille County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Mount Mansfield Natural Area
National Natural Landmark
has been designated a
This site possesses exceptional value
as an illustration of the Nation’s natural
heritage and contributes to a better
understanding of man’s environment.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1980 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. In addition, it is included in the National Natural Landmarks series list.
Location. 44° 31.78′ N, 72° 49.029′ W. Marker is near Stowe, Vermont, in Lamoille County. Marker can be reached from Mount Mansfield Auto Toll Road 4½ miles from Mountain Road (State Route 108). Marker is located on the Long Trail, about 230 yards north of the Mount Mansfield Peak Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stowe VT 05672, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. District No. 5 SchoolhouseSmugglers Notch (approx. 8.3 miles away); Cambridge Junction Bridge (approx. 8.4 miles away); "Snowflake" Bentley (approx. 8.7 miles away); Chittenden Mills (approx. 9.1 miles away); Julian Scott (approx. 9.8 miles away); Town of Johnson World War and Spanish War Honor Roll (approx. 9.8 miles away); Town of Johnson Civil War Honor Roll (approx. 9.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Mount Mansfield (Wikipedia). Mount Mansfield is the highest mountain in Vermont with a summit that peaks at 4,395 feet. Mount Mansfield is one of three spots in Vermont where true alpine tundra survives from the Ice Ages. A few acres exist on Camel's Hump and Mount Abraham nearby and to the south, but Mount Mansfield's summit still holds about 200 acres. In 1980, the Mount Mansfield Natural Area was designated as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.