Birding Hotspots Where to Go Birding

Rutland County

Birding in Vermont

All Hotspots in Rutland County

Aitken State Forest
Austin Pond – Hubbardton (28 acres)
Beaver Pond, Mendon
Beebe Pond – Hubbardton (111 acres)
Benson Landing
Big Mud Pond – Mount Tabor (15 acres)
Birdseye Wildlife Management Area
Black Pond – Hubbardton (20 acres)
Blueberry Hill Wildlife Management Area
Bomoseen State Park
Brandon Hollow Road
Brandon Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Bresee Pond, Hubbardton
Buckner Mem. Preserve/Bald Mtn. – Poultney River/East Bay IBA
Buczek Marsh Wildlife Management Area
Burr Pond – Pittsford (20 acres)
Burr Pond – Sudbury (85 acres)
Castleton University Trails
Chipman Lake (Tinmouth Pond) – Tinmouth (79 acres)
Chittenden Brook Campground
Chittenden Reservoir – Chittenden (702 acres)
Coggman Pond – West Haven (20 acres)
Cogman Road and Ghost Hollow Road
Colton Pond – Killington (27 acres)
Cooks Pond – Shrewsbury (12 acres)
Crystal Beach
D & H Rail Trail–Castleton to South Street
D & H Rail Trail–Farnham Road to Poultney
D & H Rail Trail–Poultney to New York Border
D & H Rail Trail–Sawmill Road to Quarry Road
D & H Rail Trail–South Street to Farnham Road
D & H Rail Trail–West Pawlet to Sawmill Road
Danby Pond – Danby (56 acres)
Depot Hill Road Wetlands
Diamond Run Mall Nature Trail
Echo Lake (Keeler Pond) – Hubbardton (54 acres)
Elfin Lake – Wallingford (16 acres) / Stone Meadow Park
Gifford Woods State Park and Natural Area
Glen Lake – Castleton (206 acres)
Half Moon Pond – Hubbardton (23 acres)
Half Moon Pond State Park
Hawk Hill Trails
High Pond – Sudbury (20 acres)
Hinkum Pond – Sudbury (60 acres)
Hough Pond – Sudbury (16 acres)
Hubbardton Battlefield Wildlife Management Area and State Historic Site
Inman Pond – Fair Haven (85 acres)
Johnson Pond – Shrewsbury (12 acres)
Kent Pond – Killington (99 acres)
Killington Marsh
Killington Peak
Lake Bomoseen – Castleton (2360 acres)
Lake Bomoseen and Hubbardton Marshes IBA
Lake Hortonia – Hubbardton (479 acres)
Lake Ninevah – Mount Holly (171 acres)
Lake Saint Catherine – Wells (883 acres)
Lake Saint Catherine State Park
Lefferts Pond – Chittenden (55 acres)
Lily Pond – Poultney (21 acres)
Little Pond – Wells (177 acres)
Little Rock Pond – Wallingford (18 acres)
Long Swamp
Long Trail and Appalachian Trail–Clarendon Gorge
Loves Marsh Wildlife Management Area
Marsh Pond Wildlife Management Area
Mill Pond (Parsons Mill Pond) – Benson (39 Acres)
Mission Farm Trails
Mount Carmel State Forest
Mount Tabor-Landgrove Road (Forest Road 10)–Northwest Section
Mount Tabor-Landgrove Road (Forest Road 10)–Southeast Section
Mudd Pond – Hubbardton (20 acres)
Muddy Pond, Rutland
Northwood Park Loop
Okemo Mountain
Old Marsh Pond – Fair Haven (131 acres) and Marsh Pond WMA
Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area
Patch Pond – Rutland (20 acres)
Perch Pond – Benson (24 acres)
Pico Peak–Slopes
Pico Peak–Summit
Pico Pond – Killington (12 acres)
Pine Hill Park
Pine Pond – Castleton (40 acres)
Pittsford Trails–Bald Peak Trail
Pittsford Trails–Cadwell Loop
Pittsford Trails–Split Rock
Pleasant Street Powerline
Plymsbury Wildlife Management Area
Pomainville Wildlife Management Area
Pond Mountain
Pond Woods Wildlife Management Area–South Unit
Poultney River Floodplain, Green Mountain College Campus Trails
Proctor Village Forest
R Clarke Smith Forest and Wildlife Area
Ripley Bridge and Dorr Drive
Roach Pond – Hubbardton (20 acres)
Root Pond – Benson (18 acres)
Route 4 Rest Area Westbound, Ira
Route 4 and Route 7 Rutland County Audubon Easement
Rutland City Reservoir – Rutland (13 acres)
Rutland Community Garden
Shaw Mountain, Benson
Sherburne Pass
Short Swamp Road
Shrewsbury Peak
Slate Valley Trails
Slate Valley Trails–Country Club Trail
Slate Valley Trails–Delaney Woods Trail
Slate Valley Trails–Endless Brook Trail
Slate Valley Trails–Fairgrounds East
Slate Valley Trails–Fairgrounds West
Slate Valley Trails–Howe Hill Trails
South Pond – Chittenden (10 acres)
Spring Lake (Shrewsbury Pond) – Shrewsbury (66 acres)
Star Lake Wildlife Management Area and Star Lake – Mount Holly (63 acres)
Strong Swamp
Sugar Hollow Pond – Pittsford (21 acres)
Sunrise Lake – Benson (57 acres)
Sunset Lake – Benson (202 acres)
Sutherland Falls
Taconic Mountains Ramble State Park
The Narrows Wildlife Management Area
Thundering Brook Falls Trail
Tinmouth Channel Wildlife Management Area
Tiny Pond – Ludlow (29 acres)
Walker Pond – Hubbardton (13 acres)
Wallingford Pond – Wallingford (87 acres)
Ward Marsh Wildlife Management Area, Poultney River and East Bay IBA
West Rutland Marsh IBA
West Rutland Marsh–Whipple Hollow Trail
West Rutland Recreation Area and Town Forest-Dodd Farm Block
Whipple Hollow Wildlife Management Area
White Rocks National Recreation Area

stakeout Trumpeter Swan, Brandon (2017)