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Lake Willoughby, East Burke

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Lake Willoughby is a lake in the town of Westmore in Orleans County in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, United States.

The lake's southern end is surrounded by the Willoughby State Forest. This state forest includes Mount Pisgah, Mount Hor, collectively "Willoughby Gap".

In 2010, Yankee magazine named Willoughby as the third best lake in New England.
Willoughby Lake has a public beach that stretches 0.4 kilometres (0.25 mi) on the north shore of the lake, or in the zone of the lake outlet. Another public beach is located at the bottom of the South Bay of the Lake. The village of Westmore is located on the east side, at the confluence area of Mill Creek which drains the waters of Long Pond. Many cottages and houses are located on North-East bank of the lake.

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  • WOW. So I went out my way to drive up to this area while in New Hampshire and I'M SO GLAD I DID! Especially with the temperature at -5 degrees and being able to walk on the lake itself it was...  more »
  • Adore Lake Willoughby and so will you at any time of the year. Gets 'slightly' crowded in summer, but is wonderful in Spring, Fall, and Winter. The Autumn leaves in red gold and green, the Winter...  more »
  • We rented a cottage right on the lake and so enjoyed watching the birds and just the water. Also kayaked on the lake and hiked close by.  more »

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