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Mount Pisgah, East Burke

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Mount Pisgah is a mountain in Westmore, Vermont. It is located on the east side of Lake Willoughby. It is part of the Northeastern Highlands of Vermont. It is located on the east side of Lake Willoughby and constitutes the east side of "Willoughby Notch" ("Willoughby Gap"). There are hiking trails. The cliffs contain alpine plants protected because no trails lead to or through them.HikingThere is a trail parking area located on the west side of Vermont Route 5A at the south end of Lake Willoughby. The trailhead is marked by a sign on the opposite side of the road.After roughly, the main trail passes Pulpit Rock, a known nesting area for the peregrine falcon. Pulpit Rock also offers an expansive view of Lake Willoughby. An extension off the Pulpit Rock location leads to a rock overhang above the lake.After leaving Pulpit Rock, the trail veers away from the cliffs to ascend to a viewing area on a rock slab.The main hiking trail runs along a ridge bearing east away from the lake and curves back to the parking area. The descent trail offers three separate, small lookout areas.The trail's total distance is with a vertical rise of.
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  • Great hiking trails for the novice. Depending which end of the trail you hike depends on how steep it is. The north end of the trail is steepest to start. Reaching the summit you have a great view of ...  read more »
  • This is one of our favorite hikes. We hiked on the less traveled North Trail which is located off a small paved parking lot on Route 5A. The hike starts out gently but becomes very steep towards the e...  read more »
  • Great hike, great views of Mt.Hor, Lake Willoughby and Burke Mt. Took us about an hour and half to the summit from the south trail. 
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