Lake Pleiad

Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at this pristine mountain lake near the Middlebury Snow Bowl. It's an short, easy hike - less than one mile off the Long Trail.

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Lake Pleiad

When & Where

Jul 31, 2020, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Pleiad Lake, Hancock, VT 05748, USA


Who: All welcome, including kids and pups

What: Enjoy Lake Pleiad, a beautiful mountain lake near Middlebury. Swim, connect with friends, and explore the area. Possible remote camping for anyone interested.

When: Friday, July 31st. Meet anytime at the lake from 3pm to 8 pm (plan for time to hike in and out). Feel free to come earlier or stay later. 

Where: Park at the Route 125 access to the Long Trail.  Walk south on the Long Trail and follow signs to Lake Pleiad.

Bring: Picnic dinner, snacks, water, watershoes. See below for additional suggestions.

Host: Barabara Anne Montroll


  • There is no beach, just rocks, so water shoes would be helpful  
  • The lake is an easy, 1 mile to walk in from Long Trail
  • We'll go if there's llight rain, but will cancel if there's thunder
  • Bring picnic dinner, snacks, water 
  • Other items to consider: bug spay, headlamp if you intend to stay late
  • There is possible access to a fire circle 
  • No facilities of any kind: bring everything you need including water, toilet paper and shovel 
  • Pack in pack out

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