Arthur Buck River Access

LarsenName of Project:  Arthur Buck River Access

Location:  Moretown, VT

River:  Winooski River 

Type of Project:  Public River Access

Date Completed:  February 2011 

Size:  4.25 Acres 

Water Frontage:  1,013’

Landowner:  Town of Moretown

Funding Partners:  Jonathan Larsen, Mad River Conservation Partnership, Vermont Paddlers Club, Washington Electric Coop, Clearwater Sports, Individual Donors

Property Description:  A Winooski River access parcel in Moretown, just downstream of the confluence of the Mad River, was acquired for permanent conservation at the end of January, 2011.  Jonathan Larsen of Moretown generously gave the property to VRC, and VRC holds a conservation easement, while the deed and other documents were transferred  to the town. In the summer of 2016, VRC made access improvements, including a trail and directional signage.  This 4.25-acre parcel, situated between Route 2 and the Winooski River, just west of the new Route 2 bridge crossing the Winooski, is part of a growing Winooski River Paddlers’ Trail initiative.

Directions to the Property:  Located on Route 2, just west of the new bridge over the Winooski River (west of the state highway garage), the access includes a curb cut, parking spaces and a loop to get closer to the river to drop boats.

If you would like to see the work that the Vermont River Conservancy and the community have done at this location, click here.

 

 

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