Forest Festival Information
Vermont’s National Park!
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park 555-acre park includes the Mount Tom Forest, one of the oldest continuously managed woodlands in the United States. Explore Vermont’s National Park in its fall glory while exploring forest history, ecology and art. Horse drawn wagon rides, woodworking and portable sawmill demonstrations, hikes with foresters, wood crafts for kids, and more! (Park admission and activities free.) The park also includes the historic Marsh-Billings Mansion and over 20 miles of historic carriage roads and trails. Visit www.nps.gov/mabi to learn more.
Something for everyone!
Make-your-own wood product, carve your own Vermont wooden spoon, watch live woodworking demonstrations, learn about invasive plants and insects, take a hike to the pond, explore the forest, gardens, and nature trails, and see horse powered logging and a portable sawmill in action! SO much more.
A listing of all 2017 Forest Festival activities will be available here in the coming months.
A history of Forest stewardship and management
Explore the history and stewardship of the oldest professionally managed forest in the United States. See unique parts of the park and visit recent forestry projects. This is the only National Park that sustainably manages timber. Learn how the park chooses trees to harvest and where they go.