Griffith Lake

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Griffith Lake
Griffith Lake from the Long Trail
Location Green Mountains, Bennington / Rutland counties, Vermont,
United States
Coordinates 43°18′10″N 72°57′33″W / 43.30278°N 72.95917°W / 43.30278; -72.95917Coordinates: 43°18′10″N 72°57′33″W / 43.30278°N 72.95917°W / 43.30278; -72.95917
Basin countries United States

Griffith Lake is a small lake and campsite located in the towns of Peru and Mount Tabor, Vermont, in the Green Mountain National Forest. The site lies on the Long Trail/Appalachian Trail. The area is maintained by the Green Mountain Club and has an on-site caretaker to maintain the tent sites, outhouse, composting toilets, and trails during the peak season. During that time, there is a $5 charge for the overnight use of the tent platforms and nearby lean-to shelter. As there are no 'safe' water sources, hikers should be prepared to use a camping-grade water purification system, or to boil their water.

Access to Griffith lake is through a combination walking/snowmobile trail. Horses, motorized vehicles, and mountain bikes are not permitted on the access trail.

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