Lake Parker, often called a hidden gem, is located in the northwest corner of West Glover, Vermont in an area known as the Northeast Kingdom.
Lake Parker is approximately eight minutes from the town of Barton and approximately an hour from the state capital, Montpelier. There are several other small towns 20 to 30 minutes away from the lake such as Sheffield and Albany.
The Burlington International Airport is under 80 miles away, and the North Country Hospital is under 25 miles away.
Lake Parker is a natural freshwater lake covering 239 acres, offering plenty of lake fun.
There are several activities to do while relaxing at your lake home escape. Depending on the time of the year, there is swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, skiing, and snowmobiling on Lake Parker.
All motor-driven watercraft are prohibited on the lake, which maintains a tranquil and calm atmosphere for guests and residents to unwind and relax.
The all-time favorite of Lake Parker goers has always been the excitement of fishing, fly fishing, and ice fishing. A variety of fish including whitefish, rainbow trout, bullhead, largemouth bass, perch, pickerel, and smallmouth bass are in abundance here.
When you decide to have a day on the land, there are plenty of activities and experiences to explore!
Come and enjoy hiking and biking trails through the nature-filled surroundings of Lake Parker. While doing so, you more than likely get to experience the mystifying wildlife and capture gorgeous photography along the way.
For those rainy days, museums are abundant within a 20-minute drive to the lake. There is the Museum of Everyday Life, Old Stone House and Historical Village, and the Bread and Puppet Theatre. The museums in the area are known to not be your typical museum and generate a flow of viewers regularly.
Lake Parker prides itself on privacy and being a noncrowded community. This is a great place for retirees and growing families that want to experience more of the slow countryside way of life.