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    About Spectacle Pond
    Essex County, Vermont

    Spectacle Pond is in Brighton, Vermont, not far from the New Hampshire and Canadian borders. For a city trip, Montpelier is 70 miles away.

    The North Country Hospital is 25 miles away, and the Burlington International Airport is under 110 miles away.

    A Scenic Treasure

    Spectacle Pond is a stunning 102-acre lake shared by Brighton State Park and several property owners. Encircled by tree-covered mountains, the lake is a beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors. It boasts clear waters with a maximum depth of 15 feet.

    Popular for fishing, the lake holds a variety of largemouth bass, brown bullhead, chain pickerel perch, panfish, and brown trout. Others enjoy kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and nature watching. Loons and bald eagles are some of the residents’ favorite wildlife.

    Visit Montpelier

    While in Montpelier, check out the Vermont State House, offering tours of the numerous, elaborate rooms and architecture. The statehouse contains murals from the Civil War.

    Next, visit Camel’s Hump for a hike through nature. This mountain is the second highest in Vermont and is considered one of the best hikes in the state, offering brilliant views.

    Lastly, visit the Vermont Historical Society Museum, featuring tours and artifacts of the American Revolution, Native Americans, and the history of Vermont.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Spectacle Pond is an excellent choice.