• Green Mountain Lodge
  • Accommodations and Amenities
  • Area Sports and Attractions

Green Mountain Lodge

Pub and Gameroom

Visit our dining facility and gameroom, located on the first floor for our pub menu, beer on tap, spirits and family fun.

We are open to the general public, serving lighter fare, including appetizers, burgers sandwiches and wraps.

The Green Mountain Lodge, newly renovated and nestled in the mountains of Northeastern Vermont, is a Vermont country lodging experience with its antique structure dating back to the mid 1800's and picturesque setting.

The Green Mountain LodgeSunrise from the Green Mountain Lodge in Island Pond, VT, originally The Essex Hotel, was built in 1866 and offers a glimpse of the past with many of it's original beams, ceilings, floors and stairway. Later named The Osbourne Hotel, the establishment acquired a reputation based, in part, on the free spiritedness of the era.

The lodge, open year round, enjoys fabulous water views of Island Pond's lake from the east and the Clyde River from the west. Though the Clyde River sometimes changes direction, it generally flows underneath the hotel to empty into Island Pond's lake by the same name.

The Green Mountain Lodge accommodates guests who enjoy spring, summer, fall and winter area sports and attractions. The town of Island Pond is home to the sandy shores of its beautiful lake that is conveniently located across the street, as well as The Bluff Accommodations at the Green Mountain Lodge in Island Pond, VTMountain Hiking Trail, The VAST Trail, tennis courts, boat rental and the Friday Night Live Outdoor Summer Concert Series.

The VAST Trail brings many visitors to the area during the winter season. We are located directly on The VAST Trail. In the winter, after a fine breakfast, snowmobilers step outside and ride. Don't worry about parking your trailers. We have plenty of room for snowmobile trailer parking. Located in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the Green Mountain Lodge caters to snowmobilers who enjoy the trails from late December until the end of March.

Skiing at Burke Mountain Ski Area is just a 30 minute drive away.

Having a Party?

Our dining facility is available for private parties for groups of up to 75. Enjoy a fabulous buffet especially prepared for your special occasion. Please contact us at 802-723-1080 for further details.

We're open seasonally. Please contact us for availability.

Accommodations and Amenities

The Green Mountain Lodge, newly renovated, offers a comfortable setting for your stay . We have guest rooms located on the Accommodations at the Green Mountain Lodge in Island Pond, VTsecond floor, overlooking Island Pond's pristine lake to the east and the Clyde River to the west. Enjoy mountain views from every room.

Our guest rooms may accommodate as many as four guests.

The Comforts of Home

Our hospitality includes a few of the comforts of home to help make your stay more enjoyable. Our amenities include:

  • Cable TV with Remote
  • Free Wifi Internet
  • Clock Radio with Alarm
  • Morning Coffee Served in the First Floor Lobby.









Lodging Rates:

  • $85 Per Night Per Room Double Occupancy. Additional fees will apply for additional guests. Please contact us for details.
  • Seasonal Availability

Sorry - No smoking or pets are allowed on the premises.

Area Sports and Attractions

Island Pond Beach in Island Pond, VT

Island Pond, Vermont is a four season retreat for sports enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Visitors in the summer enjoy swimming, boating, hiking, biking and fishing. In the fall, the season brings a kaleidoscope of fall foliage in a breathtaking display of color and brilliance.

During the winter, snowmobiles visit the area to travail The VAST Trail that extends from Island Pond to Quebec, New Hampshire and points south. Skiing at Burke Mountain Ski Area is just a 30 minute drive away.


In The Summertime

Visitors in the Summer enjoy swimming, boating, hiking, biking and fishing. The town's pristine lake and sandy shores provide a focal point for summer water sporting. Boat and kayak rental is available in downtown Island Pond. Motor boat rental is available at Lakeside Camping, just a short drive away on Island Pond's northern shoreline. The lake is home to loon, once an endangered species. At night, in the summertime, you may hear the call of the loon from Island Pond.

The town is also home to Bluff Mountain and The Bluff Mountain Hiking Trail. The Bluff Mountain Hiking Trail offers a mild to moderate climb. The entrance to Bluff Mountain Hiking trail is on Mountain Street.

Public tennis courts are located by Island Pond's lake in downtown Island Pond. Court time is free and there is no sign up. Enjoy a game of tennis with water views! The courts are maintained by the Town of Island Pond.


In The Fall Fall Foliage in Island Pond, VT

Fall Foliage in The Northeast Kingdom is well known for its display of brilliance. The mixture and varieties of birch, maple and beach create a rich pallet of nature's colors.

The mountains and wilderness that surround Island Pond make for an idyllic place to enjoy the fall season.



In The Wintertime

In the winter months, from late December till the end of March, the VAST Trail opens to snowmobilers who enjoy riding trails that extend through stretches of wilderness from township to township, as well as to Quebec, New Hampshire and points south. Island Pond's lake is passable for most of the season. We are located directly on The VAST Trail.

The trails are groomed twice a week and are marked for safe passage. Maps are available in downtown Island Pond at the Welcome Center located directly across the street from the Green Mountain Lodge. VAST TMA passes are also available in downtown Island Pond at the Welcome Center and may also be purchased from the Brighton Snowmobile Club. Five Day Passes and Season Passes are available.

Skiing at Burke Mountain Ski Area is just a 30 minute drive away.

Ice fishing on Island Pond's lake, that is frozen over and passable by car and snowmobile each winter, is another winter pastime here in Island Pond. Snow enthusiasts in the area also snowshoe the summer's hiking trails.

Island Pond Chamber of Commerce ~ Island Pond Information ~ Vermont Association of Snowmobile Travellers ~ Burke Mountain Ski Area

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