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Hubbardton Battlefield Wildlife Management Area

Hubbardton; Rutland County 255 Acres

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General Description:

Hubbardton Battlefield WMA is a 254-acre parcel of land owned by the State of Vermont and managed by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. It is located in East Hubbardton about 7 miles north of Route 4. The WMA is on the east side of Monument Hill Road adjacent to Hubbardton Battlefield, a State Historic Site.

Unique Features:

Hubbardton was the site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Vermont. The Pittsford Ridge played a prominent role in the battle and is located on the WMA. Please note, it is illegal to remove any historical artifacts.

Gray squirrels are abundant on the WMA give the good supply of acorns and other nuts. White-tailed deer can be found browsing in the apple trees. Red foxes, coyotes, bobcats, and fishers are also found on the WMA.

Recreation Overview:

Recreation within the WMA is dominated by dispersed fish and wildlife-based pursuits including hunting, trapping, wildlife viewing, walking and hiking.

Planning Overview:

The long-range management plan for the West Rutland Management Unit including Whipple Hollow WMA, Hubbardton Battlefield WMA, Pond Woods WMA and West Rutland State Forest is under revision. Natural resource inventories and assessments that serve as the basis for planning are underway.