North Branch Nature Center

713 Elm Street
Montpelier, VT 05602


Since 1996 North Branch Nature Center has evolved to become an integral part of outdoor recreation and learning in Central Vermont. Our 28-acre preserve of forest and fields is nestled in a gentle bend of the North Branch of the Winooski River, just two miles from downtown Montpelier.  

Popular year-round as a quiet place to walk, ski, swim, or simply to do nothing beside the river, NBNC welcomes visitors of all ages to attend year-round programs and festivals, all designed to get people outside and immersed in nature. Powerful, personal experiences in nature are central to our mission of Connecting People with the Natural World​.

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