Island Pond

Also known as: Knowles or Knowlton Pond


Island Pond is located approximately 15 miles from the Canadian border. A privately owned 22 acre island in the middle of the lake gives the lake it's name. There are two campgrounds both on and nearby Island Pond giving travelers and vacationers a place to stay for a day, a week or a summer. One campground is privately owned with a beautiful sandy beach on Island Pond and the other is a state campground on Spectacle Pond which is on the backside of Island Pond The day-use state park also has a beautiful sandy beach. For the winter outdoor enthusiast the lake offers the VAST trail and some great ice fishing.



  • Type: Natural freshwater lake (not dammed)
  • Towns located within: Brighton         
  • Acres: 608
  • Maximum Depth: 63 feet
  • Public beach, day-use state park with beach, state and privately owned campgrounds
  • VT Fish & wildlife public boat launch
  • Boating restrictions: None
  • Restrooms: Summer & Winter
  • Elevation: 1172 feet
  • Depth Chart


  • Species: Rainbow and Brown Trout, Rainbow Smelt, Yellow Perch, Walleye, Chain Pickerel, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Bullhead, Panfish and Burbot
  • Fishing Seasons are open year round with ice fishing running from the 3rd Saturday in January to March 15th. For more information go to:


There are many recreational activities to do in the area including; swimming, fishing, ice fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, hunting, museums & biking. Also be sure to check out the wildlife such as Moose, Deer, Turkeys, Loons, Kingfishers, migrating birds and other small mammals.


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Island Island Brighton VT 05846

Brighton, VTIsland Island


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MLS Number 4769516

  • Land
  • Square Feet 1,001,880
  • Water Body Access Owned
  • Acreage 23

The only undeveloped Private Island available in New England. 20 Acre "Pine Island" is an undiscovered gem on pristine "Island Pond" in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Includes 3 shore parcel for private access. 1 acre parcel with 3 B/R caretakers house adjoining shore parcel also available. The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is wild and undeveloped and easily accessible from NY, Boston, or Montreal. Also accessible by private jet at Newport Vt. International airport EFK, 5300 x 100 ft. Runway. (30 minutes away) Owned by this family since 1958, THE Island of "Island Pond" in the town of Brighton Vt. 3 acre shore parcel has an old boathouse that can be upgraded and expanded if desired. Both shore parcel and Island can be developed and/or subdivided, or kept as a family retreat and legacy. Large sandy beach on the Island, as well as another smaller secluded beach, "Cathedral Pines" throughout, and a resident Bald Eagle family. Original cabin that owner lived in can be rebuilt, stone fireplace & chimney are intact. Endless possibilities. Excellent Value. Additional Pictures, Video's, and Documentation Available. Worth a visit. You won't be disappointed!

Listed by Chip Tremper of Preferred Properties

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