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
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  • 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 Brighton VT 05846

Brighton, VTIsland


Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4769516

  • Land
  • Water Body Access Owned
  • Acreage 23

RARE, Private, 20 acre “Pine Island” on Pristine Lake in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Owned by This Family Since 1958, THE Island of “Island Pond” in the Town of Brighton. Includes 3 acre Private Land Parcel with Old Boathouse on the Shore Near Town, That Can be Upgraded and Expanded if Desired. 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. Larger Homes can be Built on Island, AND on Shore Parcel. Can be Subdivided, Developed, or Kept as a Family Retreat and Legacy. Additional 3BR Caretakers Home on 1 acre Adjacent to Shore Parcel Available Separately if Desired. 3 acre Shore Parcel ONLY Available with Island Sale. The Northeast Kingdom is Wild and Undeveloped and Easily Accessible from NY, Boston, or Montreal. Vt. State GA Airport Minutes Away. 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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