Richmond Town Forest
Richmond has a unique opportunity to find a balance from the start. It is in the final stages of acquiring a 428-acre parcel that will become the Richmond Town Forest. Many ideas are being considered in the community for potential uses including traditional uses like hunting and hiking to a site to train trail builders, as this parcel is adjacent to the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps headquarters. In addition, Richmond residents and the business community support increasing trail development in town, thus supporting Richmond's growth as an outdoor recreation destination and attracting people who would come and increase the economic opportunities for existing restaurants, breweries, shops, and services.
Richmond's Town Forest Maps:
Community Meetings and Project Timeline:
January 18, 2018 - Town Forest Community Visioning Open House
July 25, 2018 - Draft Plan Presentation to Community
September 2018 - Presentation of Final Plan to Community