The Halvorsen property contains 33 acres of conserved forestland with varied topography, ranging in elevation from 910 to 1,080 feet. The property extends a protected block of land including the adjacent Putnam State Forest. Steep portions on the southeastern portion of the land abut Brownsville Road. The forestland is primarily northern hardwood, with beech, red and sugar maple, poplar and yellow birch. There is a significant amount of softwoods, including tamarack, hemlock and spruce. The Harry and Ed Brook runs through the central portion of the property from the south to north and drains into the Little River. There is deer habitat in the western corner, near the end of Partridge Hill Road. Also in this area is an old orchard and open field. Signs of moose, bear, deer and other mammals have been sighted on the property, along with a diversity of birds.
No public access.
The Halvorsen property is located on Partridge Hill Road. From the intersection of Route 100 and 108 in Stowe Village, head north for 2.9 miles on Route 100. Turn right on Randolph Road and drive 0.3 miles to Moss Glen Falls Road. Turn right on Moss Glen Falls Road and drive 0.7 miles to Partridge Hill Road, turning right onto it. The property is immediately on the left.
- 33 acres
- Privately owned
- Conserved in 2002
- Brownsville, Stowe
Brownsville is a very special part of Stowe that is enjoyed by many. We are pleased we could assist Mr. Halvorsen with preserving his land.Kathleen Fitzgerald, former SLT Executive Director