Sun setting over Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks, from Burlington, Vermont’s Lone Rock Point. Photo by Mike Luoma

Exploring Lone Rock Point

Burlington, Vermont’s Hidden Gem Reveals Wonders

Lone Rock at the point of the peninsula that bears its name. Photo by Mike Luoma
The Champlain Thrust Fault on Lone Rock Point peninsula, Burlington, Vermont. Photo by Mike Luoma.
Another view of the Champlain Thrust Fault at Lone Rock Point. Photo by Mike Luoma.
Tan-Orange Dolostone boulders stacked on the cliffside at Lone Rock Point Peninsula in Burlington, Vermont. Photo by Mike Luoma.
A view of the Adirondacks, Lake Champlain, and the northern shore of Burlington, from the top of the Champlain Thrust Fault. Photo by Mike Luoma.
The small old quarry in Arms Forest, Burlington, Vermont. Photo by Mike Luoma.
A line of ridge-top boulders on the Lone Rock Point peninsula — Arranged in a Row? Photo by Mike Luoma.
Burlington’s North Beach just south of Lone Rock Point on the Rock Point Trails. According to the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, projectile points have been found here. Photo by Mike Luoma.
Stone Prayers by Dr. Curtiss Hoffman (America Through Time, 2018). Photo by Mike Luoma.
It’s a bird… or is it? A boulder… or a bird effigy. Possible stone work on Lone Rock Point. Photo by Mike Luoma.
A possible Feathered Wing-Fin added to the bedrock of a ridge on Lone Rock Point. Photos by Mike Luoma.
A possible carved stone effigy assemblage, perhaps representing the composite creature now popularly known as “Champ”, made in Abenaki oral tradition by the Transformer, Odzihozo. Photo by Mike Luoma.
Looking out at Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains — almost at the point of Lone Rock Point. Photo by Mike Luoma.
Cedars and pines on the point of Lone Rock Point in Burlington, Vermont. Photo by Mike Luoma.
One of the more “challenging” stretches of the ridge trail at Lone Rock Point. Photo by Mike Luoma.
One of the new kiosks at the Rock Point trails in Burlington, Vermont. Photo by Mike Luoma.
Late afternoon sun streams in — Lake Champlain and the distant Adirondacks on top of the thrust fault ridge on Lone Rock Point. Photo by Mike Luoma.

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