Cooley Glen and Emily Proctor Trails is a 11.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking and is accessible year-round.
Directions from South Lincoln, VT: Travel south on Forest Road 54. Travel about 4 miles and turn left (east) onto Forest Road 201 and continue .3 mile to the trailhead parking.
Really enjoyed the hike. Camped over in the Emily Proctor Shelter. Ascended Cooley Glen, hike north to Mount Grant, then South to Emily Proctor. Carried 4 litres of water, but didn't need to. The Emily Proctor shelter had a good water source. Great view from Mount Wilson.