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Mount Hor Trail

MODERATE 5 reviews
#3 of 4 trails in

Mount Hor Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Westmore, VT that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible from May until October.

3.1 miles 931 feet Out & Back

kid friendly


trail running





wild flowers


It is not often that in a small community, the lower elevation mountain with the less exciting views deserves praise, but in this case I think it does. Mounting Hor is significantly easier than Pisgah, thanks to a CCC road that knocks nearly 600 feet off the ascent, which itself is shorter by about 100 feet as well, cutting the elevation gain of the Pisgah hike in half. The whole experience though is a tightly knit package: very low traffic, lots of well-laid erosion mitigation measures and much less road noise than Pisgah. This trail certainly has a quite a few landmarks and lookouts, though in the fog, I only focused on summiting. Shockingly, summiting took only half an hour, making the total hike less than 50 minutes. Well worth it on a clear day, but perhaps not so much if all you are seeing is fog.

1 month ago

Not very good views, no a long hike at all. Hard to find the trail head

2 months ago

Awesome we did all 3 look outs great day

4 months ago

great views ,trails easy to follow. Road that goes to trail easy to take a wrong turn on.

2 years ago

really nice, a real moderate trail :-)
nice view at the end. it took me and my girlfriend about 2 hrs to complete.

4 years ago

Definitely worth it, makes Pisgah a bit overrated.