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Camel's Hump Trail

Waterbury, VT

Camel's Hump Trail is a 6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Waterbury, VT that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

on Moss Glen Falls Trail
17 hours ago

hiking
3 Completed1 Reviews

Peaceful and so serene

on Haystack Mountain
20 hours ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

Nice trail and nice view

on Bald Mountain Trail
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike, more like a 6 mile in and out hike to the tower. Maybe it's 4 in and out as the crow flys. Steep at the top and slippery in some areas due to recent rain. Hiked with 5 kids (ages 6-13) and our 12 year old Westie, bring water and don't quit!

on Mount Olga Trail
1 day ago

camping
5 Completed6 Reviews

It's a nice trail with a fairly easy difficulty as you ascend to the peak. Great views from the fire tower. We camped in Molly Stark so it was nice to walk down the road and onto the trail. The tower is close to the 100 mile scenic overlook so you can get the same view. We are looking forward to doing this again.

on The Long Trail to Stratto...
1 day ago

hiking
5 Completed6 Reviews

I loved this trail. The first 1.4 miles are really nice, rolling along, but do not let that beginning fool you. After you cross the IP road it's uphill, 1,000 feet in 1.8 miles and the last 30 minutes are rocky switchbacks. Hang in there because the difficulty is worth the view when get to the fire tower. 3,940 plus the 55' tower. This is the birthplace for the idea of the Appalachian trail and The Long Trail. Great view and an iconic piece of hiking history.

on Silver Lake
1 day ago

hiking
16 Completed6 Reviews

on Sterling Pond Trail
2 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Mildly challenging for a newbie but beautiful views. I look forward to doing it again.

on Stowe Pinnacle Trail
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Awesome!

on Mount Hunger Waterbury Tr...
2 days ago

hiking
5 Completed4 Reviews

Great hike very difficult though. the view at the top is all worth it though.

on Long Trail to Spruce Peak
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Spruce Peak is found on a spur off of the Long Trail/Appalachian Trail about two miles south of the VAST trail access parking lot on state road 30/11, about 5 miles east of Manchester Vermont.

The Long Trail/AT is easy to follow as the trail is well worn and well marked with white blazes. There are several streams on the path that were all easy to cross but might be more difficult after a heavy rain.

The trail spur to Spruce Peak is marked only with a small wooden sign that is facing south towards hikers travelling north. If you started in the trail parking lot on 30/11 and are travelling south then it is very easy to miss the sign. The trail itself to Spruce Peak becomes less obvious once you approach the rocks but you can always just make your own path to the top of the rocks. The view is not as great as it used to be, at least in the summer, because the trees branches block a lot of the view.

Be aware that the trail head is across the street from the parking lot so you will have to cross over state road 30/11, which is a fairly busy four lane road, without a crosswalk or traffic light. This could be challenging with children.

on White Rocks Ice Bed Trail
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

A nice view fairly early in the trail and the ice beds at the end. You will have to watch for the blazes on the trees to follow the trail since the path on the ground is not always visible. The trail is fairly easy with only a few places that are of moderate difficulty.

on Burnt Rock Mountain Trail
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

I loved this hike because of the beauty, the number of brook crossings that allow you to stop and splash your face or put your toes in. I know that there are some negative comments about the water crossings, but our recent hike we did not have any issues crossing any of them. The top is fun with some steep areas and a few ladders. The view at the top is amazing. There is plenty of space at the top if you end up meeting up with other people. I am 58 and while i do exercise i wouldn't say i am in great hiking shape. It was a challenge, but i didn't have any issues with completing it.

on Snake Mountain
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Poorly marked trails but nice view at top. Anytime the trail split I stayed to the left and eventually made it to a nice rock outcrop with views. Only on the way down did I notice worn out yellow blazes on rocks. Hike took about 45 minutes to the top

on Mount Hor Trail
2 days ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome we did all 3 look outs great day

on Indian Brook Reservoir
2 days ago

trail running
1 Completed1 Reviews

One of the best local loops for an easy trail run. Great before or after work quick workout and you can swim after. Must have a pass to Indian Brook purchase through the tow. Non residents can now purchase passes too.

on Stowe Pinnacle Trail
3 days ago

backpacking
5 Completed4 Reviews

on The Mile-Around Woods
3 days ago

walking
1 Completed1 Reviews

This is a great walking path, it's only a mile but we walk around it multiple times! Trail is shaded so it's nice to walk in the hot summer months.

on Bald Mountain Loop Hike
3 days ago

hiking
16 Completed6 Reviews

Well maintained-- nice views

on Sherburne Trail to Pico P...
3 days ago

hiking
16 Completed6 Reviews

Beautiful but really buggy.

on Mount Pisgah Trail
3 days ago

hiking
2 Completed1 Reviews

Great trail. it's a little steep from the south trail. But its worth. Bring water, stay hydrated.