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Best trails in Camels Hump State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Camels Hump State Park, Vermont? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 7 hard trails in Camels Hump State Park ranging from 7.1 to 30.4 km and from 110 to 1,244 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Originally called "Tah-wak-be-dee-ee-wadso," or Saddle Mountain, by the Waubanaukee Indians, Camels Hump State Park offers great hiking opportunities. Trails close with snow melt and open the weekend before Memorial Day. Note: This is a free entry state park - it is undeveloped with no phone or visitor facilities. Camping is allowed in Green Mountain Club shelters and lodges. Primitive camping is allowed only in the lower elevations, away from trails, roads, and water. Follow the state primitive camping guidelines.

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#1 - Camel's Hump Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 9.7 km • Est. 4 h 10 m
Camel's Hump is one of the best hiking trails in the Green Mountains. It is the third highest peak in the state. The summit offers unbeatable views in every direction. The trail can be accessed off ofShow more
#2 - Camel's Hump Loop via Burrows Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 8.9 km • Est. 3 h 13 m
This 4,083 foot peak has a very unique summit cone that gives it its name. You'll be following the Burrows Trail through Camel's Hump State Park for just over 5 miles round trip. Right before you reShow more
#3 - Burrows Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 3 h 20 m
As of April 2020, the trail may be periodically closed.Show more
#4 - Burnt Rock Mountain Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 3 h 25 m
Varying from moderate to difficult, this trail offers a shaded route up, mostly on dirt/mud with increasing granite scrambles as you near the top. The main technical challenge is water: it's a wet pShow more
#5 - Camel's Hump via Long Trail Loop
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 10.5 km • Est. 4 h 25 m
Camel's Hump via Long Trail Loop is a 10.5 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Waterbury, Vermont that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primaShow more
#6 - Forest City Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 4.3 km • Est. 1 h 45 m
From the small parking lot on Camel’s Hump Road in Huntington, the trail can be used to complete a hike to Camel’s Hump summit or Mt. Ethan Allen. The Forest City Trail follows Brush Brook. Just afterShow more
#7 - Honey Hollow Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 5.8 km • Est. 1 h 53 m
Honey Hollow Trail is a 5.8 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Waterbury, Vermont that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
#8 - Camels Hump, Ethan Allen, Ira Allen via Long Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 30.4 km • Est. Multi-day
Camels Hump, Ethan Allen, Ira Allen via Long Trail is a 30.4 kilometer out and back trail located near Waterbury, Vermont that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail isShow more
#9 - Camel's Hump via Long Trail South
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 16.6 km • Est. 6 h 52 m
Camel's Hump via Long Trail South is a 16.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Waterbury, Vermont that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more
#10 - Camel Hump via Monroe, Alpine, Long and Dean Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 12.2 km • Est. 5 h 9 m
Camel Hump via Monroe, Alpine, Long and Dean Trail is a 12.2 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Waterbury, Vermont that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. TShow more
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