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Best trails in Willoughby State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Willoughby State Forest, Vermont? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, views 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. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Willoughby State Forest ranging from 1.6 to 8.2 miles and from 1,174 to 2,762 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount Pisgah Trail
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Mount Pisgah Trail is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Orleans, Vermont that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and isShow more
#2 - Mount Pisgah Via North Trail
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
The North Trail starts along the eastern side of Lake Willoughby and is a shorter trip to the top than the South Trail. It's well maintained, easily followed and is notable for its views of the lake aShow more
#3 - Wheeler Mountain Trail
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Wheeler Mountain Trail is a 4.3 mile out and back trail located near Sutton, Vermont that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, rShow more
#4 - Mount Hor Trail
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Mount Hor Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Orleans, Vermont that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, anShow more
#5 - Herbert Hawkes Hiking Trail
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Herbert Hawkes Hiking Trail is a 3 mile out and back trail located near Sutton, Vermont that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips. Dogs areShow more
#6 - Willoughby Lake
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 7 mi
Willoughby Lake is a 7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Orleans, Vermont that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for bird watchinShow more
#7 - Moose Mountain and Mount Hor
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
Moose Mountain and Mount Hor is a 8.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sutton, Vermont that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#8 - Haystack Mountain [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Willoughby State Forest
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
At an elevation of 2712 feet, Haystack Mountain is located just outside of Willoughby State Forest in Westmore. The low, but rugged, peak is aptly named for its abrupt sides that climb steeply from alShow more