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Mount Hor Trail

MODERATE 20 reviews
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Mount Hor Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Westmore, Vermont that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
931 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Trail Notes: Sturdy shoes are great, though as this only took me half an hour, I wouldn't worry too much about footwear choices. Getting There: About half a mile south of Lake Willoughby on 5A there is a single lane CCC road and parking lot. Drive up the very well maintained dirt road for 1.7ish miles. There will be a small pullout and just above the pullout and ten feet up the road on the right, but above the road is the trailhead. The sign says "Herbert Hawkes Trail".

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1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

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3 months ago

Never actually made it to the trail. Walked and walked and walked forever on CCC road. Terrible directions and no signs directly towards any trail. Terrible cell phone service and lots of bugs. So remember to map the way before hiking and bring bug spray!!!

3 months ago

Ridiculously bad directions. Long long drive up a long long gravel road with no signage. Mt. Pisgah is a better hike all around. To Hor trail:
Drive north on 5a to the mt Pisgah south trail parking lot. CCC road to Mt Hor is opposite the Pisgah parking lot. Go up and up forever in CCC road. Lots of ruts - so be careful if you do not have high suspension.

3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Only one less star for the incredible difficulty finding the trailhead. Definitely further down than any map that shows where it is; I was on CCC Road for quite some time. Parking lot is on the right with the trailhead immediately after. The hike itself was amazing - lots of variety on the trails with rocks, steps, and winding paths, and 3 separate lookouts. The North and East lookouts were incredible. Bring bug spray!

3 months ago

Nice easy hike...not too strenuous. Great for kids!

hiking
4 months ago

4 months ago

Amazing views from East and South lookouts. The trail was being maintained by Northwoods Stewardship Center today when I hiked. Only saw 3 other people on the trail. Lovely hike. In the Summer you can drive up the CC road, parking lot is on the right with the trailhead just past the parking lot on the Right as well. Approx 2 miles.

4 months ago

Nice view,,, :)

5 months ago

5 months ago

Great moderate hike. All three views were great. Only passed one other group of hikers on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in June. The trail head is hard to find. Make sure you set your odometer as you leave the first parking area and head up the gravel road. It's the second turn off if I remember correctly and the trail is just passed where you park. We drove right by it the first time and caught it on our way back toward the highway.

9 months ago

Saturday, August 27, 2016

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

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Awesome we did all 3 look outs great day

Monday, July 04, 2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016

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

hiking
Sunday, November 29, 2015

hiking
Sunday, June 08, 2014

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

Friday, May 04, 2012

Definitely worth it, makes Pisgah a bit overrated.