Mount Tom via Faulkner Trail

MODERATE 12 reviews

Mount Tom via Faulkner Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Woodstock, Vermont that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from January until January. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
669 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

cross country skiing

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

2 months ago

Hiked Faulkner Trail up to Mount Tom on Earth Day (April 22) and it was a perfect sunny Spring day. Trail is easy to find from Faulkner Park - across from Woodstock Inn there is a covered bridge on Mountain Ave, go over that and across River street to follow the curve to Faulkner Park and then begin the hike on the pavement next to a stone wall. Trail is well marked and the switchbacks make the assent easier. Starts to get a little rocky half way up but the hardest part is close to the top where it gets narrow, a little steep and more technical but that does not go on for long. Nice views. It would be lovely later in the spring and in the fall. You can extend the hike by heading further to the Pogue or any number of other trail options. If just doing the climb to Mount Tom and back probably a few hours at a leisurely pace with stops to enjoy the views.

Monday, October 03, 2016

very well maintained, and pretty views.

hiking
Monday, June 06, 2016

We hiked Prosper Trail to Pogue to North Loop back to Prosper. Well maintained trails. There were some climbs but nothing too difficult.

hiking
Monday, May 30, 2016

A combination of carriage roads and foot trails. Didn't have a map with all the trails off the main trail so we were walking in circles at times. The carriage roads are very well maintained and easy to walk on. The foot trails are more of your traditional hiking. Not too many views from the trails we took other than the Pogue. The trails are well marked. Can be as short or as long as you want with the spiderweb of spin off trails.

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, April 09, 2017

hiking
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

hiking
Thursday, June 02, 2016

hiking
Monday, September 07, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015