Robert Frost Interpretive Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
0.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
49 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

walking

forest

river

wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from Ripton, VT: Travel east 2.1 miles along the very scenic SR 125. There is a parking area on the south side of the road.

2 months ago

Very easy walking trail. We read all the poems. Our first poem reading hike. My dog enjoyed it too. Only saw 2 other people on the trail.

hiking
4 months ago

A pleasant trail with wild berries and a brook. For a more “moderate” experience, be sure to climb the hill to the upper trails (see my photos of the “Afternoon Delight” and “Sundown” trails up there).

4 months ago

Really enjoyed this trail. Mostly really easy, great for families and dogs.

walking
4 months ago

A nice nature walk with the added nicety of reading some of Frost's greatest poems in a pretty setting.

hiking
4 months ago

Wonderful nature walk with added bonus of Robert Frost poems. Take as much time as you need to read the poems and reflect on them. Benches available by some poems. Well marked and maintained trail. Would do this again.

hiking
6 months ago

Quick one mile loop with varied scenery and enjoyable stops to read poetry along the way.

hiking
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Trail was well maintained. Very easy to hike. There were 2 other trails that went up the mountain for a longer hike if you have more time. The only disappointment was hearing the traffic because it's so close to the main road.

hiking
Monday, October 09, 2017

Still snow on the ground with nice views and signage with Frost poems. Would go again.

hiking
Monday, September 04, 2017

Great trail...loved the numerous Robert Frost poems placed throughout the trail. Great all ages Trail

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Fun, easy with some nice views. Hiked in winter with dogs.

hiking
Friday, October 16, 2015

Very serene, super-easy walk.

hiking
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Great easy trail for a short hike in the woods. Places to stop and read Robert Frost poetry along the way. Lovely places to stop and swim. Note there is no garbage service so please take any refuse including dog stuff with you! Also stay on the marked trails to prevent damage to the fragile plants.

walking
Sunday, October 13, 2013

This trail is perfect for a mid-fall walk. The foliage is absolutely stunning and the walk is just the right length (about a mile). Take your time and enjoy it!

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