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Spruce Peak via Sterling Pond Trail

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Mount Mansfield State Forest

Spruce Peak via Sterling Pond Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cambridge, Vermont that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,207 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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muddy
16 days ago

Great hike. Was more than we bargained for with it being our first hike of the season. View of the pond was beautiful on a chilly and foggy morning!

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muddy
snow
1 month ago

Still snow on the trail near the pond and peak, but fine in hiking boots. Beautiful!!

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rocky
3 months ago

Great hike, but on Saturday 10-26 it was very wet

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8 months ago

Tolle Aussicht. Leider war es sehr matschig.

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8 months ago

Did this with Sterling Pond. Sat (10/19, just past peak color) morning started 10:40, the lot was full, and we met maybe 6 or 7 people on the way up. Returning 11:45/12:30 it was very busy, lots of waiting. The trail was very wet. Sterling Pond was very busy, but Spruce Peak we had to ourselves! It was our first hike with frost - it was really very pretty! Would return on a weekday.

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9 months ago

We took the trail up to Sterling Pond, and then went about 100 yards further (past the signs that say entering bear country

Must go all the way to fantastic viewpoint directly across from Mansfield (see the furthest extent of our path on map). Great flowers at top grassy areas. Note: go straight ahead when Long Trail breaks to the right. Short but sweet leaving much needed time to enjoy the views from top.

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10 months ago

Such a gorgeous and fun hike! Quick elevation gain but the terrain through the lush green and spectacular views up top are amazing! Great shorter hike when you don't have a whole day but you will for sure get your heart pounding and put your legs to work!

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off trail
10 months ago

11 months ago

A great hike from Smuggler's notch with a fantastic view at the top.

11 months ago

A great hike from Smuggler's notch with a fantastic view at the top.

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4 hours ago

recorded Sterling Pond Trail

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8 months ago

recorded Recording - Oct 08, 06:05 PM

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