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Best trails in Vermont

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Trying to find the best Vermont trails? AllTrails has 519 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Stowe, Killington or Middlebury, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Vermont state park trails, check out Underhill State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Ascutney State Park or Red Rocks Park near South Burlington. Ready for some activity? There are 248 moderate trails in Vermont ranging from 0.6 to 60.4 miles and from 121 to 4,386 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Vermont
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#1 - Mount Mansfield Loop Trail
Underhill State Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
Mount Mansfield is the highest peak in the state of Vermont and is located in Chittenden County within the Green Mountains. The hike begins at Underhill State Park off of Mountain Road where there is Show more
#2 - Sunset Ridge and Long Trail Loop
Underhill State Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 4 h 17 m
Sunset Ridge Trail Long Trail Halfway House Trail CCC Road It's recommended by park staff to ascend the Halfway House Trail, traverse the Long Trail to the Chin (highest point in Vermont) and then deShow more
#3 - Camel's Hump Trail
Camels Hump State Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
Camel's Hump is one of the best hiking trails in the Green Mountains. It is the third highest peak in the state. The summit offers unbeatable views in every direction. The trail can be accessed off ofShow more
#4 - Lye Brook Falls Trail
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
The trail, marked with blue blazes, follows the Lye Brook Trail for just under 2 miles. At around the 1.8 mile mark, there is a spur trail to the right that leads to the falls. There will be a sign, tShow more
#5 - Stowe Pinnacle Trail
CC Putnam State Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
NOTE: As of May 2020, parking lot and trailhead are closed for mud season. Please check the park website for more information. Show more
#6 - Killington Peak via Bucklin Trail
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 34 m
This is a hike up to Killington Peak where there are far-reaching panoramic views to the Green Mountains of Vermont, the Adirondacks of New York, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The first twShow more
#7 - Sterling Pond Trail
Smugglers' Notch State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
During the week or early in the morning, this pond is beyond idyllic featuring subalpine plants, wildlife and quiet water. Starting off directly across from the info station at the parking lot, the fiShow more
#8 - 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
#9 - Mount Ascutney via Weathersfield Trail
Ascutney State Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 50 m
Mount Ascutney via Weathersfield Trail is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Perkinsville, Vermont that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numShow more
#10 - Mount Hunger via Waterbury Trail
CC Putnam State Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Mount Hunger via Waterbury Trail is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Waterbury Center, Vermont that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily Show more
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