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Best trails in Ripton

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Looking for a great trail near Ripton, Vermont? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, dogs leash 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 Camels Hump State Park or Mount Philo State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Shelving Rock area of Lake George or Robbins Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 3 hard trails in Ripton ranging from 6.1 to 14 miles and from 1,607 to 3,812 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 Ripton
Top trails (7)
#1 - Skylight Pond Trail
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
Skylight Pond Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#2 - Robert Frost Interpretive Trail
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
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 hikiShow more
#3 - Breadloaf Mountain via Skylight Pond Trail
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
Breadloaf Mountain via Skylight Pond Trail is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#4 - Cooley Glen and Emily Proctor Trails
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 11.3 mi • Est. 6 h 41 m
Cooley Glen and Emily Proctor Trails is a 11.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#5 - Bread Loaf and Battell Mountains via Long Trail
Breadloaf Wilderness
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Length: 14 mi • Est. 8 h 13 m
Bread Loaf and Battell Mountains via Long Trail is a 14 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a nuShow more
#6 - Emily Proctor Trail
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Emily Proctor Trail is a 6.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nShow more
#7 - Robert Frost Summer Home Walk
Ripton, Vermont
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 9 m
Robert Frost Summer Home Walk is a 0.3 mile loop trail located near Ripton, Vermont that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking.Show more