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Best trails in Waitsfield

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Looking for a great trail near Waitsfield, Vermont? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 Camel's Hump State Park or Underhill State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Snake Mountain Wildlife Management Area or Red Rocks Park. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Waitsfield ranging from 1.6 to 4.4 miles and from 1,118 to 2,903 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 Waitsfield
Top trails (7)
#1 - Long Trail: State Route 17 to Lincoln Gap Road
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 5 h 53 m
Note: This trail can also be done starting from Lincoln Gap Road. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/vermont/the-long-trail-monroe-skyline-gap-to-gapShow more
#2 - Scragg Mountain
Scragg Mountain Town Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
#3 - Enchanted Forest Walk
Waitsfield, Vermont
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
#4 - The Long Trail / Monroe Skyline (Gap to Gap)
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 12.1 mi • Est. 5 h 52 m
As of May 2020, users have reported that the Lincoln gap road is still closed for winter, however, it is not a super long walk down to the barricade. Note: This trail can also be done starting from State Route 17. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/vermont/long-trail-state-route-17-to-lincoln-gap-roadShow more
#5 - Wu Ledges
Wu Ledges Town Forest
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 39 m
The park is open from dawn to dusk. There are no motorized vehicles allowed, fires, or overnight camping.Show more
#6 - Dana Hill Road Loop
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
#7 - Chain Gang Trail
Waitsfield, Vermont
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m