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Best trails in Waterbury

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Looking for a great trail near Waterbury, Vermont? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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 Underhill State Park or Camel's Hump 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 4 hard trails in Waterbury ranging from 6.5 to 18.9 miles and from 360 to 4,081 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 Waterbury
Top trails (10)
#1 - Duxbury Window Trail
Robbins Mountain Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
#2 - Camel's Hump via Long Trail Loop
Camel's Hump State Park
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 4 h 25 m
#3 - Stevenson Brook Trail
Little River State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
NOTE: Stevenson Brook Trail starts at about 120 meters past the Park Office. From May to late October, all visitors are required to pay a day use fee of $4 for adults and $2 for kids. Pedestrians walking into the park are also required to pay the day use fee at the park office. There is parking for this trail. Use of the park's swim beaches and boat rentals are for campers only. Waterbury Center State Park (about 20 minutes away, around the reservoir on Rte. 100 north) is available for day-use beach/boating access. The Stevenson Brook Trail starts on the park road by the dumpsters, on the other side of a red gate, heading into the woods toward the right. It ends at the Dalley Loop Trail after approximately 2.8 miles, at which point if you turn RIGHT onto Dalley Loop, RIGHT onto the Cut-off Trail, across the stream and LEFT onto Stevenson Brook and head back toward the park road you will eventually have a 4.55 mile round-trip. In times of high water, the Cut-off Trail will require getting feet wet....if you bypass this and return to the road on Dalley Loop it becomes a 4.89 mile r/t. Show more
#4 - Honey Hollow Trail
Camel's Hump State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
During the winter, this trail is used for cross-country skiing.Show more
#5 - Camels Hump, Ethan Allen, Ira Allen via Long Trail
Camel's Hump State Park
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Length: 18.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
#6 - Camel's Hump via Long Trail South
Camel's Hump State Park
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 6 h 52 m
#7 - Hedgehog Hill Trail
Little River State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
NOTE: Between the 2nd weekend in May and the 3rd Monday in October, there is a day use fee to enter the park ( $4 for adults, $2 for kids). Parking is required at the dam from late October until the park opening in May. Use of the park's swim beaches and boat rentals are for campers only. Waterbury Center State Park (about 20 minutes away, around the reservoir on Rte. 100 north) is available for day-use beach/boating access. Hedgehog Hill starts on the park road by campsite 59 and ends at the Dalley Loop Trail by the Ricker Place. Round-trip using the Dalley Loop and Hedgehog Hill Trails is 2.11 miles. Show more
#8 - Camel Hump via Monroe, Alpine, Long and Dean Trail
Camel's Hump State Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 5 h 9 m
#9 - Perry Hill Mountain Bike Loop
Waterbury, Vermont
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Length: 7 mi
This network of mountain biking trails is very well maintained and drains incredibly well after rains. There are three loops with over 3,000 feet of climbing. Incredible mountain bike trails.Show more
#10 - Doubletrack, Permission, Burning Spear, Rasta Man, Scotch Tape, Joe's and Campfire Trail Loop
Waterbury, Vermont
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Length: 5.7 mi