Nebraska Valley that is. One of Stowe Local’s favorite hikes in Summer and Fall is up to Taylor Lodge. An easy hike for all abilities, it will take you from the serene Lake Mansfield Trout Club up to the expansive views from Taylor Lodge. Continue reading A Jaunt from Nebraska
The Haselton hiking trail ascends through the heart of Stowe Mountain Resort finishing with the top of the Nosedive ski trail… and once you arrive beneath the Nose of Mansfield, you have the whole mountain at your disposal. Continue reading Haselton, through the heart of Mansfield
The Stowe Pinnacle is a classic hike in Summer or Fall. Whether a local looking for a workout for the dog or a visitor looking for stunning view of Mansfield’s ridgeline, the Pinnacle has something for you. Continue reading Reach the Pinnacle
Lace up your boots, grab your snowshoes or microspikes, and get ready for the 20th annual Winter Trails Day!
The Green Mountain Club is teaming up with CCOutdoorStore.com to offer nine FREE guided hikes on a variety of trails in and around Waterbury, including two ideal for families. Continue reading Winter Trails Day
Start the New Year on the right foot with a hike in a Vermont State Park. Join a free, guided, easy, family hikes taking place in state parks and forests throughout the state. Professional guides and outdoor educators will lead the way, sharing their knowledge and love of the Vermont outdoors.
Bring the whole family! Dress for the weather; bring snowshoes if there is a lot of snow. Bring some beverages and snacks. Dogs are welcome (on leash) unless otherwise noted. You don’t need to pre-register, just show up. To check the status of the hikes call 802-249-1230. Update messages will be posted on December 31st and January 1st.
Little River State Park: Meet: 10:00 am in parking area two miles up Little River Road. Hike: Easy, 1+ miles,
100 ft. climb to flat trail through historic remains of CCC Camp Smith to waterfall. Please leave dogs at home.
Smuggler’s Notch State Park: Meet: 8:30am meet inside the stone gate: the sign is not up off-season, but it is 6.6 miles from the 3-way stop in Stowe Village. Note: Parking is limited along the road: some is available at Bingham Falls across the street. Hike: Easy. 1.5 hours, 1-2 miles
Underhill State Park: Meet: 1:00 pm at gate just below Underhill State Park on Mountain Road, in Underhill
Center. Hike: 3 hours, easy to moderate terrain.