YAC: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge

The Young Adventures Club will meet at Black & Maquam Creek Trail head on VT-78 at 10 AM. This flat two and a half mile out and back trail explores meadow, forest, and wetlands. Plan about two hours to wander at the pace of the littlest legs. Dress for mud and please bring a snack […]

Mansfield Toll Road

Rescheduled from 4/21. Hike the Mansfield Toll Road to the visitor center while it’s closed to vehicular traffic and return the same way. Good elevation change for a hike during mud season. Moderate hike, 9 miles round trip. Moderate Hike. Moderate pace. 9 miles. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 4/26/2024.

Addison County Grand Tour

We will meet in Panton, garden spot of Addison County, to begin a leisurely farmland ride with panoramic views over Lake Champlain to the Adirondacks. Highlights include Button Bay State Park, Arnold Bay and the West Addison General Store (WAGS). Helmet and a bicycle required.Easy to moderate Bicycle. 25 miles.Group limit 8.

Spring Work Trip

Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate work hike. Relaxed to moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000' elevation gain.

Niquette Bay State Park

We'll do the loop around the perimeter of the park ...takes 2 to 3 hrs depending on pace . About 4 miles of easy , undulating terrain w/ several viewpoints . Hopefully we'll see wildflowers . Meet 9 amEasy to moderate Walk. Relaxed pace. 4 miles. 300' elevation gain.Group limit 20.Contact leader by 5/3/2024.

Spring Work Trip

Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate Work hike. Relaxed to Moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000' elevation gain.

Spring Work Trip

Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate Work hike. Relaxed to Moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000' elevation gain.

Trifecta of Burlington Parks

We’ll start at Ethan Allen Park, circling around the park, up a path to the Pinnacle then on to the tower and down to the parking area. We’ll then walk through a neighborhood to get to the paths at Rock Point Park with stunning views of the Adirondacks. After our tour of Rock Point, we’ll […]

Spring Work Trip

Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate Work hike. Relaxed to Moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000' elevation gain.

Mt. Elmore

From Elmore State Park we'll hike up the Fire Tower trail to the old ranger station foundation and continue up to the fire tower at the summit. We'll then follow the Ridge Trail past Balancing Rock and back to the parking area.Easy to moderate Hike. Relaxed pace. 4.4 miles. 1000' elevation gain.Group limit 10.Contact leader […]

Duxbury Window Hike to see Bear Scarred Beech Stand

A steep but short hike up to a view of the Winooski River Valley from Duxbury Window, with a stop to check out a bear scarred beech stand along the way. See claw marks of bears and "bears nests" in the trees, where bears have fattened up on beech nuts in past autumns. Moderate to […]

Lewis Creek Paddle, Ferrisburg

We will paddle the Lewis Creek, into Lake Champlain and possibly a bit of Little Otter Creek after putting in Lewis Creek fishing access in North Ferrisburgh (off of Greenbush and Long Point Road). Meetup at 10:00 and bring a lunch although this outing is usually less than three hours. Let's hope for high water! […]