Niquette Bay State Park

This easy-to-moderate hike will take us along the wooded ridges around the perimeter of Niquette Bay State Park, taking in scenic views of Mt. Mansfield and Lake Champlain. Easy to […]

Mansfield Toll Road

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mansfield: Subway to Lakeview

From Underhill State Park we'll climb the Laura Cowles trail, hit the summit, follow the challenging Subway, Canyon North Extension, Canyon North, Canyon, and Lakeview trails that parallel the Mansfield […]

Mt. Abraham

We'll hike the Long Trail north from Lincoln Gap to the summit of Mount Abraham. There are some rocky scrambles near the summit.Moderate to difficult Hike. Moderate pace. 5.2 miles. […]

In Search of the Carnivorous Butterwort

We'll hike up a ski trail on Spruce Peak in Stowe and look for these plans. The butterworts are indeed dangerous (if you are a really small insect), very rare […]

Eagle Mountain

We'll climb Eagle Mountain in Milton and take in the view over Lake Champlain from Hoyt's Lookout, then see what's still blooming on the Wildflower Loop.Easy Hike. Relaxed pace. 2 […]