Groton, Vermont

Top Spots in and near Groton

  • Groton, Vermont

    Hike to Owl's Head Trail Overlook

    3.0
    3 mi / 200 ft gain
    Starting at 1746 ft of elevation, this easy 3 mile hike (RT) pays off with a dramatic view of Lake Groton, Kettle Pond and the Green Mountains of Vermont. The trail head begins in New Discovery Park, along the dirt road to Osmore Pond. There is room to pull off the dirt road and park near the t...
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  • Waterbury Center, Vermont

    Hike Mt. Hunger

    5.0
    4.2 mi / 2263 ft gain
    Mt Hunger stands at 3540 ft and face Vermont's tallest mountain, Mt Mansfield. At 45 min drive from Burlington, this is a challenging out and back hike.  The views it offers and the waterfalls you will find along the path, makes it a good alternative to the overcrowded trails of Mt Mansfield. Th...
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  • Sugar Hill, New Hampshire

    Photograph Lupines in Sugar Hill

    Every year, more or less around the second week of June, the village of Sugar Hill boasts a magnificent show of lupines. There are several concentrations of lupines in fields along the road, but the highlight of a visit to Sugar Hill is the small hillside near St. Matthew's Church. The vistas tow...
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  • Wolcott, Vermont

    Hike to Elmore Mountain Fire Tower

    4.0
    5.6 mi / 1485 ft gain
    If hiking in off season when the park is closed, begin from the lower parking lot or the "day use area". If hiking while the park is open you can drive to the upper parking lot (subtract about 1.4 miles from total distance)Beginning from the lower parking lot make you way through the gate and int...
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  • Warren, New Hampshire

    Hike the Mt. Moosilauke Glencliff Trail

    5.0
    7.1 mi / 2454 ft gain
    To get to the trailhead, take the 25N, turn right onto High Street and continue along this road until it comes to an end. The Mt Moosiulauke Glencliff Trail takes you through seven miles of forest and mountain scenery. The trail features impressive vistas and eye-catching wildflowers, which might...
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  • Benton, New Hampshire

    Hike Mount Moosilauke via Beaver Brook Trail

    7.6 mi / 3150 ft gain
    The trailhead is located along Lost River Road.  There is a $5.00 day use parking pass required.   The trail starts off on the Beaver Brook Trail (also the Appalachian Trail).  The trail consists of cascades of rocks, wood-block steps and metal rungs (not all entirely in tact).  It is very often ...
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  • Woodstock, New Hampshire

    Hike Mount Moosilauke via Gorge Brook Trail

    4.8
    7.4 mi / 2400 ft gain
    Mount Moosilauke is a 4000 footer located in the White Mountain Range of New Hampshire. The summit peaks at 4,802 feet with a prominence of 2,933 feet.If you're new to exploring the White Mountain range this will definitely be a great introduction to what it can offer. The Gorge Brook Trail is th...
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  • Duxbury, Vermont

    Camel's Hump Summit via Monroe Trail

    4.8
    6.22 mi / 2572 ft gain
    You'll begin your Monroe Trail hike at approximately 1500', parking in one of three designated gravel lots along Camel's Hump Road in Duxbury. This trail is 6.8 miles round trip, and gains approximately 2583' in elevation. It is located on the east side of the mountain. Much of your hike will ...
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Hike Artists Bluff

    4.3
    1.5 mi
    Starting from the Bald Mountain trailhead, the Artists Bluff trail takes you up a short but steep 1.5 mile path to a beautiful rocky overlook of Franconia Notch State Park. This is the perfect hike to find incredible views of the park and some amazing foliage in autumn. We parked across the stree...
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Hike to the Summit of Cannon Mountain via Kinsman Ridge trail

    5.0
    4 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Driving north on I-93 in New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain can be seen on the left just a few miles after exit 32. It is a massive cliff that towers over the highway, thousands-of-feet tall. Parking for the trail head is left off of exit 34B. If you look left as you're driving into the paved parking...
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  • Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire

    Backpack the Pemi Loop

    5.0
    32 mi / 9000 ft gain
    This round trip loop is the combination of many trails within the Pemigewasset Wilderness. We chose to this hike up into a 3 day backpacking trip although we came across some particularly adventurous folks who were doing it in 2 and even 1 day. We also came across hikers less pressed for time who...
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Camp at Lafayette Campground, White Mountains

    5.0
    8.3 mi
    The White Mountains offer some of the most prime foliage sightseeing (aka 'leaf peeping') in New England. Tourists flock to the Franconia Notch State Park area and surrounding parts of the White Mountains every October, but camping is generally less common. October can be a cold month in New Hamp...
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Winter Hike North Kinsman

    8 mi / 2500 ft gain
     Park at Lafayette Place right off of I-93. It is one of the most accessible trail heads to hit a “4,000 footer” in the White Mountains and has plenty parking. Signage is visible and easy to follow as you begin at 1,800 feet and walk through a wooded campground onto the Lonesome Lake Trail. The t...
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Lonesome Lake

    4.5
    3.05 mi / 1027 ft gain
    The Franconia Notch area of New Hampshire has many roadside adventures to go on, bringing in thousands of visitors every year, but my favorite place in the notch is Lonesome Lake. At 3 miles, the hike is easy enough for the whole family, but most people visiting the notch stick to the roadside a...
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe to Lonesome Lake

    3.1 mi / 1013 ft gain
    The best place to park when doing this hike in the winter is at the Lafayette Campground. The campground and parking lot are typically empty in the cold winter months, aside from occasional cross-country skiers on the Pemigewasset bike path. The Lafayette campground parking lot is directly access...
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  • Warren, Vermont

    Explore Warren Falls

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    Warren Falls is a popular local swimming hole just outside of Warren, VT on Route 100. You can access the falls by driving south on Route 100 from Warren (it's 3.5 miles south on the right hand side) or north from Granville on Route 100. The parking lot is clearly marked with a sign and ample par...
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Camping and Lodging in Groton

Littleton / Franconia Notch KOA Holiday
Lisbon, New Hampshire

Littleton / Franconia Notch KOA Holiday

Union Village Dam Picnic Area (Vt)
Thetford, Vermont

Union Village Dam Picnic Area (Vt)

Russell Pond Campground
Woodstock, New Hampshire

Russell Pond Campground

Lincoln / Woodstock KOA Holiday
Thornton, New Hampshire

Lincoln / Woodstock KOA Holiday

Twin Mountain / Mt. Washington KOA Holiday
Carroll, New Hampshire

Twin Mountain / Mt. Washington KOA Holiday

Big Rock
Lincoln, New Hampshire

Big Rock

Guides, Insights and Stories from Groton

Visit the Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Vermont

Visit the Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Vermont

Tara Schatz

Explore the Mountains of Vermont on a Route 100 Road Trip

Explore the Mountains of Vermont on a Route 100 Road Trip

Tara Schatz

Top 5 Adventures in Vermont

Top 5 Adventures in Vermont

The Outbound Collective

Winter Camping Recipe: Fire Charred Eggplant Sabich

Winter Camping Recipe: Fire Charred Eggplant Sabich

Emily Hlaváč Green

Life on the Long Trail: An Expedition through Vermont's Green Mountains

Life on the Long Trail: An Expedition through Vermont's Green Mountains

Aaron Ibey

8 Ways to Develop Outdoor Skills on a Gap Year

8 Ways to Develop Outdoor Skills on a Gap Year

Julia Rogers