Stowe, Vermont

Top Spots in and near Stowe

  • 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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  • Stowe, Vermont

    Hike to Bingham Falls

    4.0
    0.5 mi
    Hiking to Bingham Falls is rewarding for many reasons; people not only come to see the falls, but also to swim in the refreshing, icy cold swimming holes as well. The main falls are tucked away along the walls of a deep, rocky gorge that has been formed naturally over time. At the base of these ...
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  • Stowe, Vermont

    Mt. Mansfield via the Long Trail

    5.0
    5.27 mi / 2743 ft gain
    There are several options to reach the summit of Mount Mansfield. The Toll Road (which, appropriately, has a toll to use it), the Laura Cowles trail, the Sunset Ridge trail, Haselton Trail, the Hellbrook Trail… The most popular trail from the east side of the mountain, however, is the section o...
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  • Cambridge, Vermont

    Sterling Pond Trail

    5.0
    2.28 mi / 876 ft gain
    Sterling Pond trail begins across the street from a parking area on Route 108, about 3 miles south of Smugglers' Notch Resort. Keep in mind that the road is closed to vehicles once the snow falls, so if you want to hike this area in the winter, you'll have to park about 40 minutes away and hike ...
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  • Cambridge, Vermont

    Spruce Peak and Sterling Pond Loop

    5.0
    3.38 mi / 1204 ft gain
    If you're in New England during September or early October, a drive up north into Vermont is an absolute must for prime fall foliage. I-89 brings you through the state from I-93, and is in itself a beautifully scenic drive. Stowe, Vermont is a small ski resort town located just outside of Mt. Man...
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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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  • 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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  • Jericho, Vermont

    Americana and Mobbs Hill Loop

    4.0
    2.83 mi / 515 ft gain
    Americana and Mobbs Hill Loop is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Jericho, Vermont.
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  • Huntington, Vermont

    Camel's Hump Summit via the Burrows Trail

    4.0
    4.4 mi / 2228 ft gain
    This adventure takes you up the Burrows Trail from the Huntington side of Camel's Hump. There are multiple trails to the summit, but this trail is the shortest. It is 2.4 miles to the summit with 2300' elevation gain. The trailhead is accessed from the aptly named Camel's Hump Road out of Huntin...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bristol, Vermont

    Bartlett Falls

    5.0
    The 14 foot falls plunge into a deep pool, perfect for cliff jumping. There is even a shallow end for younger children. Always take caution when cliff jumping. Make sure your path is clear of rocks.  Direction: Turn east on Lincoln Gap Road from Rt. 116 a mile north of Bristol. The falls are vis...
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  • 324 State Park Road, Vermont

    Hike to Mount Philo

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 538 ft gain
    Mount Philo is a great hike year-round with incredible views from the summit. Starting from the bottom, the right hand portion of the loop is ‘paved,’ while the left hand portion is more of a traditional trail hiking experience. Dogs are allowed on this trail, but must be kept on leash. Take caut...
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  • Granville, Vermont

    Photograph Moss Glen Falls

    4.5
    While enjoying some of Vermont's most beautiful fall foliage along Route 100, be sure to stop and photograph Moss Glen Falls. Located approximately 3 miles outside of Granville, Vermont, Moss Glen can be found right along the roadside, making these falls easily accessible. There is a large parkin...
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  • 6385 Vermont 5A, Vermont

    Hike to Mount Pisgah

    4.0
    4.1 mi / 1597 ft gain
    The hike to Mount Pigsah is 4.1 miles out and back, just outside of Westmore, Vermont. The trail is most commonly used from March through October, but some people traffic this trail in the winter with crampons and sturdy hiking boots. This is an incredibly dog friendly trail.  Be aware that there...
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  • Essex, New York

    Deep Water Solo at The Palisades on Lake Champlain

    Free soloing gets a lot of hype in the climbing world. No surprise, you're putting your life at risk basically. But, as climbers haven't you wanted to experience free soloing? You can, and you can take away some of the risk/death aspects of it by deep water soloing. This rare form of climbing can...
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Camping and Lodging in Stowe

Moosalamoo Campground
Salisbury, Vermont

Moosalamoo Campground

Littleton / Franconia Notch KOA Holiday
Lisbon, New Hampshire

Littleton / Franconia Notch KOA Holiday

Guides, Insights and Stories from Stowe

8 Ways to Develop Outdoor Skills on a Gap Year

8 Ways to Develop Outdoor Skills on a Gap Year

Julia Rogers

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