The Best Backpacking in Williston

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Top backpacking spots in and near Williston

  • 2221-2573 Stevensville Road, Vermont

    Hike to Butler Lodge

    3.6 mi / 1630 ft gain
    This is a gorgeous, 3.6 mile hike that is doable year round (but may require snowshoes in the winter). Butler Lodge is a historical paradise - originally built in 1933, the cabin was rebuilt in 2000 by some Green Mountain Club Volunteers. Butler Lodge is now a year-round shelter for hikers. There...
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  • Duxbury, Vermont

    Hike to the Camel's Hump Summit

    4.8
    6.8 mi / 2600 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 be...
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  • Lincoln, Vermont

    The Long Trail / Monroe Skyline (Gap to Gap)

    10.43 mi / 2283 ft gain
    The Long Trail / Monroe Skyline (Gap to Gap) is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Waitsfield, Vermont.
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  • Keene, New York

    Cascade-Porter-Blueberry Hiking Trail

    9.54 mi / 3530 ft gain
    Cascade-Porter-Blueberry Hiking Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Backpack the Dix Range

    4.5
    17 mi
    Day 1The trail begins about a mile past the intersection of Rt. 73 and Rt. 9 just east of a bridge over the North Fork Boquet River. Note: this trail is unmarked, so be sure to have an accurate map of the area. I recommend going to The Mountaineer store in Keene Valley and asking one of the cler...
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Dix Mountain via Dix Trail

    13.13 mi / 3648 ft gain
    Dix Mountain via Dix Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Roaring Brook and Washbowl Loop

    4.88 mi / 2579 ft gain
    Roaring Brook and Washbowl Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Great Range Traverse

    18.62 mi / 7014 ft gain
    Great Range Traverse is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Keene, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    The Wolfjaws via Range Trail and John's Brook Trail

    15.6 mi / 4813 ft gain
    The Wolfjaws via Range Trail and John's Brook Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Roaring Brook Lookout, Giant Mountain, Giant Washbowl Loop

    7.21 mi / 3271 ft gain
    Roaring Brook Lookout, Giant Mountain, Giant Washbowl Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    HG Leach Trail to Colvin Trail to Lake Road Loop

    18.13 mi / 6073 ft gain
    HG Leach Trail to Colvin Trail to Lake Road Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Backpack Nippletop, Indian Head, Gothics

    5.0
    20 mi / 3473 ft gain
    We completed this loop over the course of 3 days in late June, however for those who pack extraordinarily light and/or travel extraordinarily fast, this loop could be completed in 2 days. There are also a plethora of trail intersections to either extend or shorten your loop to different preferenc...
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Upper and Lower Wolfjaw Trail

    11.25 mi / 3747 ft gain
    Upper and Lower Wolfjaw Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Sawteeth via the Scenic Route

    13.41 mi / 3248 ft gain
    Sawteeth via the Scenic Route is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Armstrong Mountain via Weld Trail

    14.84 mi / 3911 ft gain
    Armstrong Mountain via Weld Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Bear Den Trail to Dial Mountain and Nippletop

    12.73 mi / 3914 ft gain
    Bear Den Trail to Dial Mountain and Nippletop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Keene Valley, New York.
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