Haystack Mountain is a kid and dog friendly hike, enjoyable for the whole family.

The Haystack Mountain Trail is a 3.9 mile hike in Green Mountain National Forest. The trail is shared by hikers and runners. On sunny days, the views at the top are incredible. The trail is open for use year-round, but is best enjoyed during spring blooms or fall colors. The trail is well maintained and easy to follow. 

Pack List

  • Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes
  • Water
  • Sun protection 
  • Layers
  • Snack
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RT Distance 3.9 Miles
Elevation Gain 1003 Feet
Activities Running, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly


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