Hike the Chin and Profanity Trails

Long Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

An excellent trek for experienced hikers hoping for a great workout.

The Long Trail to the Chin and Profanity Trail is a 3.8 mile hike, with 2765 feet of elevation gain. Prepare accordingly: this trail is best trafficked on a sunny day, when the trail is free from mud or slippery rocks and roots. Part of this trail involves some scrambling above a cliff edge. The summit is open and fairly flat, so there is lots of space to spread out, enjoy the views, and have a picnic lunch. 

The trail features beautiful views year-round, with gorgeous spring flowers and fall colors. Dogs are allowed on this trail, but bring a leash!


3.8 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

2765 ft Gain





Dog Friendly
Easy Parking

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Incorrect map.

The trail was re-routed in 2017 so it doesn’t hit 108 where shown. The Long Trail to Mt. Mansfield Chin, starts 1/2 mile east on 108, at Barnes Camp Visitor Center and Trailhead. Starts on the Barnes Camp side of the road across a boardwalk and eventually crosses 108.


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