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  • RT Distance:

    7.2 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    2160 Feet

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Enjoy the best views of Bennington Vermont including the Bennington Battlefield Monument.

This trailhead parking and kiosk is newly constructed.  The trail starts off where the power lines cross the road.  Shortly after you will enter the woods and follow an old jeep trail to a high way underpass.  Upon exiting the tunnel you cross a power line corridor and proceed, crossing and following several brooks.  After climbing several switchbacks and traversing some old rockslides, the trail reaches White Rocks at 2.6 miles.  Be sure to explore this area.  A spring is passed at 3.1 miles and the junction with the West Ridge Trail is attained at 3.5 miles.  The summit is 0.1 miles further north (left) on the West Ridge Trail.  At this point you would retrace your steps.

After your hike enjoy lunch in beautiful Bennington and make a stop to see the Bennington Battlefield Monument up close!

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  • Hiking shoes
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Camera
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Rebecca Nichols Explorer

I hike to push my limits both mentally and physically, take in the beauty of the great outdoors, and just to get away from it all. Every chance I get you will find me in the mountains, on a kayak or ending my day by the campfire!

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