Vermont is one of the most beautiful places in the United States and if you are looking to explore this state then hiking is a great way to do it. There are so many hiking trials throughout Vermont that it can be hard to decide which one you are going to try out first. Some of the best places to hike in Vermont are listed below..
Smugglers Notch State Park
There are a number of different trails that can be hiked along in the state park which makes it a good place to visit if you want to try some trails of varying difficulties. You are able to camp in the park which means you can spend a few days here exploring the different trials.
Cooley Glen – Emily Proctor Loop Trail
This is quite a strenuous trail that is 13 miles in length. Some people to choose to do this in one day but there are places you can camp overnight if you would rather do it over two days. The trial will take you over both Mount Roosevelt and Mount Wilson.
Hinesburg Town Forest
Hinesburg Town Forest is located in the foothills of the Green Mountains and so the trails here are a good choice for beginner and intermediate hikers as they are not that steep. One of the most popular trials in the forest is the Eagle Trail which takes you in a circular loop through the forest.
This is a five mile trail that is ideal for beginners. As you make your way around the trail you will get some fantastic views of the Fairfax Falls and you should definitely remember to take your camera with you. The best time of the year to visit this trail is between May and October when the weather will be more favorable.