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Battell Woods Trail

5 miles
The Battell Woods Trail is a network of loops through the forest preserve, between US 7/SR 125 at the south end and Seminary Street Extension on the north end. The eastern-most segment of the trail forms part of the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM), ...
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Champlain Canalway Trail: Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail

9 miles
The Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail begins at the Feeder Dam in Glens Falls and follows the Hudson River through town to the Champlain Canal, then turns south toward Fort Edward. The 8-mile trail follows a portion of one of New York's few remaining ...
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Champlain Canalway Trail: Saratoga

1.5 miles
The Saratoga segment of the 71-mile Champlain Canalway Trail includes three disconnected segments near the Hudson River, from Stillwater Township to the town of Saratoga. The longest section is under 1 mile and goes through Saratoga National ...
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Champlain Canalway Trail: Schuylerville

2 miles
The Schuylerville segment of the 71-mile Champlain Canalway Trail rail runs between Schuyler House, past Lock 5 of the canal and does a loop around the island (Hudson Crossing Park). As of 2011, only about 17 miles of the Champlain Canalway ...
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Cheshire Rail Trail (Cheshire Branch Rail Trail)

32.8 miles
The Cheshire Rail Trail stretches for nearly 33 miles between Route 12 near Bookseller Road and the New Hampshire–Massachusetts state line at Route 12. In Keene, the trail includes a beautiful stone arch bridge over the Ashuelot River. There ...
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Cross Vermont Trail

30 miles
The Cross Vermont Trail (CVT) is a statewide route that links a number of Vermont trails and includes on-road sections. As of spring 2012, 30 miles of trail are built and scattered across the state. Each of these trails are listed below and ...
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Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail

23.5 miles
The Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail quietly rambles over the rolling hills and farmland of western Vermont along the state’s border with New York, dipping into its western neighbor at the community of Granville. It traces an old Delaware & Hudson ...
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East Branch Trail (VT)

5.1 miles
The East Branch Trail is a 5-mile ungroomed, backcountry pathway built on a former logging railroad bed in southern Vermont's Windham County. The remote, heavily wooded trail lies just north of the Searsburg Reservoir and Deerfield River in ...
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East Branch and Zealand Valley Railroad Hike

18 miles
Are you looking for a multi-day hike on beautiful rail-trails through pristine wilderness of the White Mountains? Look no further. At midpoint, the nearest road is 7 miles in either direction. Because of its isolation, this hike offers a quiet, ...
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Hoosic River Greenway

2.5 miles
The Hoosic River Greenway spans 2.5 miles along the river’s east bank through the Village of Hoosick Falls. The gravel pathway follows the former route of the Boston Hoosac Tunnel & Western Railway, which was formed in 1878. Today, the trail ...
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Lake Placid to Saranac Lake Bike Trail

8.6 miles
The Adirondack North Country Association has successfully applied for $796,575 in Transportation Enhancements Program funds to build a 9.1 mile bicycle and pedestrian trail that will link the communities of Lake Placid and Saranac Lake through ...

Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

93.2 miles
The Lamoille Valley Rail Trail is a growing trail network across northern Vermont that will one day stretch 93 miles between St. Johnsbury and Swanton. The trail is being built along the former route of the Lamoille Valley Railroad, which once ...
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Lye Brook Falls Trail

2.2 miles
The heavily wooded Lye Brook Falls Trail runs for 2 miles through the Lye Brook Wilderness of the Green Mountain National Forest near Manchester. The blue-blazed hiking trail follows the bed of a former logging railroad up a gradual slope paralleling ...
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Means Woods Trail

0.5 miles
The Means Woods Trail is a segment of the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM) and runs between Seminary Street Extension into Means Woods and the Aurora School off Peterson Terrace, east of the downtown Middlebury. Heading south from Seminary Street ...
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Millstone Hill West Bike Path

2.4 miles
The Millstone Hill West Bike Path connects the charming communities of Graniteville and Websterville in central Vermont. The trail is part of the Central Vermont Path, a proposed trail network to connect Barre, East Barre, Westerville, Graniteville ...
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Montpelier Recreation Path (Winooski Path)

1.7 miles
The Montpelier Recreation Path, which follows the Winooski River in downtown Montpelier, is currently divided into two paved pathways: Winooski West and Winooski East on either side of the North Branch River and Main Street. Collectively, they're ...
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Northern Rail Trail

58 miles
At 58 miles, the Northern Rail Trail spans Grafton and Merrimack counties and is the longest rail-trail in New Hampshire. The surface is cinder ballast in Grafton and 3/8” stone dust in Merrimack; both easily bikeable on hybrids or mountain ...
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Pisgah State Park Reservoir Trail

5 miles
Pisgah State Park includes over 13,300 acres of rough forested terrain, encompassing a complete watershed north of the Ashuelot River. Within the Cheshire County towns of Winchester, Chesterfield and Hinsdale, the park protects seven ponds (popular ...
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South Barre Bike Path

1 miles
The South Barre Bike Path is a paved trail approximately 1 mile long, running from Bridge Street in south Barre to Fairview Street in Barre City. The path passes the Barre City Elementary and Middle School, which is the location of the only ...
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Sugar River Trail

9.8 miles
Also known as the Sugar River Recreational Trail, this picturesque 9.8-mile path stretches from Newport to Claremont along the banks of the Sugar River. Wildlife is abundant amid the secluded woodlands. Stay alert to spot deer, rabbit, beaver, ...
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Toonerville Rail-Trail

3.1 miles
The Toonerville Rail-Trail (a.k.a. Springfield Greenway) spans 3 meticulously maintained miles from the downtown business district of Springfield southeast to the western bank of the Connecticut River at the Vermont–New Hampshire border. The ...
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Valley Trail

0.8 miles
The scenic Valley Trail currently runs nearly a mile through West Dover in southern Vermont on the outskirts of the Green Mountain National Forest. Plans call for continuing the trail further north to the Mount Snow Ski Area and south to Wilmington, ...
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Warren County Bikeway

10 miles
This trail is as smart as it is pretty. Signs that detail the area's history and appealing destinations accompany a scenic ride from Glens Falls into the resort town of Lake George, New York. Traveling by bicycle in either direction, you can ...
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West River Trail

16 miles
Following the floodplain of the West River Valley, the 16-mile West River Trail (a.k.a. Railroad Bed Trail) appeals to a wide range of trail users. The rail-trail has a nearly level surface, ideal for walkers, cyclists and equestrians, while ...
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Wright Park Trail

3.8 miles
Wright Park Trail forms a loop over nearly 4 miles (not all shown on the map) throughout the heavily wooded Wright Park. The White Circle Trail follows Otter Creek River, and along here you'll pass through a wetland and get scenic views of river ...
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