Bike Trails in Vermont

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  • Alburg Recreational Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder

    Nestled in the remote, lake-filled region of northwestern Vermontjust a few miles from the Canadian borderis the short and easy-to-overlook Alburg Recreational Rail-Trail. But you won't want to miss this 3.5-mile trail. It is a birder's ...
  • Colchester Bayside to Village Path

    State: VT
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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  • Essex Bike Paths

    State: VT
    Length: 4.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Essex Bike Paths comprise two segments on the northeast side of Essex Junction Village, forming a spiderweb of paved routes throughout neighborhoods and a shopping mall near the intersection of State Routes 15 and 289. From the southwest ...
  • Ethan Allen Park Trails

    State: VT
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    Ethan Allen Park has more than 4 miles of woodland trails, making nested loops around the scenic park and offering views of the Green Mountains. The Adirondacks and Lake Champlain are visible from a lookout tower (opening times vary throughout ...
  • Island Line Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    One of New England's most visited and spectacular rail-trails, the Island Line Trail (formerly known as the Burlington Bikeway) skirts the waterfront in the hip college town of Burlington, strings together a series of shoreline parks and offers ...
  • Marshall Avenue Bike Path

    State: VT
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Marshall Avenue Bike Path provides a nice nonmotorized route for linking neighborhoods with shopping in the Burlington suburb of Williston. The trail runs between Maple Tree Place and S. Brownell Road along busy Marshall Avenue. Where Marshall ...
  • Millstone Hill West Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast

    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 ...
  • Missisquoi Valley Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 26.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Winding northeast from St. Albans to Richford, just south of the Vermont–Québec border, the Missisquoi Valley Rail-Trail affords visitors direct access to northwest Vermont dairy country. In winter, hardy users take to the 26.1-mile route on ...
  • Montpelier Recreation Path (Winooski Path)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Niquette Bay State Park - Allen Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    Niquette Bay State Park has a series of trails, most of which are open to foot traffic and cross-country skiers only. Bikes are allowed on the Allen Trail, which runs between the parking area and the lakeshore. The rest of the forested paths ...
  • Riverside Avenue Bike Path

    State: VT
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Riverside Avenue Bike Path parallels Riverside Avenue (on the north side) between Winooski Avenue and Mill Street at Colchester Avenue bridge. The path provides an off-road route for those wanting to cross town or link to other area trails, ...
  • Route 127 Path

    State: VT
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Route 127 Path parallels State Route 127 between Ethan Allen Park and Manhattan Drive in Burlington's Old North End. The path links suburbs and parks, and passes by the Ethan Allen Homestead, which features a museum and year-round events ...
  • South Barre Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • South Burlington Rec Paths

    State: VT
    Length: 21.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The South Burlington Rec Path actually forms a network of paved paths through the city. From urban landscapes to countryside views, the paths offer a variety for commuters and recreationists alike. Cycle, jog or walk the path system to access ...
  • Three Rivers Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Three Rivers Bike Path in St. Johnsbury is the easternmost completed section of what will become the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, a developing trail network that will stretch across northern Vermont for 93 miles from St. Johnsbury to Swanton. This ...
  • Toonerville Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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, ...
  • Williston Village Bike Paths

    State: VT
    Length: 3.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Williston Bike Paths provide off-road routes throughout the village for linking schools, neighborhoods, parks and some shopping. The various segments themselves are not linked to one another but do connect with sidewalks and some short on-road ...