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 on-trail parking. It is part of a planned trail network called the Central Vermont Path, which will one day connect Barre, East Barre, Upper Westerville, upper Graniteville and Montpellier.
Parking and Trail Access
Directions from the junction of VT-16 and Rte 14 and to Barre City Elementary and Middle School (50 Parkside Terrace, Barre, VT 05641). Head north on Route 14 (Barre Rd.) for 0.8 miles, left turn on Parkside Terrace. School is on top of the hill and park on the right past the trail.
Short But Interesting
I normally ride my bike, but I was out of town and had some time so I tried jogging this short trail. I parked on the street at the north end and ran to the end and back in about 25 minutes. The trail hugs the side of the hill for its entire length offering ...