Vermont Hikes - Top Five

Mount Mansfield: Sunset Ridge Trail
Location: About 17 miles east of Burlington and 22 miles NW of Montpelier
Also listed as 69th best hike in the U.S. in the 2005 ranking

Camel’s Hump: Forestry, Dean and Long Trails Loop
Location: Between Burlington and Montpelier, south of I-89

Mount Ascutney: Weathersfield Trail
Location: About 20 miles south of White River Junction, just west of the Connecticut River

Appalachian Trail: Glastenbury Mountain
Location: Off of Route 7,  about 10 miles north of Bennington

Killington Peak: Bucklin Trail
Location: About 7 miles east of Rutland

Honorable Mention:

Mount Equinox: Burr & Burton Trail
Location: Southwestern Vermont, immediately west of the village of Manchester

Jay Peak
Location: Northern Vermont, 25 minutes west of Newport, about 15 minutes from Canadian border at North Troy.

Appalachian Trail: Killington Peak – North
Location: East of Rutland, in Killington.
Lye Brook Wilderness
Location: Between Bennington and Rutland, just east of Manchester Center

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