Best Snowshoeing in Vermont

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Vermont (learn more about Top Trails). Use this list to plan your next Vermont snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Mount Olga Trail


Why climb a mountain? “Because it’s there” is the famous answer. “Because of the views” is the answer for climbing the small, but fire-tower-view heavy 2,415-foot Mount Olga in southern Vermont’s Moll…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Wilmington, VT - Snowshoeing - 2.3 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#2. Faulkner Trail


The top of Mount Tom’s south peak in winter offers a splendid panorama of central Vermont and the upper Connecticut River Valley into New Hampshire. Even from a wooden semicircular bench by Woodstock’…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Woodstock, VT - Snowshoeing - 3.2 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#3. Burrows Trail


The Green Mountain Club estimates some 20,000 people ascend to the top of Camel’s Hump each year. The hike to its 4,083-foot summit is popular in summer, and snowshoeing and skiing on the mountain hav…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Huntington Center, VT - Snowshoeing - 4.8 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#4. Nebraska Notch


Vermont’s most famous face may be its highest peak—Mount Mansfield. At 4,393 feet its ridge looks a bit like a human profile, and specific features are given names of human parts, like nose, chin, for…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Underhill Center, VT - Snowshoeing - 4.3 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#5. Camel's Hump View Trail


It is not too often the word easy is used in conjunction with Camel’s Hump. Vermont’s hunchback of winter, the 4,063-foot-high peak is one of the state’s most prominent features and is also a summit d…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Waterbury, VT - Snowshoeing - 1 mile   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#6. Big Bear Loop


Time appears to stand still in the quaint community of Grafton, Vermont. Nestled in southeastern Vermont among farms and forest, the little town of 600 once subsisted on farming and logging. But the G…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Grafton, VT - Snowshoeing - 4.7 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#7. Old Railroad Bed / West River Trail


Though the railroad that once ran alongside the white-capped West River was called “36 miles of trouble,” the flat and scenic section that you access through Jamaica State Park is anything but trouble…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Jamaica, VT - Snowshoeing - 4.6 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#8. Grout Pond Loop Trail


The loop around Grout Pond is like a pizza with your favorite top-pings. Throw in a tiny slice of Vermont’s state-long cross-country trail, add a handful of small rolling dips, toss in views of alpine…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Stratton, VT - Snowshoeing - 4.8 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#9. Little River State Park Trail


Even in winter, the siren song of the Ben and Jerry’s ice cream factory tour is tough to resist! That, and the fact that Stowe is just up the road-a road that’s filled with all manner of other treats,…
From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: New England"
Waterbury, VT - Snowshoeing - 4 miles   
Published by The Mountaineers Books

#10. Edson Hill


The adage what goes up must come down was never more true than at the Edson Hill Manor XC Touring Center. The 15 miles of trails have something for every level of skier, but for those wanting to exert…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Stowe, VT - Snowshoeing - 4 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#11. Hogback Trail


Vermont’s Green Mountain National Forest is divided in two, with northern and southern sections. The 20,000 acres that make up the northern part, called Moosalamoo, is home to more than 60 miles of gr…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Goshen, VT - Snowshoeing - 3.8 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#12. Wiessner Woods


The choices of where to ski and snowshoe in Stowe seem endless. For a fee, use the network of interconnected trails among the four touring centers in the valley. If flat is the word of the day, use th…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Stowe, VT - Snowshoeing - 2 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#13. Griffith Lake and Baker Peak Trail


“This is the coolest thing I’ve ever done!" proclaimed our friend Nancy, virgin snowshoe trekker, as she took on the Lake Trail to Baker Peak. Nance was hooked. Indeed, we couldn’t have planned a bett…
From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: New England"
South End, VT - Snowshoeing - 8.1 miles   
Published by The Mountaineers Books

#14. Mountain Top Inn Trail


Bet they don’t get much drive-by traffic here! The last you’ll see of civilization is a Civil War statue and a few lonesome homes. From there, you go up, up, up, to a sprawling inn that once hosted Pr…
From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: New England"
Proctor, VT - Snowshoeing - 6 miles   
Published by The Mountaineers Books

#15. Slayton Pasture Cabin / Haul Road Loop


The hills above Stowe are alive with cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the Trapp Family Lodge. The 35 miles of groomed trails (snowshoers are welcome on all of them plus about 4 miles of their o…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Stowe, VT - Snowshoeing - 7.2 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#16. Lost Horizon Loop


The Mountain Top Inn gets high ratings from the cross-country community for its plentiful and challenging terrain. But first, let’s get something straight: This isn’t golf course skiing. If flat is wh…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Chittendon, VT - Snowshoeing - 8.5 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#17. Stowe Recreation Path


Stowe and skiing go hand-in-hand. Though the area is known for its diverse alpine slopes, four groomed cross-country ski networks, and miles of backcountry adventures, as well as home to the state’s h…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Stowe, VT - Snowshoeing - 10.6 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#18. Osmore Pond Loop


Though only about a half hour’s drive from places like the state capital of Montpelier and St. Johnsbury, Groton State Forest has a remote feel to it. The forest is used by hikers, naturalists, snowmo…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Marshfield, VT - Snowshoeing - 3.3 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#19. Little Michigan / Stone Place Trails Loop


Skiers and snowshoers looking for a 10-mile network of challenging trails in southern Vermont should head to the rural village of Landgrove and the Mountain Valley Trails Association area in the Green…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Landgrove, VT - Snowshoeing - 4 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#20. Birch Pond Loop


Ski by a wide, open field with views of the hills of New York and stop to watch horses eat some hay. Snowshoe by a handsome farm and watch the cattle eating. Enter into a maple grove and see the taps…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Vermont & New Hampshire"
Rupert, VT - Snowshoeing - 3.5 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing