This ride rolls over a series of moderate north-south ridges from Middlebury, before leveling out near the shores of the long Lake Champlain; along the way it passes cow pastures, cranberry bogs, a state park, swimming and camping, a maritime museum, and a waterfowl preserve.
In October the skies sound with ducks and geese flying south. If you like horses, stop to visit the Morgan Horse Farm in Weybridge. Terrain: fairly hilly for first 8 miles, then mostly flat to Vergennes. Mildly rolling hills from Vergennes to Middlebury. Traffic/Safety: traffic is generally light except in Middlebury and Vergennes, with increases during the usual commuting times. There are two brief encounters with busier Rte. 22A, be prepared to pull over for trucks while on it.
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