Best Rail-Trails in Vermont

This list represents the most popular rail-trails in Vermont. Use this list to plan your next Vermont rail-trails trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Causeway Park Rail-Trail

    1 Reviews

    Colchester, VT

    Imagine traversing a path built of tons of marble and rock fill, allowing you to bike, walk, or wheelchair several miles onto Lake Champlain. The Causeway Park Rail-Trail is among the most remarkable ...
    •  3.2 miles
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    Imagine traversing a path built of tons of marble and rock fill, allowing you to bike, walk, or wheelchair several miles ...

  • #2 Burlington Waterfront Bikeway

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    Burlington, VT

    The best of Lake Champlain’s waterfront can be experienced on this bikeway. There are outdoor opportunities for people of all ages. Surface: Asphalt. Location: Chittenden County.
    •  7.5 miles
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    The best of Lake Champlain’s waterfront can be experienced on this bikeway. There are outdoor opportunities for people of ...

  • #3 Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail (South)

    1 Reviews

    West Pawlet, VT

    A lightly wooded trail through cornfields and meadows of wild-flowers. Surface: Original ballast, ranging from hard-packed cinder to gravel. Location: Rutland and Bennington Counties.
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A lightly wooded trail through cornfields and meadows of wild-flowers. Surface: Original ballast, ranging from hard-packed ...

  • #4 Central Vermont Rail-Trail

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    Saint Albans, VT

    You’ll need a sense of adventure to get the most from this trail, which is not yet fully developed. The stunning Vermont scenery, however, may lure people to the trail despite its rough surface. ...
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    You’ll need a sense of adventure to get the most from this trail, which is not yet fully developed. The stunning Vermont ...

  • #5 Montpelier and Wells River Rail-Trail

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    Montpelier, VT

    The Montpelier and Wells River Rail-Trail offers panoramic views of the Vermont mountains and is quite spectacular. But it may take some effort as the trail is at its best once you have traveled ...
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Montpelier and Wells River Rail-Trail offers panoramic views of the Vermont mountains and is quite spectacular. But it ...

  • #6 Beebe Spur Rail-Trail

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    Newport, VT

    The Beebe Spur Rail-Trail opened in 1999. It parallels Lake Memphremagog and takes its guests through some beautiful Vermont woods. Surface: Packed gravel. Location: Orleans County.
    •  4 miles
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    The Beebe Spur Rail-Trail opened in 1999. It parallels Lake Memphremagog and takes its guests through some beautiful Vermont ...

  • #7 Alburg Recreational Rail-Trail

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    Alburg, VT

    A short but superb trail nestled in the remote, lake-filled region of northwestern Vermont—just a few miles from the Canadian border. Several wildlife refuges are nearby. While the trail ...
    •  3.5 miles
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    A short but superb trail nestled in the remote, lake-filled region of northwestern Vermont—just a few miles from the Canadian ...

  • #8 Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail

    3 Reviews

    Rutland County, VT

    Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Poultney, Vermont. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at 464 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  4.7 miles

    Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Poultney, Vermont. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at 464 feet ...

  • #9 Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail

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    Saint Albans, VT

    You’ll need a sense of adventure to get the most from this trail, which is not yet fully developed. The stunning Vermont scenery, however, may lure people to the trail despite its rough surf ...
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    You’ll need a sense of adventure to get the most from this trail, which is not yet fully developed. The stunning Vermont ...

  • #10 Alburg Recreational Rail Trail

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    Alburg, VT

    This short but superb trail is nestled in the remote, lake-filled region of northwestern Vermont—just a few miles from the Canadian border. Several wildlife refuges are nearby. As the trail ...
    •  3.5 miles
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    This short but superb trail is nestled in the remote, lake-filled region of northwestern Vermont—just a few miles from the ...

  • #11 Montpelier and Wells River Rail Trail

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    Montpelier, VT

    The Montpelier and Wells River Rail Trail offers panoramic views of the Vermont mountains and is quite spectacular. But it may take some effort—the trail is at its best once you have traveled ...
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Montpelier and Wells River Rail Trail offers panoramic views of the Vermont mountains and is quite spectacular. But it ...

  • #12 Delaware & Hudson Rail Trail (South)

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    West Pawlet, VT

    A lightly wooded trail goes through cornfields and meadows of wildflowers.
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A lightly wooded trail goes through cornfields and meadows of wildflowers.

  • #13 Beebe Spur Rail Trail

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    Newport, VT

    The Beebe Spur Rail Trail opened in 1999. It parallels Lake Memphremagog and takes its guests through some beautiful Vermont woods.
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Beebe Spur Rail Trail opened in 1999. It parallels Lake Memphremagog and takes its guests through some beautiful Vermont ...

  • #14 Island Line Trail

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    Waterfront Park, VT

    Island Line Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Burlington, Vermont. It is within North Beach Park, Leddy Park, and Waterfront Park. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at 103 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  4.7 miles

    Island Line Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Burlington, Vermont. It is within North Beach Park, Leddy Park, and Waterfront ...