This list represents the most popular cross-country skiing in Vermont. Use this list to plan your next Vermont cross-country skiing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Haystack Mountain
A relaxing half-day family hike to a southern Green Mountain summit overlooking Haystack Pond. A simple jaunt to a modest ...
#2 Red Rocks Park
South Burlington, VT
A short promenade along the shore of Lake Champlain.
#3 Causeway Park Rail-Trail
Imagine traversing a path built of tons of marble and rock fill, allowing you to bike, walk, or wheelchair several miles ...
#4 Burlington Waterfront Bikeway
The best of Lake Champlain’s waterfront can be experienced on this bikeway. There are outdoor opportunities for people of ...
#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 ...
#6 Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail (South)
West Pawlet, VT
A lightly wooded trail through cornfields and meadows of wild-flowers. Surface: Original ballast, ranging from hard-packed ...
#7 Maple Loop / Bolton Valley
Bolton Valley, VT
Bolton Valley is known to free-heelers for a couple of things. First, it’s the starting point for one of Vermont’s premier ...
#8 Stowe Mountain Ski Resort
Stowe Resort covers two mountains, Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak. Geographically, Mansfield and Spruce look like siblings ...
#9 Montpelier and Wells River Rail-Trail
The Montpelier and Wells River Rail-Trail offers panoramic views of the Vermont mountains and is quite spectacular. But it ...
#10 Central Vermont Rail-Trail
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 ...
#11 Robert Frost Interpretive Trail
The poet Robert Frost drank in inspiration from the woods, rivers, and mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire. Whether it ...
#12 Beebe Spur Rail-Trail
The Beebe Spur Rail-Trail opened in 1999. It parallels Lake Memphremagog and takes its guests through some beautiful Vermont ...
#13 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 ...
#14 Alburg Recreational Rail-Trail
A short but superb trail nestled in the remote, lake-filled region of northwestern Vermont—just a few miles from the Canadian ...
#15 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 ...
#16 Big Bear Loop
Time appears to stand still in the quaint community of Grafton, Vermont. Nestled in southeastern Vermont among farms and ...
#17 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 ...
#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 ...
#19 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 ...
#20 Indian Brook Park Loop
Circling Indian Brook Reservoir is like taking a leisurely stroll. It is not uncommon to meet locals out for a walk with ...
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