Vernal Path is a hiking trail in Melrose, Massachusetts. It is within Sewall Woods Park. It is 207 feet long and begins at 125 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet. The Pine Grove wood, the Vernal Pool marsh, and the Charcoal Rock and Great Bumpy Rock are near the trailhead. There are also a cliff and a wetland. The trail ends near the Lightning Tree and the Lookout Cliff.