Burke Mountain

Burke, Vermont 05871

Burke Mountain

Burke Mountain Professional Review and Guide

"A drive-up summit with a network of trails to an observation tower and secondary peak. A solitary peak in the Northeast Kingdom’s southern tier, Burke Mountain is a special case. While a ramshackle trail runs from bottom to top, it also converges with an auto road that leads to a summit tower.

Is it better to hike or drive? That depends on your point of view. Overgrown vistas, a confusing route, and a 0.75-mile walk on a graded access road persuaded me that climbing the full height of this mountain wasn’t the best idea."

Burke Mountain Reviews

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Trail Information

Burke
Nearby City
0.2-1.4 miles
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, District V, 1229 Portland Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; (802) 751-0110
Local Contacts
USGS Burke Mountain quad
Local Maps

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Jul 2018