Wheeler Mountain

Sutton, Vermont 05867

Wheeler Mountain

Wheeler Mountain Professional Review and Guide

"Wheeler Mountain is one of Vermont’s quickest hikes to panoramic views of the Northeast Kingdom landscape, including the spectacular fjordlike Lake Willoughby."

Wheeler Mountain Reviews

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6/24/2018
Hiked this trail on 06/16/18 - The trail-head is located about 4/10ths of a mile below the description in the three guidebooks (2013 - Best day Hikes in Vermont; 2014 - Hiking the Green Mountains; 2014 - AMC's Outdoors with Kids). The parking is now on the right hand side of the road heading in from Rte 5. There is room for many more cars than the previous location. As a result of the relocation, the trail is considerably longer (according to those who have hiked there previously). The red trail no longer exists and with the relocation the white trail has also been relocated. It is now a well marked, blue blazed trail. The blue trail eventually catches up to the old white trail (now painted over with blue blazes to be consistent). The reward for doing this trail still remains the same as described and if you're lucky like we were, you'll get a chance to see Eagles floating their way around the mountain!
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Trail Information

Sutton
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
2.5
Distance
700 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
Summer and Winter
Season
USGS Sutton
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Sep 2018