The possibilities around The Lodge are astounding. Enjoy a relaxing walk on a nature path or a challenging Mount Mansfield summit. A fifteen minute hike or a full day adventure is at your fingertips within a short walk or drive of the lodge. Lace up and enjoy the experience at these popular Vermont vacation spots.Iconic Hikes Guide
The Spruce Loop
Head out The Spa doors onto the plaza and start your journey at the wooden foot bridge. Follow the signs through Spruce Peak Pathways to quickly lose yourself in a pocket oasis. Follow rivers, cross bridges, run up a hill, or sit by a cascading waterfall.
Rated Easy - 1.8miles
Barnes Camp Boardwalk
This wheel-chair accessible, wooden boadwalk weaves through beaver-built swamps and ponds, complete with educational panels, towars a breathtaking view of Smuggler's Notch
Rated Easy - Wheelchair Accessible 600ft
The Stowe Rec Path
Perfect for both cycling and casual walks, this paved path criss-crosses the town of Stowe allowing for a self-guided tour of such popular spots as Idletyme Brewing and Stowe Cider.
Rated Easy - 5.3miles total
Wind through the rocky forest to a pristine 40-foot cascading waterfall with deep gorges - a perfect destination for warm summer days.
Rated Moderate - 0.5miles
A beautiful option for a half-day hike, this well-maintained section of the famous Long Trail takes you past a beautiful mountain pond and numerous scenic photo spots.
Rated Moderate - Loops range from 2 to 3.4miles
Take this steady, uphill highke to the Mt Mansfield ridgeline for spectacular views.
Rated Difficult - 1.6 miles with elevation change of 1,600ft
The most direct, steepest, and difficult trail to the summit of Mt. Mansfield, Hellbrook is often thought as the most challenging hiking trail in the state of Vermont.
Rated Extremely Difficult - 2 miles to summit with elevation gail of 2,600ft
Not sure of the best trails for your skill level? Call 802.760.4061 to speak to our Spruce Peak Outfitters team!