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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

Scheduled Guided Hikes - Summer 2021

Let us guide you through nature. All guided hikes require pre-registration by 6:00pm the day prior.
Call Spruce Peak Outfitters at 802-760-4061 or email for reservations.
Weather dependent - subject to cancellation.

The Spruce Loop 

Complimentary for Lodge Guests. Offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00am.
Take a tour around our community and the surrounding forests, streams, and bridges. This 1-2 mile tour begins near The Spa and spans around the community. No experience necessary. 
Rated Easy - 50-minutes.

Hazelton Trail Guided Hike

$55 per personOffered Sundays at 11:00am, Thursdays at 2:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm
Take this steady, 1.6-mile guided hike up to the Mt Mansfield ridgeline for spectacular views. Pass stream beds and wildlife on your journey to get the chance to experience the rare Alpine Tundra of Mt Mansfield found on only 3 mountains in all of Vermont.
Rated Intermediate - 2.5hours.

Java Hike

$20 per personOffered Wednesdays at 8:00am
Start the day off bright and early! Our Java Hike starts with a stop at the Beanery for a fresh brewed coffee, to sip and energize on a short hike to take in the morning air.
Rated Easy - 50min

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Recommended Trails

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 

Bingham Falls

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

Sterling Pond

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 - Currently Closed for Mud Season

Hellbrook Trail

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


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Not sure of the best trails for your skill level? Call 802.760.4061 to speak to our Spruce Peak Outfitters team for personal recommendations. 

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For stays through September 30, 2021

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