As the snow melts please be aware that many trails on state-owned land may be closed to limit damage during the wet season. For more details, visit the VT State Department of Forests and Parks website.
For additional trails, trail status details, and more info visit TrailFinder.info
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
Guided Hikes by Spruce Peak Outfitters
For April 10-June 18, 2023
For all hikes your guide will have bug spray, sunscreen, and a first aid kit to share. Included in the price is hiking poles. Guests must bring their own water, proper shoes, and layers. Cameras optional, but highly recommended.
Spruce Loop Hike
- Take a tour of our community This 1 – 2 mile tour begins near The Spa and spans around the Spruce Peak Community
- Easy Hike. All ages welcome. Participants under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- $30 per person
- Take a tour of our community and learn about the flora and fauna!
- Participants must be over the age of 12.
- $30 per person
Barnes Camp Boardwalk
This wheel-chair accessible, wooden boardwalk 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 - Currently Closed for Mud Season
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
For more trails, maps, and open status information visit TrailFinder.info
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.
Page last updated 5/23/2022