Whether you hike to the top or gaze at the silhouette from a distance, the distinguishable Camels Hump is a glorious sight. A popular spot for a 6-mile hike, the views from the top are worth the sore muscles you may have later. Not looking for a strenuous hike? Try one of these
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Camels Hump is Vermont's third highest peak.
Camels Hump (alternatively Camel's Hump) is Vermont's third-highest mountain at 4,083 feet and is our highest undeveloped peak.
Because of its distinctive profile, it is perhaps the state's most recognized mountain, featured on the state quarter.
With views from the top like this...
The rolling green humps certainly earns its name as part of the Green Mountain range.
Camel Hump is one of the most beautiful places in Vermont and its summit offers glorious views of the rolling forest hills beneath.
Among the first trails along the famous Long Trail.
The hiking trails on Camel's Hump were among the first cut in the Long Trail system, and Camel's Hump remains a popular summit for both through and day-hiking.
This area is a must visit during fall foliage.
X marks the spot.
The panoramic views are spectacular.
Check out one of the markers that you can only find after a trek to the top.
A magnificent place for sunsets.
Whether you're gazing at its profile, or hiking at sunset, Camels Hump is a little slice of paradise.
On a clear day you can see the highest peaks of Mount Marcy in New York, Mount Washington in New Hampshire and Vermont's tallest mountain, Mount Mansfield.
The scenery from the top isn't the only thing that makes Camels Hump such a popular hike.
There are streams and falls along the steep, but rewarding, hike up.
There are loads of trails and places to explore.
You'll love the many surprises that await.
The photo ops are plentiful!
Whether you're at the top or at one of the many lookouts along the way...
Camels Hump is a wonderful place to experience in Vermont.