9 Kid-Friendly Hikes In Vermont That Take 30 Minutes Or Less

If you’re short on time but still looking for an outdoor escape for the family, the following nine best hikes in Vermont are easy and kid-friendly. Each one can be accomplished in 30 minutes or less while giving you a taste of the great outdoors. Extend your day by lingering at these gorgeous locations for even more fun activities.

Add some of these easy kid-friendly hikes to your list. They’re a great way to get the whole family outdoors. If you love a trail with a great pay-off, take one of these waterfall hikes in Vermont.

And if you’ve been searching for “hiking trails near me,” then you’ll want to check out this list of scenic hikes in Vermont.

Which other easy hikes in Vermont have you done? Let us know below in the comments. We love reading about your hiking experiences in Vermont.

Address: Burton Island State Park, 2714 Hathaway Point Rd, St Albans City, VT 05478, USA
Address: Niquette Bay, 274 Raymond Rd, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
Address: Brighton State Park, 102 State Park Rd, Island Pond, VT 05846, USA
Address: Waterbury Center State Park, 177 Reservoir Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, USA
Address: Button Bay State Park, 5 Button Bay State Park Rd, Vergennes, VT 05491, USA
Address: Woodford State Park, 142 State Park Rd, Woodford, VT 05201, USA
Address: Fort Dummer State Park, 517 Old Guilford Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
Address: Molly Stark State Park, 705 VT-9 East, Wilmington, VT 05363, USA
Address: Elmore State Park, 856 VT-12, Elmore, VT 05661, USA
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Best hikes in Vermont

April 14, 2022

What are the most beautiful beaches in Vermont?

Some might think that Vermont only has mountains, hiking trails, and swimming holes. However, you can’t forget about its beaches. In fact, Vermont offers some wonderfully pristine and gorgeous sandy beaches for the entire family to enjoy. Check out this article about Vermont’s best beaches. For a quick summary of the article, we recommend visiting the Sandbar State Park in Milton, Leddy Park in Burlington, and Thayer Beach in Colchester to get started. All of the listed beaches are ideal to visit during the summer and fall months.

What are the most scenic towns in Vermont to visit?

To give an answer to this question is sure to upset some and please others due to its subjective nature. But, with that being said, here are our picks for the five most scenic towns in Vermont that you should visit: 1. Manchester; 2. Woodstock; 3. Grafton; 4. Stowe; 5. Shelburne.

Of course, there are many other scenic and worthy towns to visit around the state. If you are still interested in finding more picturesque towns in Vermont, check out our list of the 17 most picturesque towns in Vermont. Let us know which ones you think are the most beautiful and which small towns you plan to visit.

What are the most beautiful hikes in Vermont?

In our opinion, Vermont has some of the best hiking trails and nature spots in all of New England. If we had to choose just one hiking trail in the state, our pick has to be the summit hike to Mt. Mansfield’s peak, which provides some of the most breathtaking views in all of Vermont. If you are interested in hiking Mt. Mansfield, we recommend taking the Sunset Ridge Trail. The trail is well marked and it’s easily accessible from Underhill State Park. Some other spectacularly beautiful hikes that are worth considering include Mount Pisgah Trail, Camel’s Hump Trail, and Lye Brook Falls Trail. Happy hiking!

Address: Burton Island State Park, 2714 Hathaway Point Rd, St Albans City, VT 05478, USA
Address: Niquette Bay, 274 Raymond Rd, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
Address: Brighton State Park, 102 State Park Rd, Island Pond, VT 05846, USA
Address: Waterbury Center State Park, 177 Reservoir Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, USA
Address: Button Bay State Park, 5 Button Bay State Park Rd, Vergennes, VT 05491, USA
Address: Woodford State Park, 142 State Park Rd, Woodford, VT 05201, USA
Address: Fort Dummer State Park, 517 Old Guilford Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
Address: Molly Stark State Park, 705 VT-9 East, Wilmington, VT 05363, USA
Address: Elmore State Park, 856 VT-12, Elmore, VT 05661, USA