Vermont July 19, 2018
Wandering The Trails At This Fairy Tale Forest In Vermont Is Like Something From A Dream
Hiking can be a wonderful escape but when you stumble into a fairy tale forest, it takes on a dream-like quality. Wiessner Woods in Vermont is one of those magical places where time seems to stand still. Enjoy wandering the trails for a surreal experience.
Wiessner Woods is found in Stowe. The enchanting forest covers 79 acres and is protected by the Stowe Land Trust. Pass through a small meadow to reach the trailhead from the parking lot.
The forest canopy towers over your head as you walk along the network of trails. Hemlock, spruce, white pine, maple, beech and birch trees surround the well-marked paths.
Discover many surprises in these quiet woods. These trails are fantastic for kids as well as adults.
Find a cute little sugarhouse sitting among the lush greenery on the Sugar Shack Lane Trail.
Nearby, the Gnome Home is waiting with its delightful collection of characters.
Traverse small quaint footbridges that cross small babbling streams throughout the property.
Keep your eyes open for small vernal pools that are home to many colorful creatures.
Explore the cheerfully named trails in Wiessner Woods, there is something captivating around every twist and turn of the path.
Wiessner Woods is found off of Edson Hill Road in Stowe. Pass the entrance to Stowehof Inn and take the next drive on your right. Park in the lot and follow the signs to the trailhead. You can download a trail map or learn more about the trails
If this fairy tale forest looks good to you, you’ll also enjoy this
waterfall staircase hike and this secret garden path. You can join our Vermont Nature Lovers Group on Facebook to see more photos of stunning places to visit in the Green Mountain State.