Vermont September 03, 2017
9 Glorious Waterfront Trails In Vermont To Take On A Summer Day
The warm weather isn’t gone yet, so it’s time to lace up those hiking boots and enjoy the great outdoors! These waterfront trails in VT offer great views and sometimes you’ll find things like balancing rocks and giant waterfalls. Let’s take a look at a few of our favorite treks in Vermont that are along the water if you want to cool down.
1. Sterling Pond Trail
This 2.5 mile trail in Jeffersonville is a moderate challenge, but the scenery is totally worth the trip!
2. Silver Lake Trail
A 5.2 mile loop around the lovely Silver Lake in Barnard is pure magic. Bring the pups, but they have to remain on leash.
3. Mount Elmore
Next to the lovely lake in Elmore is a great mountain hike. You'll find things like a wonderful fire tower and this balancing rock.
4. Abbey Pond
A 4 mile trail in Middlebury that has more than just a beautiful pond to see, check out these cascades!
5. Red Rocks Park
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Head to South Burlington for relatively easy and flat trails. Be sure to check out the little beach - it's amazing!
6. Grout Pond
Take this easy 2.7 mile loop in West Wardsboro for an enjoyable hike for all skill levels. It's part of the gorgeous Green Mountain National Forest.
7. Lye Brook Wilderness Trail
A 2 mile hike on the Lye Brook Wilderness Trail will bring you to the stunning Lye Brook Falls in Manchester. The waterfall is a 125-foot fall and is one of the tallest in Vermont.
8. Glen Lake Trail
Located in the Bomoseen State Park, the Glen Lake Trail is great for all skill levels. It's 4.5 miles of gorgeous sights that everyone will love.
9. Kettle Pond
Whether you take the 2.9 mile loop Kettle Pond Trail or the short but steep hike to Owl's Head Lookout, Kettle Pond in Groton is surely a beautiful sight.