Historic Downtown


A small group of people play instruments under a wooden pavilion outside.
A lit up storefront on a snowy night.

Hardwick, Vermont

This up-and-coming foodie town is an outdoor recreation destination, located directly on the 93-mile Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. A bridge spans a river that cuts through the downtown, adding texture and scenic beauty to the streetscape. Hardwick is home to a rich granite quarrying history and its railroad was charged with bringing stone from the quarries to the nearby finishing shops.

 People walk a dog on a leash on a gravel path in the summer.
Two people snowmobile down a snowy path.

Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

New England’s longest rail trail connects 18 communities throughout northern Vermont from St. Johnsbury to Swanton. A shuttle makes it easy to plan to bike or walk the whole trail or just a section at a time. Fully accessible, the trail offers 93 miles’ worth of scenic views.

People gathered under a pavilion and in the grass with a tent and food truck.

Hardwick Farmers Market 

Fridays May-Oct.

Food trucks, local growers, artists, and vendors, and live music brighten Hardwick’s Granite Street each Friday.

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