The Long Trail is a 272-mile hiking trail that stretches continuously from the Vermont-Massachusetts border to the Canadian border. The Green Mountain Club built it more than 100 years ago and maintains it to this day. GMC is the go-to source for hiking information in Vermont. They have maps, guidebooks, and expert advice to help you plan your next adventure, whether it’s an easy afternoon jaunt or an “End-to-End" thru-hike of the entire trail system.
HIKE VT IN WINTER
Whether you’re comfortable in snowshoes or a hiking novice, we have winter trail recommendations for all ability levels around the state.
TRAIL MAPS & GUIDES
Vermont is notorious for its spotty cell phone reception, so make sure you have what you need to explore safely.
NEED HELP PLANNING?
No problem! Our visitor center staff are available virtually to answer questions and make trail recommendations by email, phone, or social media, Monday – Friday.
WINTER HIKING 101
Find everything you need to know before visiting Vermont’s trails and summits in icy, cold, or snowy conditions.
Whether walking in the woods or scrambling up a rock face, the Green Mountains are home to a wide variety of hiking options. Find your next peak and get ready for unforgettable adventure
Vermont's State Parks are open year-round. From camping in cabins to enjoying a day on the lake swimming, paddling or boating, learn more about Vermont's 51 state parks.
Vermont's outdoors remains a top destination for all ages. From epic adventures to more serene ways of taking in the view, Vermont's outdoor recreation opportunities are endless.