There's more than one way to enjoy the snow

Even if you don’t ski, there are ways the whole family can get out into Vermont’s snowy wonderland. Snowshoeing is an easy, elegant way to enjoy our fields and forests. All you need are snowshoes, a few layers of warm clothing, and perhaps a daypack filled with snacks. Strap on your snowshoes and enjoy trails with evocative names like Nebraska Notch in Underhill or Big Bear Loop in Grafton. Choose self-guided trails or a guided tour—either way, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views, fresh air and invigorating exercise.

In addition to the Green Mountain Club, which is the resource for the state’s hiking options, snowshoe trails can be found throughout the state, but a few centers and resorts specialize in the sport. Try Blueberry Hill Ski and Snowshoe Center, Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Bolton Valley Resort, Woodstock Inn & Resort, Ole’s Cross Country Center, Viking Nordic Center, Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Stowe Cross Country Ski Center, or Trapp Family Lodge.

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Trail Maps & Guides

Having the most recent version of trail maps and guides is imperative to a safe and memorable hike. Be sure to stock up on information prior to your hike.


Winter Hiking

Our state parks never close, which gives an open invitation to anyone who is looking to walk through our winter wanderland.

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Find A Park

Whether you're making camping reservations, deciding on a hike or trying to find information on each park, start at the park finder.

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Find Kid Friendly Events

Our events calendar is a fun and easy way to browse for events that are family friendly. Filter by keywords, region or by dates to help find the perfect event for your family!


Winter Camping

Camping in the winter offers a sense of calm and a unique way to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the season. See a new side of Vermont's great outdoors.

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What to Do

Vermont’s downtowns are home to businesses you'll love. Plan your trip with our directory.

Official Vermont Vacation Guide Summer 2020

Free Vermont Vacation Guide

Also available online, the Vermont Vacation Guide is filled with insider info to steer your Vermont visit in the right direction.

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XC Ski Vermont

Calling all adventure seekers: The Catamount Trail is a cross-country skiing trail that runs the entire length of the state.