Ready to get outside and explore Vermont’s mountains? From beginner day hikes to long-distance thru-hike planning, find everything you need to know from Vermont’s go-to source of hiking information. Browse trail recommendations, gear lists, safety considerations, and lodging for every season. Questions? Email us at [email protected].
|HikeVT Trail Recommendations
Get inspired with weekly hiking recommendations, organized by season, location, accessibility, and cool features.
Double-check the latest trail closures, conditions, and reports along the Long Trail, Appalachian Trial in Vermont, and Northeast Kingdom Trails here.
GMC manages more than 500 miles of trails in Vermont. Acquaint yourself with the club’s network of hiking trails all over the state.
New to hiking and camping in Vermont? Find beginner-friendly information on gear, planning, and safety.
Hiking season officially kicks off around Memorial Day weekend and runs through October. Explore our favorite summer and fall hikes around the state.
Browse this list of wheelchair-accessible trails, even terrain, and car-accessible vistas – because you deserve access to the outdoors no matter the mobility level.
Prepare for your end-to-end hike with this list of resources, maps, and trail communities.
|Shelters & Tenting
When planning your overnight hike, make sure you explore information about camping sites and water sources.
Overnight in one of GMC’s rustic cabins for affordable family lodging and recreational opportunities.
Enjoy the trails year-round! Here’s everything you need to know about winter hiking in Vermont, including gear lists, safety considerations, and trail recommendations.
Mud season runs generally from early April to late May, and many high-elevation trails are closed and hiking is discouraged to give the trails a chance to dry out. Find everything you need to know about mud season, including appropriate trail suggestions and alternative activities.