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This summer in Stowe, if you’re unsure where the trail leads, you’re on the right path!


With an immersive landscape full of mountains majesty and wondrous woods, Stowe, Vermont provides the perfect backdrop for a variety of outdoor pursuits. When the calendar turns to the warmer months, these outdoor activities in Stowe take to the water and the trails. From the novice to the most avid fly fisherman, there is nothing better than a day out on the water with a rod in hand and fish wriggling on the end of the line. Yet for those who just wish to spend some time in the great outdoors during summer in Vermont, the most popular pursuit turns to the trails.

Sometimes, discovery starts with a path and for Stowe Village, spring brings with it the opportunity to truly take to the trails and discover all that our amazing Green Mountain State has to offer. The snow melts leaving the miles upon miles of pathways open for some summer hiking in Stowe for each and every skill level. The highest peak in all of Vermont, Mt. Mansfield, sits as a tempting feat and a variety of trails canvas the many facades of this stony crag. Even trails that seem daunting may take on a more serene quality when you are surrounded by all of the natural wonders of summertime in Stowe.

This Summer in Stowe, if you are looking for hikes that are great for all members of the family, there are a few standout trails to consider. The Barnes Camp Loop (1.5 mi) is located in the scenic Smugglers’ Notch. Starting at the historic Barnes Camp, this trail includes stops near a picnic area, river crossings, and all of the normal wooded beauty that can make this adventure an all-day affair to remember. The Moss Glen Falls Trail (4.2 mi) takes you on a trek to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the entire state. Bring your water shoes and you’ll have a chance to see the beauty up close and personal at the base. A perennial favorite among locals and tourists alike is the Stowe Recreation Path (5.3 mi). This paved public pathway stretches from Stowe Village all the way to the Top Notch Resort on Mountain Road and is perfect for every type of outdoor activity. Biking, blading, hiking – the path will rekindle the spirit of adventure in an easy-going setting.

If you’re planning a visit to Stowe in the summer, book your stay with us at the Green Mountain Inn. After an exciting day enjoying Vermont in the summer, you’ll love to come home to our comfortable rooms and upscale amenities for some signature Stowe relaxation and rejuvenation.


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