Vermont offers plenty of biking for people of all ages and abilities. When your appetite begins to make itself known, fuel up at at satisfying Vermont diner. Here is a sampling of trails, but much more detail at our Vermont biking page.
Lamoille Valley Rail Trail crosses northern Vermont from the Connecticut River Valley to Lake Champlain, passing through St. Johnsbury and Danville. This trail is open and in use in all four seasons of the year. 93 miles. Full trail map.
Island Line Rail Trail moves from Burlington and out onto the gorgeous Lake Champlain islands. At one point on the islands, bicyclists get to board a little ferry that shuttles continuously across a short water passage where the lake created a cut some time ago.13 miles. Trail map.
Burlington Bike Path is crosses the city, and then connects via a bridge to the Colchester Bike Path. The Bike Path rides along the Lake Champlain shoreline. 8 miles.
Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail links St. Albans, Sheldon, Enosburgh, East Berkshire, and Richford. Local commerce and international trade flowed through the corridor along a plank road in the late 1800s. 26 miles.
Stowe Recreational Path travel through Stowe Village and crosses the West Branch River <b>11 times </b>on wooden bridges. Shops and restaurants are accessible from the path. 5 miles.
Delaware & Hudson Rail Trail consists of two separate sections, in Castleton and Poultney, and in West Pawlet and Rupert. The trail passes through pretty countryside and there are places along the trail to have a picnic, fish, and stop for refreshments at stores.
The trail is open to walkers, bicyclists and horseback riders, snowshoers, skiers and snowmobiles. Maps and guide
Lye Brook Falls Trail across Lye Brook Wilderness in Manchester runs for 2 miles through the Lye Brook Wilderness of the Green Mountain National Forest. The blue-blazed hiking trail follows the bed of a former logging railroad up a slope that runs alongside the Lye Brook. Trail map.
West River Trail: Lower Section is a multi-use pathway running alongside the West River from Brattleboro to Dummerston. The trail is flat. It is popular with runners, bikers, and walkers. 3.5 miles. Roads around West Dummerston can be used in combination with the West River Trail for extended bicycle riding.
East Branch Trail is a remote trail just north of the Searsburg Reservoir and Deerfield River in the Green Mountain National Forest. At either end, you can connect to the Catamount Trail (Section 3), a 300-mile cross-country skiing route that spans the length of Vermont.