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Snowshoeing

There's more than one way to enjoy the snow

Snowshoeing is one of the most accessible ways to enjoy the beauty and peace of a Vermont winter. All you need are snowshoes, a few layers of warm clothing, and perhaps a daypack filled with snacks to enjoy trails with evocative names like Nebraska Notch in Underhill or Big Bear Loop in Grafton. Whether you choose self-guided trails or a guided tour, 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. 
Family skinning up Mt Mansfield

Winter Hiking

Our state parks never close, which gives an open invitation to anyone who is looking to walk through our winter wanderland. Experience the views of a lifetime in Vermont.

Snowshoe Mountain Top

Winter Fun at Vermont State Parks

Vermont State Parks are some of the best places to enjoy a host of winter activities, from snowshoeing to ice fishing to sledding. Find parks to enjoy by activity.

Friends taking a break from skiing

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.

scenic mountain top sunset snowshoe

BE PREPARED FOR WINTER

Winter recreation means additional precautions and preparedness may be needed. Learn how to best get ready for a day enjoying Vermont’s outdoors in the snow so you can make the most of your day.

Cross Country Skiing on Prospect Mountain

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Vermont is home to some of the best alpine skiing, with paths suitable for all ability levels and more advanced trails with spectacular views. Find resorts and travel planning information here. 

Local Motion trail finder.

Find Your Next Hike

TrailFinder's resources will inspire you for your next hike and point you to important information like closures, difficulty level and nearby services.

Morning hike during sunset

FIND YOUR VERMONT

Our stories hub is here to help you keep up with what’s going on in Vermont. Read about hidden gems across the Green Mountains and keep thinking Vermont.

Vermont 2021 Annaul | Inspiration for your next adventure

Free Vermont Inspiration Guide

Also available online, the Vermont Inspiration Guide is filled with insider info to steer your Vermont visit in the right direction. Start planning today and order your free package.

Fall aerial view over road in Marlboro, Vermont

WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY

Vermont is home to unique lodging, world-class recreation, local food, shopping, history and art in beautiful surroundings. Plan your trip with our directory.