Killington Ski Resort - Killington, Vermont
Stop by the front desk or Killington Base Lodge for a map of our trail network.
Deer Leap Cliffs, Rte 4, top of Sherburne Pass, Killington, Vermont. Total Distance: 2.0 Miles - Hiking Time: 1.5 Hours - Rating: Moderate
These cliffs atop Sherburne Pass overlook Pico Peak Ski area and also give dramatic views west to the Coolidge Range and beyond. You may have to share
the top with rock climbers, who arrive by scaling the cliff face.
Mount Peg Trail (Mt. Peg) - Woodstock, Vermont Total Distance: 2.0 Miles - Hiking Time: 2.0 Hours - Vertical Rise: 1200 ft. Rating: Moderate - Difficult. From the Woodstock Village Green, take Cross Street, to High Street and turn right going over the bridge where you turn right again onto Gulf Avenue. A sign on the left marks the trail head consisting of a system of groomed ski trails leading from an open field on the northern hill to benches where you can view Mount Tom across
the valley and take in some of the best views of Woodstock Village. Your return hike follows the same trail back to the parking area.
Pico Peak Trail (Pico Peak) - Killington, Vermont Total Distance: 5.4 Miles - Hiking Time: 4 Hours roundtrip - Vertical Rise: 1800 ft.
Rating: Strenuous Between the Green Mountain National Forest and Coolidge State Forest Follow Route 4 to the top of Sherburne Pass, approximately 5 miles West of Killington or 9 miles East of Rutland. Trailhead parking is on the South side of the road just past the entrance to Pico Ski Resort. You will find the trail directly behind the parking area heading South. The trail follows a moderate grade to a ridge, and spur trail at 0.6-mile mark. Where it eases a bit to the 1.1 mile mark and becomes steeper, traversing a ski trail to the 2.1 mile mark before returning to the woods and rockier terrain to the 2.5 mile mark at Pico Camp with bunk space for 12. Behind the camp is the blue-blazed Pico Peak Trail, which is very steep and bears left twice to cross a work road and another ski trail before ending at the 3,957-foot summit at 2.9 miles. Your return hike follows the same trail back to the parking area.
Precipice Trail (Mt. Tom) - Woodstock, Vermont
Total Distance: 2.5 miles - Hiking Time: 2.0 Hours - Vertical Rise: 1340 ft. Rating: Moderate - Difficult. From Woodstock town center, cross the Mountain Avenue covered bridge past River Street following around a left curve to the prominent rock wall where you turn left up a paved path that leads to the trail head at Faulkner Park. The trail leads to the 1 ,340-foot summit overlooking the village of Woodstock, The Billings Farm and the Ottauquechee River. Your return hike follows the same trail back to the parking area.
Quechee Gorge, Rte 4 Quechee, Vermont. Total Distance: 1.6 Miles - Rating: Moderate Follow the Outauquechee River from a still millpond as it rushes through the narrow 165' deep Quechee Gorge. When it discharges from the ravine, the river broadens, calms and weaves around some small islands.
Rattlesnake Cliffs and The Falls of Lana, Rte 53, Salisbury, Vermont Total Distance: 3.9 Miles - Rating: Moderate Hike by the beautiful Falls of Lana before ascending to the cliff tops of Rattlesnake Point for spectacular views across Lake Dunmore to the Adirondack Mtns and beyond.
Silver Lake and The Falls of Lana, Rte 53, Salisbury, Vermont Total Distance: 5.5 Miles - Rating: Moderate
Pass by a truly lovely waterfall en route to a pristine mountain lake. An impressive trail that gives easy access to the water circles of Silver Lake.
The Great Cliff & Mount Horrid Overlook Trail (Mt. Horrid) - Brandon, Vermont Total Distance: 1.4 Miles - Hiking Time: 1 Hour - Vertical Rise: 620 ft. Rating: Moderate