We have some amazing local trails here in Vermont. Many people travel to ride the beauty that is in our backyard. Our local biking Associations like VMBA, FOTW, STP, work hard to build and maintain our trails. Wet Trails are more vulnerable to damage. Its always good to check trail status before hitting the trail after some rain or early/late in the mountain bike season.
The trails at Saxon Hill wind through municipal properties. Many thanks to the Town of Essex for their generous access to these lands. The Saxon Hill trail network in Essex is a popular destination. The trails are characterized as classic smooth and flowy singletrack.
Cady Hill Forest located in Stowe, Vermont has a variety of single track trails, most of which are permitted for mountain biking. The area has two vantage points having great mountain views with special green chairs.
The trails are on 320 acres owned by the Town of Stowe, with a conservation easement held by Stowe Land Trust providing perpetual public.
Intervale Trail is a 1 mile green singletrack family friendly trail located in Burlington Vermont. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions .
Located in Colchester Vermont. Sunny Hollow Park is a popular network for beginner and intermediate riders. Intermediate and advanced riders can descend into a number of ravines and access further plateaus. The trails are in very close proximity to Burlington and Winooski, making the network a popular choice for after work rides.
An incredible 30 mile pay-to-ride network of trails in Huntington Vermont. Sleepy Hollow is a mecca for advanced and expert riders. A mix of beautiful “rake-and-ride” and fast and flowy, rolling descents. One can choose to continue through a fantastic network or descend to the base of the Hinesburg Town Forest (and beyond to Carse Hills) for an all-day epic or shuttle.
Hinesburg Town Forest boasts 18 miles of singletrack spread through 850 acres. rails are primarily “old-school rake-and-ride” and are therefore quite challenging. There are very limited options for beginner and intermediate riders. Set in the middle of three contiguous networks, the Hinesburg Town Forest is an excellent jumping off point for some of the longest, most challenging rides in Vermont.