Long Trail NRT

Primitive footpath running through Green Mountain Forest, in varied natural and cultural conditions - wild, scenic, wooded, pastoral. Favors the heights of land.

photo: The view of Mansfield's summit from the Long Trail. Photo by Calzarette/wiki. Type: Backcountry
Length: 54.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Green Mountain-Finger Lakes National Forest
States: Vermont
Counties: Rutland, Addison, Washington
Latitude: 43.6733   Longitude: -72.84039

The entire trail runs from MA border to Canadian border through the Green Mountains. The NRT section is from Mt. Ellen to Killington Peak, SW of Montpelier.

Description

Primitive footpath running through Green Mountain Forest, in varied natural and cultural conditions - wild, scenic, wooded, pastoral. Favors the heights of land.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 1,800
Elevation High Point: 4,083
Year Designated: 1986

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Green Mountain-Finger Lakes National Forest
231 N. Main
Rutland , VT 5701
(802) 747-6700
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/gmfl

 

Photos

View of Camels Hump from Long Trail. Photo by Broken Images/wiki.

View of Camels Hump from Long Trail. Photo by Broken Images/wiki.

The view of Mansfield's summit from the Long Trail. Photo by Calzarette/wiki.

The view of Mansfield's summit from the Long Trail. Photo by Calzarette/wiki.

 

Little Rock Pond from the Long Trail. Photo by Omarcheeseboro/wiki.

Little Rock Pond from the Long Trail. Photo by Omarcheeseboro/wiki.

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