The Cross Vermont Trail is a project to build a multi-use, four season path across the width of Vermont; following the Winooski River and Wells River valleys.
The trail is connecting together communities, their schools, and the natural areas between. You can help! The Cross Vermont Trail Association is an incorporated, private non-profit, member based and volunteer driven. Everyone is welcome to join.
Along the Cross Vermont Trail:
Middlesex Town Meeting Ballot Item:
Thanks Middlesex for voting Yes at town meeting day!
We are ON the March 2018 Middlesex town meeting agenda. This is a one time ask for a dollar per resident contribution for the Winooski Bridge and U-32 trails project. Contribution will be matched by all the other U-32 towns and also Montpelier and Plainfield. Are you a Middlesex resident? We need your help! Don't hesitate to Contact Us with any questions or thoughts about the Cross Vermont Trail project, and this request for town funding.
First Day Hike and Bike!
***WEATHER CHANGES TO EVENT SCHEDULE***
Due to harsh cold, the larger event on Jan 1 will be RESCHEDULED. Stay tuned for details. HOWEVER, we will still meet at Seyon at 11 AM Jan 1 for a simple hike, for those who would like. (And the trails are open in any case for fatbiking - byobike and note that there is a small day fee to use the trails on normal days when not part of a special event.)
Ring in the New Year with a fat bike demo day, and guided rides as well as snowshoe hikes around the groomed trails at Seyon Lodge and Noyes Pond in Groton State Forest. The Schedule on January 1 starts at 10 AM with demo rides, then at 11 the guided bike and snowshoe trips head out, returning to hot cocoa and waffles back at the lodge! (Really, the garage of the lodge, but hey, it's free!)
Learn more about all of the First Day events at Vermont State Parks.
And download the event poster here.
We're getting the Cross Vermont Trail off the shoulder of Rte 2 and onto a path in the woods - in East Montpelier.
We're raising $250,000
Now - if you make a donation of $50 or more you can show your "Build the Bridge!" pride with the new Cross Vt Trail t-shirt we'll send you.
THANK YOU, to the towns that voted at 2017 Town Meeting
In the news . . .
Some feature articles about
Read about the
Guidebook to nature and history along the Cross Vermont Trail.
Look beneath the surface. Explore the landscape of the trail.
Download a copy. (PDF 14 MB)
(The nature and history guide is keyed to locations in the statewide route map set.)
The guide is written in part by local middle and high school students. We'd like to work with more classes to continue to improve and expand it.
We're getting close
Introducing . . . the Cross New Hampshire Adventure Trail!
Friends of the Cross Vt Trail in northern New Hampshire want to 'keep it going' - east from Wells River all the way across NH to Bethel Maine. Learn more about this new idea. Be a BETA tester - take a spin and let us know what you think.
. . . and more in our news archive page.