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Stowe Recreation Path

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Address: Stowe, VT 05672
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Between the West Branch River and Route 108 is a biking trail full of...

Between the West Branch River and Route 108 is a biking trail full of scenic vistas and small town atmosphere.

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This trail has stood the test of time. From early morning to late evening, there are always people of all ages on this trail. Over the years I've used it mainly for recreational... read more

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This trail has stood the test of time. From early morning to late evening, there are always people of all ages on this trail. Over the years I've used it mainly for recreational bicycling or simply as an alternative to biking on the road. But there are lots of walkers, roller bladers, and nature advocates.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful award-winning walking, bike path that meanders for about 4 miles following the river. Start up can be off Main Street behind the white Congregational Church with plenty of parking. Path is paved and broad enough to accommodate bikes and walkers. Beautiful wooded, nature walk with lovely bridges spanning the river. There is another walk in town that used to... More 

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Stowe, Vermont
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The rec path in Stowe is an 11 mile (to the end and back) beautiful, paved two lane pathway. Locals and visitors rollerblade, bike, walk, run or skip through the forest, past cow pastures and meadows, over the river and through the woods. There are some nice spots to get off, such as the Farmers Market on Sundays, Piecasso, a... More 

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Warren, VT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying on the Stowe Mountain road for a conference, I woke up early and asked the front desk if there were trails behind the hotel. He suggested I try jogging on the Stowe Path just across the road. It was 5:00a and I got to run along the river, cross 2 bridges, say hi to some horses, and even stop... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired our bikes from Mountain ops . They were fantastic!!! We loved the rec track and they are at one end of it so perfect spot for starting and finishing. After we had finished we decided to go mountain bike riding at CadyHill. Mountain op guy dropped us there so we didn't have to ride all the way there.... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a walk or bike ride. Path is paved and gently rolling so it is easy to navigate. No motorized vehicles unless handicapped. The path crosses the brook at a number of locations. Very quiet and scenic, you feel you are much further away from Rte 108 than you actually are.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk path without needing to go to the resorts or mountain areas. Very well maintained. Recommended,

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Reviewed 1 week ago

How to get your workout in without even noticing that you were exercising! The path is winding and the river is right there. You see the farms and land, Great way to recharge!

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My run along the rec path was one of the highlights of my weekend in Stowe. Plenty wide and level, the path is perfect for all kinds of activities. The scenery is gorgeous and I loved running over the little bridges. I also really appreciated the mile markers along the trail. The perfect place to spend some time outside!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trail is 5.5miles long (one way) and largely follows the side of the river. Neither attractive or offering views - it can only be described as an exercise route for residents or visitors. Mainly flat. There are far better alternatives for hiking in the area.

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