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Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation

 

 

Trail Running

 

Combining traditional long-distance running with the challenge of hiking, trail running allows the runner to move over variable, sometimes mountainous terrain while being immersed in nature. Vermont's trail systems offer many opportunities to experience the sport, from rail trails and park roads to summit trails.


Favorite Trail Running Locations:

Little River State Park

Camel's Hump State Park

CC Putnam, Perry Hill

New Discovery State Park

Underhill State Park

Other Popular Trails:

Vermont State Parks and state lands are great places to try trail running! Some recommended spots are the Montpelier and Wells River Rail Trail, the Allen Trail at Niquette Bay State Park, the Cross Vermont Trail, and trails at Little River and Mt. Philo State Parks.


Additional Resources:

American Trail Running Association

Trail Runner Magazine

Runner's World: Trail Running Training

Training Apps

Strava




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