Bradford Putnam Wetlands

Bradford Putnam Wetlands
(Hiking, nature, trails, park)

Nature preserve and dirt packed trails for walking.

Accessible from 699 Burgess Rd in Bennington

Bennington Area Trail Map

Y Woods

Y Woods
(Trails, biking, hiking)

Accessible from Strohmaier Rd in Bennington

Bennington Trail Map

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Harmon Hill

Harmon Hill
(hiking, biking, trails)

Harmon Hill via Long Trail (Appalachian Trail) is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bennington, Vermont that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult.

Can be accessed off Route 9 in Woodford near the MacArthur Trail Bridge

https://www.trailfinder.info/trails/trail/appalachian-trail-long-trail-to-harmon-hill

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Green Mountain Club of Bennington

Green Mountain Club of Bennington
(Hiking trails, biking, trail maintenance)

The Green Mountain Club Bennington Section is for anyone interested in hiking, walking, biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, trail maintenance, and other outdoor activities.

https://www.benningtongmc.org
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Hiking Guides

Hiking Guides
(hiking trails and maps)

AllTrails.com

Trailfinder.info

Green Mountain Club
HQ webpage has blogs / hike suggestions.

Green Mountain National Forest
See maps, elevation information, up to date weather, and reviews for local trails.

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An Essential Guide to Enjoying National Parks

 

White Rocks

White Rocks
(Hiking, biking, trails)

White Rocks Recreation Area Trail via Long Trail (Appalachian Trail) is a 4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Wallingford, Vermont that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate.

Accessed from North Branch St in Bennington,
449 North Branch St

AllTrails.com
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Mile Around Woods

Mile Around Woods
(Hiking, trails)

The Mile-Around Woods is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near North Bennington, Vermont that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels.

Accessible from McCullough Rd in North Bennington

AllTrails.com

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Riverwalk

Riverwalk
(Walking, downtown)

An easy walk down the Walloomsac in Bennington. Less than a mile from Depot St to Park St.

Riverwalk map

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Robert Frost Trail

Robert Frost Trail
(Hiking, walking, trails)

The Robert Frost Trail extends two miles from Lake Paran in North Bennington to Route 7A in Shaftsbury. Easy packed dirt trails, pets permitted on leash.

Accessible from either Lake Paran in North Bennington or Lake Shaftsbury in Shaftsbury

AllTrails.com
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Downtown Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour
(Historical walking tour)

This self -guided walking tour begins at the Downtown Welcome Center on South Street, moves up to Putnam Square and then continues to the Walloomsac River Walk before returning to Putnam Square. Parking is provided at the Welcome Center as well as additional lots designated on the map.

Downtown Bennington, primarily along North and South Streets

Follow the tour.

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