The 6.8 mile out-and-back trail up Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain is a steady climb, but any physical challenge will quickly be distracted by the views of Mount Hood, standing dramatically to the north.
Camel’s Hump State Park is in Northern Vermont just outside of the small town of Waterbury. It’s 48 minutes from Burlington and an hour from Montpelier in the other direction.
The first half of this 6+ mile loop is varying degrees of upwards through old growth evergreen. The view at the top is more serene than majestic, but the end of Cummings Creek Loop takes you down through delightful mossy meadows and alder stands. It’s a quiet trail, good for thinking, and you’ll sleep well after this one. Open for hikes, bikes and pups.
Bring the whole family for an easy ascent up Craggy Pinnacle. The round trip trek is only 1.4 miles, but at 5,800 feet above sea level, you’ll be afforded panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A trek once enjoyed by a great American poet and author, Big Glassy Mountain is perched behind the idyllic Carl Sandburg National Historic Site in Flat Rock, North Carolina.
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