News: COVID-19 Trail Updates

Recognizing the importance of fresh air and exercise, Stowe Land Trust owned properties remain open to the public. This includes: Wiessner Woods, Kirchner Woods, the Mill Trail, and DuMont Meadow. Visit our Explore Map to learn about additional recreation opportunities in Stowe. 

Below are guidelines put in place to keep you and our community safe and healthy during this pandemic. Please be responsible trail users. (Updated 7/6/2020)

  • Go out only if you are feeling healthy.
  • Follow current Vermont quarantine guidelines.
  • Keep your distance and maintain 6 foot spacing. Stop and get off the trail to let others pass.
  • Please leash your dog.
  • Please do not congregate in parking lots or trails. If you arrive at a full parking lot, choose somewhere else to go outside.
  • Avoid high-touch surfaces such as map holders and kiosks.
  • Have a mask readily available. Wear it when in close proximity to others.

Other local trail networks are managed by different organizations.

Stowe Trails Partnership manages many of the local public trail networks, some of which are conserved by Stowe Land Trust including Cady Hill Forest and Adams Camp. Please visit Stowe Trails Partnership's website for more information.

Stowe Trails Partnership Trail Updates

The Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation has also issued guidelines for recreating on state land. Places in town like Pinnacle Meadow, Brownsville-Story Ridge Forest, and Bingham Falls are owned by the State of Vermont and conserved with Stowe Land Trust. Please visit their website for more information. 

VT Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation Trail Updates

The Town of Stowe also owns and manages some recreation areas in Stowe such as the Recreation Path, the Quiet Path, and Mayo Farm. The Town of Stowe has posted signs encouraging social distancing at most town owned public areas. The town's website has general information about COVID-19 as well as some information about closures of recreation facilities around town. 

Town of Stowe Website