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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 12/23/2020)

  • Go out only if you are feeling healthy.
  • Follow current Vermont COVID-19 travel guidelines. All visitors to the state of VT must quarantine before exploring our trails and public spaces.
  • We are again permitted to participate in outdoor fitness activities with members of other households. However, please continue to stay at least 6 feet away from each other and wear a mask at all times.
  • Keep dogs leashed at all times.
  • Avoid high-touch surfaces such as map holders and kiosks. Wash your hands when you get home.

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