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Bennington College Trails

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Easy hiking through the woods of Bennington College
Trail Activity
Length
2.5 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy
Town
Bennington (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

Bennington offers an outdoor recreation facilities for students who are looking to stay physically fit outdoors, including soccer fields, archery range, ultimate frisbee spaces, and basketball courts. Students can also walk or bike the campus Blue Trail, an easy hike winding through the wooded parts of campus and connecting to several trails throughout the region, including the Mile-Around Woods. The Long Trail, Vermont's oldest long-distance hiking trail, is a short drive from campus. A brand new biking trail also connects Bennington College to the town of Bennington, VT, and runs from Hicks Avenue – Near the Benmont Avenue bridge – behind the Walmart and Price Chopper plazas, behind the Hannafords plaza, past the Morse Industrial Park, under the Route 279 overpass, up Route 67A, ending at Bennington College.

Other Information

Through the Bennington bike-share program, Bennington College community members can also borrow a bicycle at no cost through Campus Safety.

Trail Manager

For more information, email buildingsandgrounds@bennington.edu or contact:

Bennington County Regional Commission
111 South Street, Suite 203
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 442-0713
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Trail Tips

Respect Wildlife
Avoid unwanted animal guests: store your food and trash securely and keep your camp clean of crumbs and spills.

Trailhead Information

Trails may be accessed from the parking area through the stone wall at Prospect Street and College Drive. Parking is available on campus in visitor parking areas accessed from the main entrance at College Drive. 

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