Hinesburg Town Forest

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The Hinesburg Town Forest is a unique and wonderfully varied 850-acre piece of land, including a favorite trail network for beginner, intermediate, and advanced single-track mountain biking.
Trail Activity
Hiking Mountain biking Horseback riding Snowshoeing Ungroomed cross-country skiing
18.0 miles, Network
Easy, Moderate, Advanced
Hinesburg (VT), Huntington (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging
Other Activities
Atv riding


Several miles of foot, bike, horse, and ATV trails located a few miles southeast of Hinesburg village center. For mountain bikers, there are 18+ miles of singletrack for all levels of riding. Thanks to the efforts of the Hinesburg Scout Troop and extensive work by the mountain biking group, Fellowship of the Wheel, these forest trails offer something for almost everyone - for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, or horseback. The forest also offers a well marked long circuitous loop – the Eagle’s Trail.

The Town Forest is marked by beautiful stands of firs, pines, and birches, as well as a mix of deciduous vegetation. The land is also the site of a number of old homesteads.

Other Information

The Hinesburg Town Forest is the Fellowship of the Wheel's most extensive trail project to date.

The Fellowship has designed and laid out trails that provide a healthy combination of beginner, intermediate, and advanced single-track riding. Some of the more advanced trails contain obstacles and free-ride type structures as options. Mountain bike users are strongly encouraged to join the Fellowship of the Wheel, who provides detailed maps of the trail network. 

Trail Manager

Visit Hinesburg Trails Committee or Fellowship of the Wheel online for more information or contact:

Fellowship of the Wheel
PO Box 1566
Williston, VT 05495
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Hinesburg Department of Buildings & Facilities
PO Box 133
Hinesburg, VT 05461
Phone: (802) 482-2096
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Hinesburg Town Trails Committee
Phone: (802) 482-3347
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Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Tell someone your plan and when you’ll return, just in case.

Trailhead Information

Information boards with a map and updates are located at all three trailheads.

There are three trail access points with parking as identified on the map:

1. Hayden Hill Road (East): From Richmond Round Church,

  • Take Huntington Road for 5.4 miles, then make a right onto Texas Hill Road;
  • Follow Texas Hill Road for 1.7 miles;
  • Turn left onto Hayden Hill Road East and follow for 0.5 mile.
  • The parking area for the Hinesburg Town Forest is on the left, marked by a large wooden sign for the Eagle’s Trail.

2. Hayden Hill Road (West): From Hinesburg,

  • South on Route 116 for 2.2 miles;
  • Turn left onto North Road;
  • Follow North Road for 1.2 miles ;
  • Turn right onto Hayden Hill Road West and follow for 1.5 miles.
  • The parking area for the Hinesburg Town Forest is on the right.

3. Ecomomou Road: From Richmond,

  • Take Huntington Road to Huntington then make a right onto Texas Hill Road.
  • Go about 0.5 miles and make a left onto Texas Hill Circle. 
  • Follow for about 1 mile and make a left onto Economou Road. 
  • Follow Economou Road to the end.
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