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Middle Mountain Trail

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This trail weaves together numerous logging trails, game paths, and new segments to explore the deeper forests of Northeast Kingdom lands and bring hikers to the summit of Middle Mountain.
Trail Activity
Length
5.4 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Advanced
Towns
Averys Gore (VT), Warren Gore (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Rock/Ledge, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging, Grass/Meadow
Pets
Permitted on leash
Fees
No

Description

This trail starts at VT-114 using portions of the historic Unknown Pond Trail and climbing out of the valley along the 'south arm' of Middle Mountain. The trail starts on Unknown Pond Trail, then in 1.3 miles becomes Middle Mountain Trail. It continues to climb to the summit of Middle Mountain, from which hikers can continue on the trail to descend the north side of the mountain and join with the Gore Mountain Trail.

Trail Manager

For more information about the trails, visit the Green Mountain Club online, or contact:

Green Mountain Club
4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd.
Waterbury Center, VT 05677
Phone: (802) 244-7037
gmc@greenmountainclub.org
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NorthWoods Stewardship Center
154 Leadership Drive/PO Box 220
East Charleston, Vermont 05833
Phone: (802) 723-6551
info@northwoodscenter.org
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VT Dept. Forests, Parks & Recreation District 5: St. Johnsbury District
374 Emerson Falls Road
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 751-0136
Luke.OBrien@vermont.gov
View website

Trail Tips

Dispose of Waste Properly
Keep the Twin States (Vermont & New Hampshire) green and clean! Pick up trash, even if it's not yours. Leave soon-to-be trash like excess packaging, stickers, and twist ties at home.

Trailhead Information

The new route begins across from the Hurricane Road on VT-114 north of Island Pond. To locate the parking area from Island Pond, drive north on VT-114 for 7.7 miles. Turn right into the parking area across from Hurricane Road.

The parking area is not plowed in the winter.

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