Mount Philo State Park

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Short hike offering views of Charlotte, Lake Champlain, and the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
Trail Activity
Length
3.8 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate
Town
Charlotte (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Road, Paved
Pets
Permitted on leash
Fees
Yes

Description

A short, moderate hike: it will take about 1-1.5 hours and will provide you with some spectacular views. There are picnic benches, a bathroom and vending machine (open seasonally), campsites, and an enclosed pavilion at the top.

Dogs are allowed but should be on leash; owners must clean up after their dogs.

Trail Manager

Visit Vermont State Parks online for more information and a printable map or contact:

VT Dept. Forests, Parks & Recreation Region 2: Rutland Region
271 North Main Street, Suite 215
Rutland, VT 05701-2423
Phone: (802) 786-0060
View website

Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Be prepared to find your way home. Familiarize yourself with the area before you set out and bring your map and compass along.

Trailhead Information

From Burlington, take Spear Street south. Turn right to go west on Irish Spring Hill Road. Turn left to go south onto Mount Philo Road. Continue straight. The Mount Philo State Park parking lot will be on your left.

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