St. Albans Town Forest

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Hike or bike through the largest unfragmented block of forest in St. Albans
Trail Activity
Hiking Mountain biking Snowshoeing
4.10 miles, Network
Moderate, Advanced
St. Albans Town (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt
Permitted on leash


The trails at St. Albans Town Forest criss cross through the woods and access a scenic beaver pond. The town has worked with partners to enhance the existing trails and develop new trails at the town forest for all to enjoy in all four seasons. 

The Town is also working in partnership with Audubon Vermont and the Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation by providing the Town Forest as a demonstration and testing site for Migratory Songbird habitat enhancement. The project Foresters for the Birds helps landowners support healthy forests through enhanced wildlife habitat and timber management. The birds protected by this project include Black-throated Blue Warbler, Eastern Wood Peewee, Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker,  Wood thrush, and Veery. 

Trail Manager

For more information, contact:

Town of St. Albans
P.O. Box 37
St. Albans Bay, VT 05481
Phone: 802-524-7589
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Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Use common sense. If it seems like a bad idea, it probably is.

Trailhead Information

From the center of St. Albans, head southeast on VT-36 then turn left to head north on VT-104. After 0.7 miles, turn right on French Hill Road. Follow French Hill Road for 2.4 miles to Forest Road on the left. Proceed down Forest Road to the parking area at the end of the road.

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