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Battell Woods

Trail Overview

This section of the Trail Around Middlebury passes through Battell Woods, connecting Murdock Nature Preserve and Means Woods.
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Trail Activity
Length
2.5 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate
Town
Middlebury (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder
Pets
Unknown
Fees
No
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Description

From the Battell/Means parking area, the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM) extends to the south on a well-used trail (the first 1500 feet of which is gravel) through Battell Woods. At the southern end of Battell Woods, you'll drop in elevation onto open farmland once owned by the Sabourin family. Follow the TAM markers past the old Sabourin home and barn and along Route 7, to Boardman Street by G. Stone Motors. From here, you can cross Route 7 (CAREFULLY!) and enter the Murdock Nature Preserve to continue on the TAM.

Trail Manager

Visit Middlebury Area Land Trust or Middlebury Bike Club online for more information or contact:

Middlebury Area Land Trust

Middlebury Area Land Trust
PO Box 804
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-1007
info@maltvt.org
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Addison County Bike Club
Middlebury, VT 05753
addisoncountybikeclub@gmail.com
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Trailhead Information

Parking area for Battell & Means Woods is on Seminary Street Extension, east of the village of Middlebury. Additional parking for Battell Woods is on the eastside of Route 7, south of the village.

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