These moderate to expert trails include a portion of the Catamount trail and are great for mountain biking and hiking in the warmer months. Link directly to the Eurich Pond network via Techie or down to German Flats road near the Fayston school via Catamount. Check out the bridge and boardwalk through the trees over Chase brook.
Note that dogs are not allowed on the portions of Harris Hill Loop, Catamount, and Techie that are on Marble Hill Farm property. Be aware of posted signs.
Mad River Riders Trail Rules
The Collaborative is a watershed-wide network of lands and trails created through a partnership of local organizations, generous property owners, towns, the State of Vermont, the US Forest Service, and many volunteers. These trails reflect the Mad River Valley’s love of the outdoors and commitment to stewardship of land and recreational opportunities for current and future generations. Enjoy and help us care for this place. Click here to learn more and support recreation in the Mad River Valley.
For more information, visit the Mad River Riders website.
The Mad River Riders, a founding chapter of the Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA), maintain a 54+ mile network of multi-use trails throughout the Mad River Valley. Our trails are open to the public and free to use for biking, hiking, walking, running, skiing, and snowshoeing. We have something for everyone, from beginner friendly Tootsie Roll at Blueberry Lake, to the flow of Evolution, to the classic lines of Clinic and Cyclone, to the rocky challenge of Chain Gang.
Help us build more trails and maintain this awesome network; consider becoming a member or donating to the Trail Fund. Visit our website to learn more about our trails, events, rides, work days, and new projects.
Follow VT-17 west from the VT-17/VT-100 intersection for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto German Flats Road. Follow for 0.7 miles. Park in the lot on the left at McCollough Barn, across from the Fayston Elementary School. Look for a bridge and ramps climbing the bank to access the trail.
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