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Clark Brook Trail

A stream-side trail through the Breadloaf Wilderness.
Trail Activity
3.00 miles, One Way
Granville (VT), Ripton (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt


The Clark Brook Trail ascends gently along Clark Brook, crossing it twice. At 1.1 miles, it enters Breadloaf Wilderness. After a brook crossing the climb becomes steeper and rockier for its last half-mile. The Clark Brook Trail reaches the Long Trail after 3 miles.

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Green Mountain Club

Green Mountain Club
4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd.
Waterbury Center, VT 05677
Phone: (802) 244-7037
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Trailhead Information

From VT-100 at the north end of Granville, take USFS Road 55 (West Hill Road) west. Go 0.5 miles where there is a gated road and bear left, continuing on USFS Road 55. Follow this road 1.3 miles, passing by three right-hand turns, to the trailhead located just after a sharp left turn over a bridge above Clark Brook. There is roadside parking adjacent to a USFS primitive campsite. Please note: USFS Road 55 is not plowed in winter.

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September 30, 2022
Great fall hike along the brook. As of 9/30/22 trail was in good condition with some wet spots due to recent rainfall. Some blowdowns, but nothing impassable.
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