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Delaney Woods

Delaney Woods trails are mostly single track trails maintained for non-motorized multi-use, including mountain biking.
Trail Activity
Hiking Mountain biking Snowshoeing
3.70 miles, Network
Wells (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt
Permitted on leash


This trail network represents a partnership between the Town of Wells and Slate Valley Trails.  Delaney Woods is a mixture of professionally and club built single track flow trail, old forest road (East Trail), and some flatter rake-and-ride areas.  The trails are open to walking, hiking, running, mountain biking, and snowshoeing when the snow falls.

Other Information

Slate Valley Trails (SVT) is a volunteer community group founded in 2015.  SVT is a registered non-profit organization and a chapter of the Vermont Mountain Biking Association (VMBA).  

The SVT mission is to build, maintain and promote foot and bicycling trails in the Slate Valley region of southwestern Vermont.
Our goals are to: 
1) Build community among local individuals, organizations and businesses.
2) Support the local economy by promoting the region as a place to visit, with improved access to trails.
3) Encourage the positive health benefits of being active outdoors.  

Volunteers and new members are welcome!  Become a member or sign up for our emails


Trail Manager

For more information, visit the Slate Valley Trails website or contact:

Slate Valley Trails

Slate Valley Trails
P.O Box 242
Poultney, VT 05764
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Trail Tips

Be Considerate of Other Visitors
Be aware of and limit the noise you and your group generate. Enjoy the sounds of nature.
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Trailhead Information

The parking lot for Delaney Woods trails is on the north side of East Delaney Cross Rd. about 0.2 miles from the turn off for Lake St. in Wells, VT.  To enter the trails, travel west from the parking lot on East Delaney Cross Rd for another quarter mile and look for the trail entrance on the right-hand side of the road.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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