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Jerusalem Trail

Trail Overview

This side trail provides access to the Long Trail between Mt Ellen and Stark Mountain
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Trail Activity
Hiking
Length
2.40 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Moderate
Towns
Buels Gore (VT), Fayston (VT), Starksboro (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Rock/Ledge
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No
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Description

The trail begins along an easy ascent through open hardwoods on old woods roads. After passing through a stand of maple trees with active sugaring lines, the trail crosses a logging road and then starts to climb steeply. There are large, loose rocks to scramble over along this steep climb. At 2.4 miles, the Jerusalem Trail reaches the Long Trail.

The Jerusalem Trail is located on private timberland. Access is provided thanks to the generosity of the owner.

Trail Manager

For additional information, visit the Green Mountain Club website, or contact:

Green Mountain National Forest: Supervisor's Office - Rutland

Green Mountain National Forest: Supervisor's Office - Rutland
231 North Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone: (802) 747-6700
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Green Mountain Club

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

From the intersection of the east branch of Jerusalem Road and VT-17 (this intersection is located 6 miles west of the Long Trail at Appalachian Gap and 3.5 miles east of VT-116), head south on Jerusalem Road for 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Jim Dwire Road, and go 0.5 miles to the trailhead on the right. Roadside parking space is limited; please park considerately.

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This trail passes through private property. Please respect the landowner and protect future access by staying on the marked trail and following all rules.
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