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Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail

The Trail wanders through the farms, forests, fields, and wetlands of Franklin County at a railroad's pace - slow, steady grades with sweeping bends.
Trail Activity
26.1 miles, One Way
Easy, Moderate
Berkshire (VT), Enosburg (VT), Fairfield (VT), Richford (VT), Sheldon (VT), St. Albans Town (VT), Swanton (VT)
Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder, Paved/Cement


Whether you walk, ski, or ride, a trip on the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail takes you into the heart of Northern Vermont’s agricultural open lands. Also open for snowmobiling in winter.

Along the full length of the Trail, you’ll see the postcard images of Vermont you’ve grown to love. You’ll also see the families and working landscapes that created and support this spectacular scenery.

Trail Manager

Visit Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail online for more information and a printable map or contact:

Northwest Regional Planning Commission
155 Lake Street
St. Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802) 524-5958
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VT Agency of Transportation
AOT - Rail Property Management, 1 National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone: (802) 828-0761
View website

Trail Tips

Dispose of Waste Properly
Keep the Twin States (Vermont & New Hampshire) green and clean! Pick up trash, even if it's not yours. Leave soon-to-be trash like excess packaging, stickers, and twist ties at home.
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Trailhead Information

Connects St. Albans to Richford, passing through Enosburg Falls, East Berkshire, Fairfield, Sheldon, and Swanton.

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