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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
Length
26.1 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate
Towns
Berkshire (VT), Enosburg (VT), Fairfield (VT), Richford (VT), Sheldon (VT), St. Albans Town (VT), Swanton (VT)
Surface
Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder, Paved/Cement
Pets
Permitted on leash
Fees
No

Description

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
aadams@nrpcvt.com
View website
VT Agency of Transportation
AOT - Rail Property Management, 1 National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone: (802) 828-0761
amy.tatko@vermont.gov
View website

Trail Tips

Travel on Durable Surfaces
If your bike tires make an indent on the trail surface, it is too wet to ride. Come back when the trails have dried out.
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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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