Sentinel Rock State Park

Short hiking trails with a section of accessible trail through an old homestead with sweeping views across the town of Westmore
Trail Activity
Length
1.6 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy
Town
Westmore (VT)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder, Grass/Meadow
Pets
Permitted on leash
Fees
No

Description

A small network of trails loop through the fields and forests in Sentinel Rock State Park. To get to Sentinel Rock, a large glacial erratic, park at the parking area farthest east on Hinton Hill East, just after the intersection to Coles Road. From the parking area, there is an accessible trail both to the rock and to great views from the grassy knoll above the rock. The trail is 4+ feet wide with a gravel surface, which has small-sized stones, but is loose in some areas.

Trails through the fields connect the Sentinel Rock Accessible Trail to the old homestead, to a loop through the forest and to the other two parking areas. 

Other Information

Please note that dogs must be on leash per the town of Westmore ordinance.

Trail Manager

For more information, contact:

VT Dept. Forests, Parks & Recreation Region 4: Barre/St. Johnsbury Region

VT Dept. Forests, Parks & Recreation Region 4: Barre/St. Johnsbury Region
5 Perry Street, Suite 20
Barre, VT 05641-4265
Phone: (802) 371-8918
susan.bulmer@vermont.gov
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Trail Tips

Respect Wildlife
Avoid known animal mating or nesting areas during sensitive times.
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Trailhead Information

To get to Sentinel Rock State Park, turn east off of VT-5A in Westmore onto Hinton Hill Road. There are three parking areas on the left between 1.5 and 2 miles from VT-5A.

The parking areas are not plowed in the winter.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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