Please be aware that the northern half of Vermont was affected by major flooding. Roads to trailheads may not be open for the weekend, turn around if you encounter closed roads.

Volunteer Green Trail

Views of the Winooski River, large stands of cottonwood.
Trail Activity
Walking Snowshoeing
0.40 miles, One Way
Richmond (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt


This short, but popular trail is maintained by the Richmond Trails Committee. It follows the Winooski River north from the Volunteer Green through a magnificent cottonwood stand.

Other Information

Volunteer Green is Richmond's public park.  It has picnic tables, baseball fields, a playground, and hosts a weekly Farmers' Market in the summer.

Dogs on leash, please.

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Richmond online for more information or contact:

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Trailhead Information

Take I-89 South to Richmond exit, turn right after exit onto Route 2. In Richmond, turn right at light onto Bridge Street and head south. Parking is in the Volunteer Green Park, which is on the right, just before the bridge over the Winooski. The trail begins near the river's edge.

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