Worcester Mountain Trail
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Out of the town of Worcester, turn onto Minster Brook Road and continue for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Hampshire Hill Road and continue for 2.5 miles, then turn left onto Mountain Road where the parking area is 0.1 miles ahead.
The beginning of this trail winds through the thickly wooded C.C. Putnam State Forest then begins a challenging ascent up Mount Worcester. As the trail approaches the summit, it becomes rocky and requires some scrambling. At the summit on a clear day, hikers can enjoy views of the Green, White, and Adirondack Mountains. From the summit, hikers can either turn around and return the way they came, or continue to the Worcester Range's other summits via the Skyline Trail.
Please note, camping is not permitted on the summit ridge or above 2500’ elevation.
For more information on the trail or C.C. Putnam State Forest, visit the Vermont State Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation online, or contact:
VT Dept. Forests, Parks & Recreation District 4: Barre District
5 Perry Street, Suite 20
Barre, VT 05641-4265
Phone: (802) 476-0174
Check for nearby geocaches to Worcester Mountain Trail .
Leave No Trace Principle
Leave What You Find
Leave the trail work to the pros: they will add or remove blazes, cairns (stone trail markers), structures, and trail improvements as deemed necessary.