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Manchester Vermont Area Attractions Inn at Ormsby Hill B&B

The Inn at Ormsby Hill is minutes from some of southern Vermont’s most outstanding hiking trails.

Vermont offers hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Guide services are available for day hikes or overnight trips. Hiking vacations are offered, both guided and self-guided, over a variety of terrain. Hike the high peaks, enjoy a relaxing walk on any of Vermont’s public trails or bushwalk through the backcountry. Visit Vermont Outdoor Guide Association for an extensive listing of ideas and packages.

Hildene - Walking Trail

Manchester, Vermont

Literally just outside our back door - Hildene surrounds the Inn at Ormsby Hill - in fact it was formerly owned by Edward Isham who owned Ormsby Hill.

Hildene is an historic home built in 1905 by President Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln's son, Robert as a summer residence. The Welcome Center, Museum Store, Pullman Car, Farm, House and exhibits are open year-round 9:30 to 4:30. In the winter months, the Pavilion adjacent to the Welcome Center houses a rental shop. Our approximately 12 miles of walking trails on the estate become ski trails with varying levels of difficulty.

General admission rates apply.

Equinox Preservation Trust

Manchester, Vermont

Equinox Preserve Manchester VermontThe Equinox Preserve covers 914 acres of forest lands on the eastern slopes of Mount Equinox in Manchester, Vermont. It is open to the public for year-round, non-motorized recreation. Over 11 miles of marked and maintained trails provide access to these unique mountainous woodlands.

The land’s owner, the Equinox Resort & Spa, first donated conservation easements on 850 acres to the Vermont Land Trust & The Nature Conservancy of Vermont in 1996. An additional 64 acres of conserved lands were placed under the protection of the Vermont Land Trust in September 2006. The Equinox Preservation Trust was formed in 1996 to oversee the management of these protected lands. Land and trail maintenance and educational programs in the Preserve are managed by the Equinox Preservation Trust Forest and Trails Steward).

Green Mountain National Forest

Manchester Ranger Station
Manchester Center, VT

The Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) and the Finger Lakes National Forest (FLNF) are Vermont's and New York's only public, federally managed national forests.

Both Forests offer extensive multiuse advantages to the public, providing ecological and science-based forestry stewardship, clean water, diverse vegetation, high-value, high-quality forest products, economic and educational contributions, and trail-based backcountry recreation.

The Green Mountain National Forest is full of hiking opportunities for people of all interests and abilities.

Merck Forest & Farmland Center

Rupert, Vermont

Merck Forest and Farmland CenterAll of Merck Forest and Farmland Center's trails are open year-round for hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.

Our trail system, with over 30 miles of trails on 3,100 acres of land, is well-marked, and the trail terrain is variable: some loops cover easy-to-moderate terrain (great options for family treks), while other trails are steeper and rocky (more-suited to the experienced hiker).

Many trails go through the forest, around the farm, travel along streams, and include beautiful views of the Taconic and Adirondack Mountains.

Our Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and our staff is happy to provide you with trail recommendations.

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