Welcome To SLATE VALLEY TRAILS

Welcome To SLATE VALLEY TRAILS

Welcome To SLATE VALLEY TRAILSWelcome To SLATE VALLEY TRAILSWelcome To SLATE VALLEY TRAILS

Bicycling and foot trails in the Slate Valley region of southwestern Vermont 

TRAILS NOT OPEN YET!

Though trails are drying out, there is still underlying frost, and it is too wet in many places. To preserve the trail conditions, please stay off trails at this time as our volunteers assess and work to open what is dry.  


Check the Trail Conditions page for details & updates

Check TrailForks for updates on specific trails


Current drier alternatives: Poultney River and Rail Trail (PRRT), D&H Rail Trail, and Vermont State Parks (VSP COVID 19 update page). 


Once you venture out, please follow current social distancing guidelines for outdoor spaces & Leave No Trace recommendations for getting outside during COVID-19.


- Read our Spring Trail Etiquette Blog post

- Read our Organizational Update Blog post 

WHAT's New?

Slate Valley scramble trail run race

Saturday, September 5th, 2020 | 8k, Half-Marathon, Kids Fun Run

Logo for Slate Valley Scramble trail run with mountains, runners of all ages and date, race distance

We are continuing to plan this fundraiser race with respect to COVID-19. We will provide updates on the Slate Valley Scramble Registration page, and Facebook.

Explore the slate valley

On Foot

On Your Mountain Bike

On Your Mountain Bike

Image of a dog and three hikers in a meadow

 Enjoy peaceful nature walks, or climb to some spectacular views overlooking Lake St. Catherine and distant peaks from a number of peaks in our network.

On Your Mountain Bike

On Your Mountain Bike

On Your Mountain Bike

Group of mountain bikers pose for a photo. Tow kids, and mostly men and one woman.

We currently have over 27 miles combined of dedicated singletrack with a few double-track connectors- all perfect for mt. biking. You'll find a something to suit the beginner to advanced rider.

On Your Gravel Bike

On Your Mountain Bike

On Your Gravel Bike

fall foliage on the mountains as a bicycle rider in red bikes away from the camera on a gravel road

 We've mapped an adventurous gravel ride network that will take you on some of the best back roads and hollows this corner of VT and NY has to offer. 

Plan Ahead & Use Trails at Own Risk

* Download or save maps in advance of your adventures from our website (PDF), or enable maps offline in TrailForks.

* There is limited to no cell service in some areas on SVT Trails depending on your carrier. 

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