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Merck Forest and Farmland Center, Rupert

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Merck Forest and Farmland Center is an educational non-profit organization whose mission is to teach and demonstrate the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland. Located on 3,160 acres of forest and farmland in the Taconic Mountains of southwestern Vermont, Merck Forest and Farmland Center is open to the public year round, seven days a week from dawn to dusk. There is no admission fee and the public is invited to enjoy the thirty miles of trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding.
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  • They have an education center for children and Maple Syrup operation in the spring but the real draw is their trails through the forest. A variety of trails of moderate to easy difficulty. When we wen...  more »
  • A fun day for all ages. You can hike the mountains or stroll through the farm. See the process of making maple syrup from the woods to the boiler. You can get up close to many of the farm animals. A g...  more »
  • Hiking on well cleared roads and some trails. Info available to assist in a hike within your time frame and abilities. Some beautiful views. Can make a donation if desired.  more »