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Mount Mansfield State Forest, Stowe

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Reach the very top of Vermont with a climb up Mount Mansfield State Forest, the state's highest mountain. With a summit over 1,300 m (4,300 ft) above sea level, this peak is one of only three spots in Vermont where alpine tundra survives from as far back as the last Ice Age. Said to resemble a human profile, and most distinct when viewed from the east, the mountain offers visitors different views via several hiking trails. Some of the most popular trails start from a state park located on the western side of the mountain, where the terrain naturally provides a good shelter from adverse weather conditions. Check online for trail conditions and closings before you make the trip. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Stowe holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Mount Mansfield State Forest and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The ski area at Stowe offers spectacular skiing for all levels with beautiful views, lots of slope side food and beverage options, and lots of easy parking. With lots of consistent snow, this mountain...  more »
  • Cute place, with all services for snow sports, although very expensive equipment and lift income
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  • It is only a short drive from Stowe to be able to head to Mount Mansfield. We enjoyed watching the skiers as they came down the mountain, and there were some great shops along the way so you don't hav...  more »