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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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  • Tried to drive smugglers ridge, but it had just been closed due to a snow storm. Walked up that road instead, wonderful winter wonderland and a speculator walk in itself. Can only imagine what the wal...  more »
  • We went about 11.00am. So we didn't have long to wait,pay and go up to the car park. Youndrive up slowly ,some parts bumpy etc. Lucky when we got to the top car park someone was leaving. The informati...  more »
  • Wonderful view from the top of Mt. Mansfield in October when all the mountains are in color due to the so colorful foliage!
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