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Stowe Recreation Path, Stowe
(4.9/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Bike, skate, run, or walk the 8.5 km (5.3 mi) Stowe Recreation Path, which stretches along and criss-crosses the West Branch River. A popular destination for locals and tourists, the scenic route offers views of the woods, river, and mountains. The path also provides access to swimming holes and a corn maze. Pack a picnic to eat at one of the tables or stop in at a bar or restaurant along the way. Visitors of all ages and fitness levels will enjoy the path as it is paved and mostly level. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Stowe Recreation Path and many more Stowe attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Stowe holiday planner.
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  • The Recreation Path is paved and about 5 miles long. It is very scenic with water views (& bridge crossings) and beautiful landscape. You could stroll, run, or bike and stop along the way to picnic, v...  more »
  • A nice path that will take you along some nice views of nature. A nice bike ride that is not to strenuous for the beginner. Beautiful in the flowering seasons. 
  • The path seems to offer new sights every trip. We do 4 to 5 miles every day we are in Stowe on the path and it always seems to change. If you want a nice easy path that has great views of Mount Mansfi...  more »
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  • There is a farmers market right off the path on some Sundays so was a nice treat for us.  It made the path nicer as we were able to get a little local taste and souvenirs!  There are many places to eat right off path but make sure you rent a lock if you rented a bike and want to stop and eat.  Best on a bike for visitors. My wife and I stopped at the farmers market and took pictures throughout so it took 1.5 hours out.  It was only 30 min back because it's downhill if you start from downtown Stowe for your trip.
  • Very good trail for touring bike
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