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Stowe Recreation Path, Stowe

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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. Arrange to visit Stowe Recreation Path and other attractions in Stowe using our Stowe road trip app.
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  • Beautiful path that runs for approximately 11 miles. Great to walk, jog, or bike and is dog friendly. You get a great view of the scenic Stowe as well as the iconic Stowe Community Church.  more »
  • My 6 year old loved this trail and we could keep an eye on him the whole time. Everyone said hi along the way. we love this town.  more »
  • Love it here. We often swim in the water if it is too hot. Bring a mask. We walk and bike. My son sometimes scooters. In the early morning or dusk is my favorite time. Lots of shade so even if it hot....  more »

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