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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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  • hiked down the river twice in 4 days when we came up from Texas to go skiing/snowboarding . once with my adult son, next day went back on my own as I loved the quietude of it so much saw almost no one...  more »
  • The "Rec" path is a great entry level walking and biking trail easily accessible to visitors to Stowe.A number of parking lots along the six miles of trail allow access to all sections of the path. Wh...  more »
  • We were in Stowe for the weekend and wanted to snowshoe. We were staying in Stowe and the path was recommended for that. We could have snow shoed there but in fact it was more of a groomed walking pat...  more »
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