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Address: 700 Trapp Hill Rd, Stowe, VT 05672
Phone Number: 802 253 8511
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Activities: Snow-shoeing, Cross-country skiing
Description: At the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center the question isn’t what to do...
At the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center the question isn’t what to do. The question is, where do you start? From sunrise to sunset, and in every season, there is an invigorating adventure or relaxing activity waiting for you at every turn. The Trapp Family Lodge is a 2,500 acre mecca for the outdoor and nature enthusiast. In the Winter there is cross country skiing, back country skiing and snowshoeing. In the Summer there is mountain biking, disc golf, hiking,Nordic walking and even concerts in our meadow. The lists go on and on for people of all ages!
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Beautiful views, really nice place

This is a really beautiful area. The grounds are well taken care of. The staff was wonderful and helpful. This is an awesome place for xcountry skiing and snow shoeing. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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east moriches
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a really beautiful area. The grounds are well taken care of. The staff was wonderful and helpful. This is an awesome place for xcountry skiing and snow shoeing. The trails were still awesome. We rented and snow shoed. The equipment was in great shape. And we received great instruction from the attendant we saw an owl fly right... More 

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Hershey, PA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My wife and I cross country ski about once a year. We found the Trapp Family Lodge to have a great variety of groomed trails. The trails were in very good shape and had maps available throughout. We skied from the lodge up to the cabin and had lunch. It was fun but challenging. The cabin is about 800 vertical... More 

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Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We rented our shoes and poles on site, picked up a day pass and went to the Yurt to get set up. With trail map in hand we proceeded to the orNge trail , destination Cabin! Just 3 miles to get there... It was a beautiful trail through the woods, we forgot to ask specific questions and being in vermont... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's a bit of a tourist trap, and once you get passed the Sound of Music hype the place loses a lot of it's appeal. We went for dinner, which was very underwhelming and far too expensive. I would recommend going for a day trip, max, and don't plan your entire vacation over it. I will say though, that the... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I was just at the Trapp Family Outdoor Center yesterday, and was at the Cabin way, way up at the top- and enjoyed talking to all the friendly skiers who were there, and the 2 super friendly people who work in the "cafe" at the beautiful end of the rainbow. The ski trails were, and always seem to be perfectly... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Been coming here for years and I have to say the trails this year were outstanding. Well done Trapps!

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Rochester, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Just returned from the Trapp Family Lodge and sued their outdoor center for an outing of nordic skiing - well groomed trails and and equipment that was in good working order.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Loved it. We've visited the trails here several times through the years. This is probably the best cross country skiing in Stowe. The Trappe Family Lodge hotel and restaurant are also excellent. If you stay in the hotel you can ski in-out to the xcountry trails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I rented skis and received instructions on how to use them without being killed in the process. :-) Had a great time on the trails.

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Vermillion, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The lodge is named after the Trapp family who moved to Vermont from Austria. I'm sure there's a lot of history behind it. I went with my uncle and two cousins. We didn't go outside but from what I saw on the exterior, it was very fancy. Since it was off season (July) it was almost empty save a few.... More 

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