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Recreation Path

Stowe, VT 05672
802 253 7321
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Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Stowe
Type: Trails
Activities: Biking
Description: Between the West Branch River and Route 108 is a biking trail full of scenic vistas and small town atmosphere.
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Wantage, NJ
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We've been vacationing in Stowe for about 30 years. The recreation path is lovely and one of the main reason we make the trek from NJ. Well planned, accessible, and picturesque.

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NH
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Recreation path in Stowe is great for walkers and bikers. It meanders about five miles through scenic countryside. I've been on it in summer and in winter and enjoyed it both seasons. It is well kept and easy to maneuver.

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Pocasset, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The bike path was conveniently located directly behind the inn. It was peaceful jogging along the river and wasn't crowded.

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MD
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It goes on for miles and miles. Bridges, creeks, parks, weaves in and out of town. Great for a workout or just for a stroll.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
39 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This path is paved and is family friendly. This being said, it is not for the avid biker looking to challenge their skills. There are restaurants with outdoor patios to stop along your walk or biking trip and have a rink or lunch.

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Shirley, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We love biking the path. We travel to Stowe Village and our favorite restaurants by bike. We also will stop and swim in the river. Lots of fun.

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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112 reviews 112 reviews
14 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It's just long enough (5.5 miles each way). The path is varied (fields, water). Well marked and most people are really considerate. Loads of places to jump off and explore.

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New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a great way to see Stowe, and an excellent path for a bike ride. You get postcard views of Mount Mansfield, green fields, clear streams, bridges, horses, basically everything that makes Stowe a beautiful Vermont town. The path is about 5 miles each way and is an easy ride, it's all paved and there are no real hills.... More

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queensbury
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Gorgeous ride or walk along the river. Rented bikes and rode round trip for 11 miles. Lots of walker, bikers and joggers enjoying the beautiful scenic ride. Tons of spots to stop for a picnic. Benches and picnic tables along the way. Great way to spend a day outdoors!!

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Hudson,NH
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166 reviews 166 reviews
67 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We usually go to the bike path for rollerblading. But this year we went for walking. The bikers can be reckless. For instance, speeding, not staying on their side of the path. This behavior can be dangerous. Thank goodness their are not that many that act like this. Broke my wrist once. That wasn't pleasant. Overall the path is great.... More

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