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Recreation Path

Stowe, VT 05672
802 253 7321
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Stowe
Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Biking
Owner description: Between the West Branch River and Route 108 is a biking trail full of scenic vistas and small town...
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Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Biking
Owner 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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Brattleboro, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I rented some snowshoes and went out for about an hour. It was so gorgeous and picturesque! The trails were very nicely groomed. I would definitely go back!

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Clearwater, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The rec.path is a wonderful idea that has gotten a little out of control. Walking it could be a wonderful experience but bikers and those on roller blades have made it dangerous. You must remember to stay on the right at all times as the bikers etc move pretty fast and come around corners quickly. We have stopped walking it... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Take a stroll into town and stop for a coffee or tea at the Black Cap Cafe. Everything is very relaxed and Stowe-like.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The sights and sounds along the rec path in Stowe provide more than just a great bike ride, it's an unparalleled experience and not to be missed.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A wonderful experience! We rode the recreation path on bikes that we rented. We started in town and rode out and back, a 11 mile bike ride total. Beautiful and scenic! It was fall and the colors were exquisite!

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Waterbury, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

great rec path starts in the charming village and winds its way through woods and along pretty streams. Great place for a quiet walk, family bike ride, or for Fido to stretch his legs!

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Lyons
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Loved the length, 5.3 miles. So nice to have this in the middle of town. Makes for a good safe walk. My husband got to enjoy some roller blading as well.

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Stowe, Vermont
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The 'rec' path is a good way to get a view of Stowe and the river close up. It runs 5+ miles so it is great for people at all abilities. There is one street crossing but otherwise there is no need to worry about kids on the streets. There is also a 'quiet' path off of the lower section... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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211 reviews 211 reviews
45 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We hired somebikes to do the path from end to end. Its around 5.5 miles long end-to-end and the route takes a more scenic way along the 108. There are places to stop for a picnic along the way or restaurants if that is better. We manged the round trip in around 2 hours as the path is good and... More 

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had a great time wandering along the path with our family and dogs. It is a great way to get some exercise and enjoy the scenery without getting in your car.

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