|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
Enjoy Vermont's autumn colors while you can -- they disappear all too quickly, and the Green Mountains recover their namesake hue in the spring.
Getting There: To hike south to north, leave one vehicle in the parking lot on VT 11/30, 6 miles east of Manchester Center. Then drive to the parking area on Arlington-West Wardsboro Road, 13.3 miles east of VT 7 in Arlington.
Prime Time: September to early October.
Guides: Map and Guide to the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire/Vermont (Appalachian Trail Conference, 304-535-6331; www.atconf.org; $16.95).
Contact: Green Mountain National Forest Supervisor, (802) 747-6700. Green Mountain Club, (802) 244-7037.