Appalachian Trail: VT 12 to Elm Street

Roll over piney ridges into lovely valleys and lonely pastures on this 21.3-mile leg. Don't miss: Take side trip to Cloudland Farm where organic ice cream is only a few bucks away.
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Roll over piney ridges into lovely valleys and lonely pastures on this 21.3-mile leg. Don't miss: Take side trip to Cloudland Farm where organic ice cream is only a few bucks away.

Shelters: Thistle Hill Shelter; sleeps 8. Happy Hill Shelter; sleeps 8.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 34.2

Waypoints

WPT003

Location: 43.7122497558594, -72.418098449707

AT heads W on VT 14 after crossing old truss bridge

WPT004

Location: 43.7172317504883, -72.4182968139648

AT turns E on Tigertown Rd.

WPT014

Location: 43.7240180969238, -72.3649139404297

Happy Hill Shelter

WPT008

Location: 43.6958618164062, -72.4775619506836

Trail to Thistle Hill Shelter

WPT015

Location: 43.7233657836914, -72.3613510131836

Tucker Trail

WPT009

Location: 43.7239151000977, -72.3891525268555

Stream; jeep road

WPT013

Location: 43.7250709533691, -72.3645401000976

Trail to Happy Hill Shelter

WPT012

Location: 43.7077178955078, -72.4481658935547

Jeep trail

WPT006

Location: 43.6872329711914, -72.5005187988281

AT continues straight @ jct. with Cloudland Rd; Turn W on Cloudland Rd to by supplies from a local farm

WPT007

Location: 43.6908683776856, -72.5003509521484

Cloudland Farms: Idyllic VT farm, sells local organic ice cream, jerky, hammocks; very hiker friendly

WPT002

Location: 43.7115516662598, -72.4204483032226

Roadwalk

WPT005

Location: 43.7207984924316, -72.4132843017578

Just past the I-89 underpass; AT reenters woods to the right across Podunk Rd.

WPT005

Location: 43.6777648925781, -72.5177688598633

View to the W

WPT004

Location: 43.6803016662598, -72.527099609375

South Promfret; Promfret Road

WPT009

Location: 43.6953926086426, -72.4754791259766

Thistle Hill Shelter

WPT017

Location: 43.7069816589356, -72.3298187255859

Powerline

WPT012

Location: 43.7263679504394, -72.3672180175781

Stream

WPT011

Location: 43.6719093322754, -72.5536270141602

Woodstock Stage Rd.

WPT007

Location: 43.7186851501465, -72.3942031860352

Jeep road

WPT010

Location: 43.7059173583984, -72.4635162353516

Some say trail looks Green Acres

WPT003

Location: 43.6850166320801, -72.5348815917969

Road; packed dirt; Bartlett Brook

WPT001

Location: 43.6754341125488, -72.5505981445312

Stream

WPT008

Location: 43.7196846008301, -72.3927993774414

Doubletrack

WPT011

Location: 43.6547317504883, -72.5656509399414

VT 12; Gulf Stream Bridge; parking

WPT010

Location: 43.7248001098633, -72.3884353637695

Jeep road

WPT002

Location: 43.6755180358887, -72.5402679443359

Dirt road

WPT001

Location: 43.7101173400879, -72.4230499267578

AT turns W on Quechee-West Hartford Road

WPT006

Location: 43.7186317443848, -72.4002532958984

Podunk Road

WPT011

Location: 43.7279167175293, -72.3782348632812

Trail to Burton Woods Road

WPT016

Location: 43.7143173217773, -72.3455352783203

Newton Lane; jeep road

WPT018

Location: 43.7117042541504, -72.3238906860352

AT turns E onto Elm St. Ahead: 1-mi. roadwalk to Main St.; parking

DSCF7436

Location: 43.7070007324219, -72.4336471557617

DSCF7437

Location: 43.7242164611816, -72.3649826049805

DSCF7432

Location: 43.7027816772461, -72.4690322875976