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Splendor In Vermont’s Green Mountains

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.

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