Beginner Offroad Trails Near Burlington

Explore Vermont

This route is comprised of Vermont dirt farm roads and some class 4 roads. This scenic drive samples some of northern Vermont's beautiful country settings and looks into the farming community. It is not a…
Total Miles
26.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Patterson Brook Road Fire Service 50

A very well-maintained fire service road that follows the boundary of the bread loaf wilderness in the Green Mountain Forest. There are many amazing off-grid camping spots with some amazing views. This out-and-back road crosses…
Total Miles
5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Symonds Mill Road

A very scenic Vermont back road drive. Road surface was mostly packed gravel with some muddy section. These are mainly farm roads so be on the look out for farm equipment or live stock .…
Total Miles
3.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Edan Road

This is a very scenic drive that cuts through a wilderness management area and logging land. This trail was recently regraded for a logging operation so it's in great shape. There are some low wet…
Total Miles
7.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su

Liberty Hill / FR 223

Located in Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest this short trail bypasses a section of Scenic Route 100 north of Pittsfield. A fairly narrow and sometimes muddy section of a few miles is back-ended by a…
Total Miles
4.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Stock Bridge Road to Woodstock

Mainly a dirt and farm road with short sections of class 4. Be on the look out for dairy cattle and farm equipment. This is a great drive ant time of the year but when…
Total Miles
28.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Wheeler Mountain Road

Classic Vermont class 4 road that cuts across Willoughby State Forest and accesses Wheeler mountain. The road is in relatively good condition with only a few difficult spots. There are not many pull-offs or places…
Total Miles
3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Gale River

Gale River is a well-maintained gravel road through White Mountain National Forest and has many hiking trails to access along the roadway. This winding and scenic roadway provides many views of the South Branch of…
Total Miles
6.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Haystack Road

Haystack Road is a well-maintained gravel forest road that ends at the North Twin hiking trailhead. When we arrived, the Forest Service was grading the road that appears to be heavily traveled for hiking. 10…
Total Miles
4.8
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa