Merck Forest & Farmland Center, Rupert

#6 of 8 in Tours in Green Mountains
Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Hiking Trail
Merck Forest and Farmland Center is a non-profit educational organization, located on 3,200 acres of forest and farmland in the Taconic Mountains of southwestern Vermont. The Center is open to the public year round, seven days a week from dawn to dusk. There is no admission fee and the public is invited to enjoy the thirty miles of trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding.
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  • Great family hiking; but it is hilly, so not for folks who are out of shape. Make sure to go to the “yellow” meadow along your hike for amazing pics and Mountain Views, and go up to the farm. The...  more »
  • We love this place. No entrance fee. Great hiking trails. Not too many crowds once you get past the main farm area. Blueberry picking in season. Pigs! Chickens! Apples fresh off the tree...  more »
  • Such a great place! Wide variety of trails and amazing views
  • Great place to take children to learn about farm basics and pet animals

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