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Stowe Recreation Path, Stowe

4.9
Must see · Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Bike, skate, run, or walk the 8.5 km (5.3 mi) Stowe Recreation Path, which stretches along and criss-crosses the West Branch River. A popular destination for locals and tourists, the scenic route offers views of the woods, river, and mountains. The path also provides access to swimming holes and a corn maze. Pack a picnic to eat at one of the tables or stop in at a bar or restaurant along the way. Visitors of all ages and fitness levels will enjoy the path as it is paved and mostly level. Arrange to visit Stowe Recreation Path and other attractions in Stowe using our Stowe road trip app.
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  • We absolutely LOVED the Stowe Rec Path. We rented bikes from AJ's Bike Shop for 4 hours and did the entire trail (approx. 5.5 miles). The view was just stunning...we enjoyed every minute of it. We...  more »
  • we went every day. there are also swimming holes along the trail. so much fun and great for all ages. food available along the way. can rent bikes on the path. I rec Pinnacle or AJs.  more »

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