RootsRated explores the best hiking trails in Burlington. From quick hikes to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect trails. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Burlington, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
From Mount Philo's spanning views of Lake Champlain to Mount Mansfield, the highest point in Vermont, there's a wealth of fantastic hiking waiting! Burlington has mountains, hills, and forests all waiting to be explored. Besides the fine lakeside hiking right in town, the best hiking of the Northeast Kingdom can be found less than an hour away. The Long Trail has 270 miles to explore while Camel's Hump is a an excellent summit hike that pokes above the trees. When autumn comes, there may be no more beautiful place on the planet than Vermont. Let RootRated help you find the very best hikes, from short outings to epic all-day summits!