Mount ascutney state park
hiking and camping
May to October
$4 adults, $2 kids
38 wooded tent/RV sites, 10 lean-tos
There are four trails leading up to the summit. Here's an overview to help you choose the best one for your hike.
At 4.6 miles (one-way), the Futures Trail is the most extended trek up to the summit of Mt. Ascutney and the only trail that begins in the campground.
Brownsville Trail is a 3.2-mile (one-way) hike to the summit with some nice views on the way up. You will pass a cool quarry and some rusty mining equipment.
This route to the summit is 2.9 miles (one-way) and there are plenty of viewpoints on the way up, as well as small streams and waterfalls.
Windsor Trail is 2.7 miles (one-way) to the summit of Mt. Ascutney, making it the shortest of the four routes. There is a small waterfall and a few viewpoints.
You can drive to the top of Mount Ascutney and explore the easy summit trails with awesome views for practically zero effort. Watch for hang gliders!
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