Mount ascutney state park

Quick Facts Activities: hiking and camping Open: May to October Fees: $4 adults, $2 kids Camping: 38 wooded tent/RV sites, 10 lean-tos Dogs: Yes, on-leash

Hiking Trails

There are four trails leading up to the summit. Here's an overview to help you choose the best one for your hike.

Futures Trail

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

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. 

Weathersfield Trail

 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

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. 

Summit Trails

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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