Hikes with Views in the Upper Valley

11. Brownsville Trail

Windsor, Vermont

View north from Norcross Quarry site

Drive time from Hanover, NH: 30 minutes

Reward: Beautiful views to the north across the hills of Brownsville, Vermont.

Length of hike: 2.3 miles, 700 feet to lookout above Norcross Quarry

Ease of use: Excellent, follows well marked trail to quarry site; more views are available, continuing above quarry. An option is to continue to Brownsville Rock near the summit and then continue to the summit.

Trailfinderhttps://www.trailfinder.info/trails/trail/mt-ascutney-state-park

Websitehttps://vtstateparks.com/assets/pdf/ascutney_rec_guide.pdf

Directions to trailhead: I-91 S to Windsor Exit 9; US Route 5 S to Windsor; VT Route 44 West to Brownsville Trail Parking, VT-44, Windsor, VT 05089 on left. (https://goo.gl/maps/ijy253XSpcjWzGb98)

Suggested carpool meeting point: Windsor park and ride at Exit 9

Contact: Mt Ascutney State Park, 1826 Back Mountain Rd, Windsor, VT 05089, 802-674-2060

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