11. Brownsville Trail
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.
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