Hikes with Views in the Upper Valley

7. Gile Mountain Trail

Norwich, Vermont

View east to Mount Cube from Gile Mountain tower

Drive time from Hanover, NH: 30 minutes

Reward: From the top of a 67-foot fire tower—a 360-degree panorama. 

Length of hike: 1.4 miles, 390 feet

Ease of use: Excellent; leads from kiosk at parking lot. 

Note: Due to limited parking, please consider carpooling. Vehicles parked in the road will be ticketed.

Trail Finderhttps://www.trailfinder.info/trails/trail/gile-mountain-trail


Directions to trailhead: Norwich Main Street to left on Turnpike Road to Gile Mountain Trailhead (https://goo.gl/maps/2vUgPAyENBRGzp7W8)

Suggested carpool meeting point: Huntley Meadow parking lot, 114 Turnpike Rd, Norwich, VT 05055

Contact: Herbert A. Durfee III, Norwich town manager, hdurfee@norwich.vt.us

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