7. Gile Mountain Trail
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.
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, email@example.com