Road cycling in VT is unreal, and a great way to explore Vermont’s scenery and small towns. There are many routes available online, and we suggest visiting Killington Pico Cycling Club on Facebook search.
HIKING AND FISHING
Appalachian trail entrance 6 miles away next to entrance to Brook Falls
Thundering Brook Falls Trail Address: 2295 River Rd, Killington, VT 05751
Gifford Woods State Park is a state park located at the base of Pico Peak in Killington, Vermont. The wooded park provides, picnic, and fishing facilities, and has hiking trails, including a portion of the Appalachian Trail.
Deer Leap Trail Address: 139 US-4, Killington, VT 05751
Bucklin Trailhead Address: 20 Wheelerville Rd, Mendon, VT 05701
Lake Pauline, Lake Rescue and Echo Lake are home to rainbow, brook, and lake trout, perch, bass, and pickerel.
Kilington Adventure center
The Beast Mountain Coaster is a 4,800-foot-long alpine coaster that twists and turns through the woods with 360-degree corkscrews and supplies thrills for all ages.
Please check the summer operating schedule for planned dates and hours of operation.
Amazing Maze is 5,000 square feet of feet-on-the-ground exploration; find the four check points for the ultimate prize - bragging rights.
ATV mountain tours - Hit the mountain with a guided tour on the ride of your choice - all-terrain vehicle (ATV), utility terrain vehicle (UTV) or a segway!
Soaring Eagle 600 feet long, 100 feet high and glides at 30 miles per hour. Side-by-side seating for two and unbeatable views all year ‘round.
The Skye Ropes Course stands four-stories high with 42 obstacles to maneuver - it is hours of fun for daredevils, climbers and athletes of all ages.
Zip line and more ...
Family Fun Time
Colton Pond - Located 1 mile from Gifford State pond and next to Golf field. 5 min drive from Turn of River lodge.
Buttermilk Falls: Take Rte 103 north out of Ludlow, follow 1.6, turn right onto Buttermilk Falls road follow roughly .75 miles up to the dead end. Follow paths down to the river on the right hand side.
Plymouth State Park Beach: Lovely lakeside beach and park. The park has picnic areas too, so remember to bring food for a barbecue. Take Rte 103 north out of Ludlow, follow 1.5 miles, turn right onto Rte 100 North, follow for approx 4 miles, look for Reading road on right (look for the Echo Lake Inn on your left). Follow up for 1.5 miles, Turn left onto Boy Scout Camp Road. Follow 1.0 mile to the park, turn in on the left.
Warren Falls: ranked in the 10 best swimming holes in all New England. Well worth the one hour drive. Google it and get the idea. Address: 3919 VT-100, Warren, VT 05674.
If you have your own equipment, you can kayak in any water you want. If you’d like to rent kayaks, ask us for more information!