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Retreat Trails

Cedar Street, Brattleboro, VT
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A Nice Hike

This was a fairly easy hike with one small steep area. The trail markings are somewhat confusing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary R
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Lindenhurst, New York
Beautiful trails!

Nice hike with views of the water and wildlife. Easy trail near the meadows or options for a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
250bean
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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“ski jump” (21 reviews)
“harris hill” (8 reviews)
“ice pond” (6 reviews)
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Cedar Street, Brattleboro, VT
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"ski jump"
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"easy hike"
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"beautiful trails"
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"in town"
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"grafton cheese"
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"nice hike"
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"short hike"
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"watch tower"
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"trail map"
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"stone tower"
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"cedar st"
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"trail head"
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"walking trails"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fairly easy hike with one small steep area. The trail markings are somewhat confusing. It is not tree marked like other trails. There are signs at various points. If you want to see all the trail has to offer bring a map....More

Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hike with views of the water and wildlife. Easy trail near the meadows or options for a steeper hike.

Thank 250bean
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Hiked from the ski jump lot to the ice pond and then the upper and lower woodland trails. Had about 6-8 inches of snow but trails were well used. Had micro spikes over snow boots but Yak traks would have been fine.

Thank SKDEWITT
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

These are an excellent set of trails. Check out the Retreat Tower and ice house. You can get to the Harris Hill Ski jump using these trails.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Didn't have all the time in the world so we only hiked up to the watch tower. It's a good looking building. Wish it was open to go up for the view. Only about a half mile hike round trip. Park at the ski jump.

Thank Corbin G
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Very nice spot to visit, but takes more time than we had to really enjoy all the views. The Brattleboro area offers much for a day tripper.

Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

So nice to go into the middle of the woods and literally be right in town. You can even walk up the stairs of the ski jump.

Thank Res555
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We hiked to the tower. It is a very short trip but it was beautiful. Not much info locally on how to find the trails or where to park so it was good we had our smart phones to help us find it.

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We enjoyed our walk there with our dog. We did get lost and never reached the top. There was no trail map anywhere unfortunately.

Thank artzero
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

These walking trails provide for interesting views of the West River Valley in Brattleboro. The trails are not difficult and are well-marked. I stayed in town at the Inn on Putney Road - located on Rt. 5 in Brattleboro. The Inn is an excellent choice...More

Thank Ricky D
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