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3 Nearby Day Hikes on The Appalachian Trail

Aug 26, 2015 07:10PM ● By Ryan Frisch
Enjoy these A.T. Day hikes around the Upper Valley.

South Pomfret Road north to Dupuis Hill and return – 2.6 miles

Two great vistas from open hilltops, and Old King’s Highway lined with stone walls and cellar holes. The first .7 of a mile is steep climbing.

Route 12 south to Lookout Farm Road – 5.7 miles

Leave a second car or bike on Green Gate Road (described in article from this edition).

Cloudland Road to Route 14 – 7.1 miles

Several views from hilltop pastures (can be split in half by leaving a car at Joe Ranger Road)


The hikes are described in the Appalachian Trail Guide to New Hampshire and Vermont and accompanying maps, available at and local stores, as well as in the Long Trail Guide, available at Use the Vermont Road Atlas to locate trailheads. For information about hiking basics, visit

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