Vermont Annual Inspiration Guide

The hills and valleys in the heart of the Green Mountains in central Vermont are a stunning backdrop to explore outdoors. From a contemplative journey on a nature trail to an exhilarating on snow experience, Vermont offers outdoor recreation for every body. Bringing this mantra to their mission, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports is a nationally recognized statewide program empowering people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming. Year-round opportunities combine environmental, holistic wellness and competitive training philosophies for people of all ages with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional disabilities. This curated list offers up some of central Vermont's top accessible outdoor recreation activities and experiences. PHOTO COURTESY OF: PICO MOUNTAIN 42 1-800-VERMONT Thundering Brook Falls Vermont is spotted with hundreds of picturesque waterfalls, due to the mountainous terrain and dense forests. A part of the Appalachian Trail, the trail to Thundering Brook Falls begins with a boardwalk with sweeping views of the valley floor. To reach the falls, venture through lush greenery on accessible switchbacks, where you'll hear the water rushing before you see it. The scenic falls feature a steep and narrow 125-foot drop, making this one of the more dramatic falls in Vermont. Millstone Trails Millstone Trails is a network of multipurpose trails on over 1,500 acres in and around the historic granite quarries of Barre Town. The network offers a diverse mix of trails for riders of different abilities and is especially known for mountain biking. Delaware & Hudson Rail Trail The Delaware &Hudson Rail Trail is a 19.8-mile section of old railroad tracks that spans the western parts of