VT Green Mountain Club
Vermont Trail System – Hiking Advocate
The Green Mountain Club is dedicated to the care of Vermont’s Long Trail and is an advocacy and educator for Vermont’s hiking trails and trail systems. The GMC was formed when 23 progressively minded people gathered in Burlington Vermont on March 11, 1910. By 1912 a path was cleared from Sterling Pond to Camel’s Hump. In the decade that followed Green Mountain Club members built more than 200 miles of trail and overnight facilities. Ask us about the Vermont Green Mountain Club or share comments. To feature your Vermont business, contact us.
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Waybury Inn, Route 125, E. Middlebury, VT 05740 | 802-388-4015 or 800-348-1810
Located at the foot of the Green Mountains and with thousands of acres of wilderness and great hiking trails just minutes from the inn, the Waybury Inn is an ideal location to base your Vermont hiking experience. The Waybury Inn has offered comfortable lodging, unpretentious fine dining for decades.
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Mountain View Inn, 1912 Mill Brook Road, Route 17, Fayston, VT 05673 | 802-496-2426
The Mountain View Inn in Fayston -- an 1826 farmhouse with all the comforts of modern conveniences. Seven private rooms, delicious breakfasts, beautiful views. Like going to Grandmas... only better. Just minutes to Sugarbush, Waitsfield, and 2.5 miles to Mad River Glen. Hike the nearby trails in the Mad River Valley, Stowe - Waterbury area.
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West Mountain Inn, River Road, Arlington, VT 05250 | 802-375-6516
Nestled on a mountainside, the century old, seven gabled West Mountain Inn invites guests to discover its many treasures. Distinctively decorated guest rooms, comfortable common areas, 150 woodland acres with wildflowers, a bird sanctuary, and llamas. Miles of wilderness ski or hiking trails and the Battenkill River provide seasonal outdoor activities. Private dining and meeting rooms, A unique space for celebrations of weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, or business meetings.
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The Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851 | 802-626-8310
"Warm hospitality... the gardens are famous". Yankee Magazine. Relax and recharge at this country inn with resort amenities on 570 acres in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Offering 24 guest rooms and suites, pool, tennis, trails, petting barn, skiing, snowmobile tours, x-country skiing, hay / sleigh rides, spa, and sauna. Country breakfasts and dinners overlooking perennial gardens and spectacular mountain views. Wedding facilities. Kid friendly. Easy to get to from I-91 & I-93. Kingdom Trails - Northeast Kingdom hiking nearby.
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Sunset Motor Inn, 160 VT Route 15 W Morrisville, VT 05661 | 800-544-2347
A family owned hotel in scenic Vermont. Recently updated rooms and amenties. 55 units, apartment suite, four houses in a convenient location. Charlmont Restaurant, located next door. Children 12 & under stay free, Group Rates, Bus Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Outdoor Pool, Views, Select pet-friendly rooms available; a large lawn is available behind hotel.
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The Governor's House in Hyde Park, 100 Main Street, Hyde Park, VT 05655 | 866-800-6888
Centerpiece of a quiet village, the completely restored historic mansion offers modern comfort with the gracious elegance of an earlier time. Period furnishings. Bedroom fireplaces. Mountain views. Jane Austen weekends. Afternoon tea. Small private events and weddings. The perfect elopement package.
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Green Mountain Club is a professionally staffed nonprofit organization committed to maintaining and protecting the Long Trail and advocating the hiking opportunities throughout Vermont.
The Vermont Legislature Form
In 1971, the Vermont Legislature passed a resolution, recognizing the Club as “the founder, sponsor, defender, and protector” of the Long Trail System and delegating to it responsibility for developing policies and programs for “the preservation, maintenance, and proper use of hiking trails for the benefit of the people of Vermont.” Although different generations of GMCers have faced different challenges–from pioneer trail blazing to environmental concerns and land acquisition–the Club’s main responsibility remains the same today as it was in 1910: to maintain and protect the Long Trail for all Vermonters, now and in the future.
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