Tired of hibernating during the winter
months? Have Cabin Fever? Family spending to much time in the
Forget all that and head to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.
Glide peacefully over miles and miles of pristine beauty in
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Spend a day, weekend, or longer,
cross country skiing through some of the most unpopulated and
scenic area in New England.
Here in the Northeast Kingdom on your visit and while cross
country skiing one will enjoy views of our lush forests,
mountains and travel through town and villages that have
remained the same as they in character as when they were formed
many years ago.
Your cross country skiing adventure can include a day or more on
Kingdom Trails with over 100 miles of trails of which is a
multi use trail system and has been voted as BEST TRAIL NETWORK
in North America by Bike Magazine in their annual Reader's Poll.
Kingdom Trails was also the Editors' Choice in the 2006
edition of the Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England, and
in their latest issue of the YANKEE MAGAZINE we were highlighted
as one of the ten "Thrills of a Lifetime" for a family getaway
in New England.
Kingdom Trails was also named BEST OF NEW ENGLAND by Boston
Magazine Travel & Life. They are located in East Burke, Vermont,
just a short drive from Island Pond. Enjoy the pastoral and wild
setting in the rolling hills of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom
while you are MOUNTAIN BIKING, HIKING, TRAIL RUNNING, NORDIC
SKIING, and SNOWSHOEING.
Also located in the heart of Vermont's unspoiled Northeast
Kingdom, you'll find some of the finest cross-country skiing in
New England. Here at their
Nordic Center your and your family will find the
Craftsbury Outdoor Center holding many events ranging from a
Nordic Marathon, relay events and more.
Hazen's Notch Association in northern Vermont is all about
plentiful snow, spectacular scenery, uncrowded trails and
friendly people. The cross country ski touring center at Hazen's
Notch is blessed with a topography that is ideally suited to
nordic skiing - rolling meadows, soft hills, our own 2,800'
mountain and views of mountains in all directions.
Located at the top of Vermont in the "Covered Bridge Town" of
Montgomery near the Jay Peak Ski Resort,
Hazenís Notch is on the western edge of the beautiful,
uncrowded and snowy Northeast Kingdom. The Hazen's Notch / Jay
Peak area is known for receiving more snow than any other part
40 Miles of groomed and marked trails pass through 2,500 acres
of mixed maple, birch and evergreen forest and across gentle,
open meadows. There are spectacular views of
Hazenís Notch and numerous peaks over 3,000í in elevation in
the Jay Range and Cold Hollow Range of the Green Mountains which
completely encircle the trail system. The
Hazen's Notch Association trails are considered to be some
of the most scenic trails in all of Vermont. Link to Snow Report
As a conservation land trust and environmental education center
we design and manage our x-c ski trails to be in harmony with
the landscape. Visitors often comment about the varied forest
types, numerous animal tracks and careful land stewardship
practices that they observe when skiing the Hazen's Notch