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      Welcome to Ascutney Trails, Vermont’s premier recreational trail network featuring more than 30 miles of hand-crafted, biker-built, mountain bike trails and miles of quality hiking trails. Located in and around the Village of Brownsville, Vermont, Ascutney Trails are just minutes from Exits 8 and 9 off of Interstate 91.

      Ascutney Trails has a network of about 30 miles of trails for non-motorized recreational use, located at the base and western flank of Mt. Ascutney, mostly on the land of the Ascutney Mountain Resort and the town forest of West Windsor Vermont. Although the double-track trails date back 30 years or more, starting in August of 2006, members of Sport Trails of the Ascutney Basin (STAB), began building trails more amenable to mountain biking, trail running and back-country skiing. The trails are open to the public at no cost, with an extensive sign system, and maps are sold at Brownsville General Store, Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Ascutney Mountain Resort, and local bike shops.

      There are two trailheads with parking available:

      The Ski Tow Road trailhead – Enter Ascutney Mountain Resort from Route 44, stay to the left, to the far end of the large parking lot on the right. This is the main entrance to the trails, and has an information kiosk with changing room and porta-john.

      For direct access to the more challenging trails, West Windsor Town Forest Trailhead is found by travelling west on route 44, about one mile from the town hall and turning left onto Coaching Lane. In one mile bear left at the “To Town Forest” sign, pass one house, then bear right. You will pass a sign for Ascutney Trails, bear left at a gate and climb to the trailhead parking lot and kiosk.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      38
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      5,044 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,509 ft
      Total Vertical
      797 ft
      Reports
      30
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      478

      Photos of Ascutney Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Lynx
      1 |
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 1:25pm
      Sep 17, 2017
      Lynx, Pittsfield
      trail: Bank on it
      1 |
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 1:24pm
      Sep 17, 2017
      Bank on it, Pittsfield
      trail: Bypass
      2 |
      Jul 14, 2017 @ 9:49am
      Jul 14, 2017
      Bypass, My City
      trail: Bypass
      3 |
      Jul 14, 2017 @ 9:49am
      Jul 14, 2017
      Bypass, My City
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      Videos of Ascutney Trails Mountain Bike

      Hayride Mt. Ascutney
      trail: Hay Ride
      10:46 | 123 | Aug 31, 2013
      Mile Long Field on Ascutney Mountain
      7:06 | 365 | Jul 30, 2013
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Ascutney Pump Trackskill parkBrownsville
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