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      The trails accessible from the Fairgrounds Trailhead are entirely on private property. They are free, and open to the public through the landowner's generosity and their partnership with Slate Valley Trails, a 501(c)(3) and chapter of the Vermont Mountain Bike Association.

      The trails are open to any non-motorized use including hiking, running, and snowshoeing.

      The trails are well-designed to be climbed, durable, and have excellent rolling descents. There are a few longer loops that may take more stamina. The views are not bad either

      Trail Use Guidelines
      - Welcome sunrise to sunset
      - Share the trails... bikers yield to hikers
      - Practice Leave No Trace ethics, including carry out your trash
      - Stay on marked trails... we went to a lot of trouble to build them
      - Please do not ride the trails if they are wet and tire ruts are visible!
      - No motorized vehicles or horses... they can damage the trails
      - No camping or fires... to respect the landowner's wishes
      - Your cell phone may NOT have service at our trailheads, or on parts of our trail network! Familiarize yourself with the map, have a map with you, and/or have the map available offline in your mobile GPS App.
      - This trailhead has a portable toilet through mid-October

      Attention Trail Users: Be aware! This property is open to hunting.
      -Wear bright clothing, ideally blaze orange
      -Avoid hiking/riding at dawn and dusk, which are prime hunting hours.
      - Keep pets in control.
      - Check for current Vermont Hunting Season Dates with VT Fish and Wildlife. Pay particular attention to when Youth Deer Weekend, Bow & Arrow, Rifle, and Muzzleloader seasons are.

      The following trails are closed during rifle and muzzleloader season:
      - Cliffhanger
      - Freefall
      - Loop-the-Loop
      - Midway
      - To Morse Hollow
      For your own safety and out of respect for hunters - please abide by trail closures.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Property
      Land Manager: Slate Valley Trails
      Fairgrounds Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The official parking area is located at 131 Town Farm Road in Poultney, VT. Follow the signs. Overflow parking will be marked. Please use the official gravel lot first!
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      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 18, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      20
      Trails Mountain Bike
      19
      Trails Hike
      20
      Trails Trail Running
      20
      Trails Snowshoe
      17
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      3,478 ft
      Total Vertical
      548 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,052 ft
      Reports
      456
      Photos
      44
      Ridden Counter
      3,635

      Photos of Fairgrounds Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Lollipop
      10 |
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 1:56pm
      Aug 12, 2022
      trail: Cliffhanger
      65 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 10:31pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      trail: Freefall
      65 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 10:24pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      44 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 10:19pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      trail: Cliffhanger
      82 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 10:18pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      47 |
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 10:42am
      Sep 16, 2020
      trail: Big Top
      204 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Jul 24, 2019
      trail: Big Top
      168 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Jul 24, 2019

      Videos of Fairgrounds Trails Mountain Bike

      Fairground trails at Slate Valley

      14:34 | 15 | Jul 22, 2022
      Trail Guide: Fairgrounds West, Slate Valley...
      trail: Carnie
      16:45 | 526 | Aug 2, 2020 , Poultney

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1443109skiphreaknjaddphoto in My City
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 1:56pm
      Aug 12, 2022
      user #1443109skiphreaknjaddreportMaple Sugar and 7 more
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 10:19am
      Aug 12, 2022
      user #2490541VyakubecriddentrailCliffhanger and 1 more
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 3:22pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #457312radam25wishlistrouteFairgrounds Rocco's West Loop and 1 more
      Jul 29, 2022 @ 6:09am
      Jul 29, 2022
      user #1395900junglejim2000wishlistrouteFairgrounds Rocco's West Loop
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 1:11pm
      Jul 28, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2260566OneamongmanytrailBumper CarsHad a great time riding there on 06/27/20....
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 9:33am
      Jun 29, 2020
      user #1392303IlovermontbikingreportMerry-Go-RoundThanks. We did mow this the end of August, but...
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      user #1816978DdubVTreportBumper CarsDry and hot. Had some cool little...
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Aug 7, 2019
      user #1820060ricklandrytrailBumper CarsNice trail with some great features. Ride...
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 6:44am
      Jul 28, 2019
      user #900257manglermixertrailBig TopWe descended this from carnie. Was a nice...
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 12:28pm
      Jul 24, 2019

      Nearby Areas

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1918 miles3,251 ft8 miles548 ft
      #1,568#8524445531,841
      Hike2019 miles3,478 ft8 miles548 ft
      #1,206#74845122
      Trail Running2019 miles3,478 ft8 miles548 ft
      #1,213#74845135
      Snowshoe1718 miles3,327 ft8 miles548 ft
      #58#351673
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