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      Please refer to waterburytrails.com for more information.
      Perry Hill is now open for winter use. Please abide by the regulations and check out the press release from our partners, Forest Parks and Recreation.
      Waturbury's Perry Hill is no longer a secret. These trails are quickly getting a rep for their screaming downhills, as well as the climbs that preceed them.

      Some have claimed that Perry Hill has the best downhill mountain bike trail in all of Vermont. Well . . . You'll have to decide that for yourself.

      Parking is at Waterbury's Ice Center and Dog Park and the trailhead is about 100 yards before you gete there.

      The trails are maintained by the Waterbury Trails Alliance.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Ice Center Parking Lot google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      16
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      7
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent
      2,608 ft
      Total Vertical
      831 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,321 ft
      Reports
      3,746
      Photos
      128
      Ridden Counter
      25,647

      Photos of Perry Hill Mountain Bike

      trail: Joe's
      59 |
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 7:02pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      trail: Disneyland
      35 |
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      trail: Disneyland
      34 |
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      trail: Six Flags
      81 |
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 6:59pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      trail: Six Flags
      54 |
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 6:59pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      25 |
      Sep 26, 2023 @ 4:33pm
      Sep 26, 2023
      trail: Joe's
      1,214 |
      Sep 11, 2019 @ 7:51pm
      Sep 11, 2019
      trail: Joe's
      2,012 |
      Apr 13, 2012 @ 5:30pm
      Apr 13, 2012

      Videos of Perry Hill Mountain Bike

      Disneyland Extra Credit Roller Fail
      trail: Disneyland
      0:07 | 751 | Jun 17, 2020
      Burning Spear at Perry Hill in Waterbury, VT
      5:00 | 1222 | Jun 20, 2012
      youtuber Most Unique New Trail in New England |...
      trail: Six Flags
      9:19 | 78 | Mar 11, 2024 , Waterbury
      Sending Perry Hills S’Mores Blind
      trail: S'Mores
      2:15 | 76 | Sep 6, 2023 , Waterbury
      Perry Hill - Burning Spear
      4:53 | 122 | Jul 14, 2023 , Waterbury
      Perry Hill - Small Axe

      6:17 | 102 | Jul 5, 2023
      Vermont Gnar! | Mountain Biking Perry Hill in...
      12:20 | 188 | Aug 4, 2022 , Waterbury
      Vermont Gnar! | Mountain Biking Perry Hill in...
      trail: S'Mores
      12:20 | 203 | Aug 4, 2022 , Waterbury

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Duct Tape
      May 17, 2024 @ 10:20am
      May 17, 2024
      Prevalent MudAlexShowermanClimb to our upper trails still have some...

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      nicksintroswishlistrouteactivity #53122512
      May 25, 2024 @ 10:09am
      12 hours
      Sagalynaddreportactivity #53087170 and 2 more
      May 24, 2024 @ 3:09pm
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      Erathtgvotetrailactivity #53078738
      May 24, 2024 @ 11:42am
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      May 24, 2024 @ 7:02am
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      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      AndytrektrailSmall AxeI found out the reason they changed the name...
      Oct 9, 2023 @ 6:52pm
      Oct 9, 2023
      LiamprusselltrailS'MoresLegendary trail, super fun
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 12:10pm
      Sep 21, 2023
      LiamprusselltrailBurning SpearShould be labeled black
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 11:36am
      Sep 21, 2023
      LiamprusselltrailPermissionI’d say this should be labeled a black...
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 11:06am
      Sep 21, 2023
      yahmontrailSmall AxeRastaman is a great trail!
      Aug 7, 2023 @ 12:50pm
      Aug 7, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Little River to Perry2.9 km
      Dowsville4.7 km
      Little River State Park 1 35.4 km
      Moretown Trails 1 1 25.7 km
      The Driving Range 1 6 1 15.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1710 miles2,608 ft6 miles830 ft
      #294#1461283,685711,577
      Hike1710 miles2,608 ft6 miles830 ft
      #192#1103,686192
      Trail Running1710 miles2,608 ft6 miles830 ft
      #192#1093,68668
      Snowmobile32 miles486 ft1 mile282 ft
      1101
      Snowshoe53 miles666 ft1 mile446 ft
      13212
      Backcountry Ski1738 ft59 ft
      952
      Nordic Ski74 miles774 ft2 miles548 ft
      1525
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