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Trail Maps St. Albans to Sheldon Sheldon to Enosburg Falls Enosburg Falls to Richford
Overview Bicycling and Walking Opportunities Snowmobile Links Visitor Information Getting Here and Around

Getting Here and Around


Planning Your Visit

Trail Map

Download, view or print our trail map.* (1.86MB)

Segment Descriptions

St. Albans to Sheldon Junction
Open, quiet farmland from St. Albans to Green’s Corners. Beautiful wetlands and pines with some residential areas from Green’s Corners to Sheldon Springs. Few road crossings, mostly of gravel roads.

Sheldon Junction to Enosburg Falls
The trail parallels the Missisquoi River offering scenic views of river rapids, quiet pools, working farms, and Jay Peak. Look for fox, deer, and other wildlife. Three crossings of VT 105.

Enosburg Falls to Richford
The trail parallels the Missisquoi River with outstanding views. The landscape offers a nice mix of sunny farmland, shaded forests, and quiet wetlands. Good segment for bird watchers. Multiple crossings of VT 105.
Please thank our local business owners for their generosity in providing restrooms, water, and other services that benefit trail users!

Mileage Chart

Trail Guide

About This Guide

This guide was funded by the member municipalities of the Northwest Regional Planning Commission with grants from the Vermont Agency of Transportation and Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. The Northwest Vermont Rail Trail Council provided local assistance. The guide is distributed free of charge.

Download a pdf copy of the Guide for viewing or printing (4.2MB file size). *

To request copies by mail, contact:
Northwest Regional Planning Commission
75 Fairfield Street
St. Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802)524-5958
Email: E-mail: aadams@nrpcvt.com
Web: www.mvrailtrail.org

Bicycle Rentals

First Trax
1372 Mountain Road
Montgomery Center, VT 05471

Porter's Bike Shop
116 Grand Avenue
Swanton, VT 05488

Visitor Information

Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce
2 North Main Street, Suite 101
St. Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802)524-2444
E-mail: fcrcc@verizon.net

St. Albans for the Future (SAFF)
City Hall, 100 North Main Street
St. Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802)524-1500
Email: karen@StAlbansVT.info

Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing
6 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-1301
Phone: 800-Vermont or 800-837-6668
Email: tourwebmaster@cda.state.vt.us
Web: http://www.VermontVacation.com

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
1100 17th Street, NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202)331-9696
Web: http://www.railtrails.org

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