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Superb hike - best on our trip so far - read this report for details

There are a variety of trails on Mount Tom which covers a large area up behind the National Park... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
England, United Kingdom
Great Nature Hike

Take a couple of hours and stop shopping! Faulkner Trail is a well designed nature trail to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Antonio, Texas
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Small mountain located in Woodstock.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“faulkner trail” (17 reviews)
“easy hike” (10 reviews)
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Woodstock, VT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are a variety of trails on Mount Tom which covers a large area up behind the National Park Visitor centre opposite Billings Farm & Museum - hence very accessible. Lots of free parking on River Road and Billings Farm Car park. There are excellent...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a couple of hours and stop shopping! Faulkner Trail is a well designed nature trail to the top of Mount Tom. It's a beautiful walk, and should be easy enough for most ages. We walked from Mountain Rd. up the trail to Tom, and...More

Thank D D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived in the area for over 40 years and feel so fortunate to have Mt. Tom right here. I have been running the trails for years and still find little side trails I never knew existed. Wonderful carriage roads and of course those side...More

Thank Vermont1949
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are interested in walking and capable of doing moderate exercise, going to the top of this mountain provides you with spectacular view of Woodstock and surrounding area.

Thank Manoocher N
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We hiked up using the Faulkner Trail, and it did not disappoint. Relatively easy hike/ascent with beautiful view of the town and surrounding countryside on a clear day. Go to the pond at the top, then descend via the carriage trails. Very manageable. Carriage trails...More

Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Despite the name this is a hill which can either be climbed up a woody path with a steep bit at the end or approached via an old carriage road and it all ends with a nice view of the area.

Thank rzamenhof
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing hike....fabulous views of Woodstock...many levels of hiking from easy to somewhat difficult. Walk through the national forest. Great for young and old

Thank bambam2626
Reviewed 20 June 2017

easy hike to a good view of the town and surrounding mountains. parking at the trail head is free and easy, we took the Faulkner trail, but there are many trails that will lead to the top

1  Thank gracevoelker10
Reviewed 15 May 2017

walk up the winding uphill way which is steep at the very end or take the carriage walk way which is long but easy with nice views

1  Thank rzamenhof
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Our first time going to Woodstock and decided to take our dog with us. We took the carriage paths to the top. Was an easy hike and the views were beautiful. The lake at the top was a surprise and the pastures along the were...More

3  Thank thomas b
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5 September 2017|
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Response from Richard D | Reviewed this property |
It is an easy hike from the parking lot off Prosper Road. Not too much elevation and what there is is gradual. The view is worth it!
29 March 2017|
Response from Vagabond33 | Reviewed this property |
It's doable on one of the trails, but not all of them. I can't recall the name of the trail we ascended on, it was much safer than the one we descended on.
19 September 2016|
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Response from romangladiator | Reviewed this property |
Good morning! You drive over the old covered bridge almost across the street from the Woodstock Inn. You will see it when you enter the village green on the right side of the street. Travel through the bridge and go... More