Wildlife and Walking in the Green Mountain State
Explore the picturesque woodlands of Vermont on expert-led walks, learn about fascinating local wildlife or railroad history of the area, depending on your which week you choose.
Rating (4.7)
Program No. 22619RJ
6 days
Starts at
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At a Glance

Peaceful, pastoral and picturesque — the Vermont countryside is New England wilderness at its finest and home to a bustling ecosystem of local wildlife. From your home base at a quaint bed and breakfast nestled in the Dover Town Forest, join experts on daily walks to immerse yourself in the Green Mountain State’s lush forests, verdant mountains and breathtaking lakeside vistas. Study the local wildlife you see along the way, from birds of prey and beavers to moose and wolves, and discuss topics like local ecosystems, conservation and more.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking 1.5-2 miles a day on varied terrain.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Soak in panoramic views on daily hikes and nature walks, and dive deep into topics like the effects of human activity on the wildlife species of Vermont.
  • Get to know local wildlife up close and personal with a live animal presentations by experts from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.
  • Travel along the the Crosstown Trail in Dover to visit one or two beaver ponds, and learn about these true environmental engineers.

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