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Vermont

Wildlife, Walking & Hiking in the Green Mountain State

Program No. 22619RJ
Explore the picturesque woodlands of Vermont on expert-led walks and hikes, learn about fascinating local wildlife and history of the area.
Length
6 days
Rating (4.5)
Activity Level
Starts at
999

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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2023
Starting at
999
Jul 9 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
1,049
Sep 10 - Sep 15, 2023
Starting at
1,099
Sep 17 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
1,099
Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2023
Starting at
1,099
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2023
Starting at
1,199
Jul 9 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
1,249
Sep 10 - Sep 15, 2023
Starting at
1,259
Sep 17 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
1,259
Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2023
Starting at
1,259

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
Nature walks and hikes 1.5-2 miles in length. Expect to encounter uneven terrain, roots, and rocks. Walking poles suggested.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 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 wildlife with a live animal presentation by the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.
  • Travel along the Crosstown Trail in Dover to visit one or two beaver ponds, and learn about these true environmental engineers.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Hiking Vermont: 60 Of Vermont's Greatest Hiking Adventures
by Larry Pletcher
State Hiking Guides Series





Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.