COVID-19 ResponseFor the latest information regarding cross-state travel to Vermont and quarantine requirements, please visit the State of Vermont’s Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s website.
2021 Hiking Season UpdateAll trails, shelters, and facilities in Vermont will be open as usual upon the commencement of the 2021 hiking season. Please continue to use caution and abide by state guidelines when it comes to Covid safety.
Backcountry Overnight Sites
The rugged and remote nature of backcountry overnight sites are one of the things that make hiking the Long Trail special. As these sites are remote and rustic, visitors are being asked to be self-sufficient and prepared to minimize the potential for spread of COVID-19. Focus will be on maintaining physical distance between unrelated visitors and to manage, reduce, or eliminate common touch points.
Thank you for being a partner in this endeavor and doing your part to minimize the risk to yourself and others
Visitors to backcountry overnight sites are being asked to adhere to the following guidelines:
Overnight Camping at Developed Sites (Shelters/Cabins/Leantos/Tent Platforms)
For information on the “Prepare, Park, Play, and Move On” mentality, see our blog from summer 2020.
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