Celebrate National Trails Day in Woodstock, Vermont on Saturday, June 2
10:30 AM and 12 PM | GUIDED WALKS
Join a guided walk from the Forest Center for three different destinations: South Peak, The Nordic Hut, and the Family Valley Quest to the Horse Shed Pasture hub.
11:00 PM – 2:30 PM | VERMONT FIDDLE ORCHESTRA
At the Forest Center.
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM | ICE CREAM SOCIAL
At the Forest Center. Sponsored by the Billings Park Commission
2:00 PM | AWARDS/SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS at the Forest Center.
Annette C. Compton Fiertz Trail Stewardship Award
The Trek-Hiking and Activity Stations
Forest Center & Under the Big Tent
Trek to Taste starts here!
10:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Visit with Upper Valley Farm to School Program students
Check out a stream table with the Ottauquechee Natural Resource Conservation District
Join a Vital Communities’ Family Chipmunk Quest leaving at 10:30 AM and 12:00 PM
Become a Junior Ranger
Visit with the Green Mountain Club, Upper Valley Trails Alliance and the Upper Valley Sierra Club
Pick up your self-guided Nature Bingo cards
Enjoy ice cream social 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Annette Compton Trail Stewardship Award at 2:00 PM
Guided Walks start here – 10:30 PM & 12:00 PM
Music by Vermont Fiddle Orchestra
Walk to Family Fun and Art Activities at the Horse Shed Meadow
An easy stroll leads to an art and nature activity hub perfect for kids and families!
1 mile round-trip
Enjoy art activities with the creative folks from ArtisTree!
Make some ice cream and sample cheese with the Billings Farm & Museum
Snack on apples while looking for local wildlife with an “Eye Spy” game
Make a bicycle-powered smoothie with the Change the World Kids
Get to see a raptor and learn about birds of prey with VINS (Vermont Institute for Natural Science)
Play a fun bird beak game with the nature experts from VINS
The Nordic Hut Hub at the Spring Lot
Hike through the heart of the National Park to the Nordic Hut
2.5 miles round-trip
Warm to wood fired pizza made by the Woodstock Union Middle and High School Farm to School teams, Earth Beat, Locally Grown, 7th grade science class — with pizza dough from King Arthur Flour and local veggies.
Check out local food displays
Join a family-friendly lawn game
South Peak Hub
Hearty walkers will enjoy the view & local tastings at the south peak of Mount Tom
4.5 mile round-trip trek
Sustainable Woodstock has teamed with local farmers and producers to offer gourmet tastings at the scenic overlook on South Peak above the village of Woodstock
Guided Hikes from the Forest Center
Departures at 10:30 AM & 12:00 PM
Guided Family Chipmunk Quest 1 mile round trip —EASY. Ending at the ArtisTree and VINS activity hub.
Nordic Hut 2.5 miles round trip — MODERATE. Trek to the Nordic Hut hub and enjoy a reward of pizza tastes.
South Peak 4.5 miles round trip — HEARTY. Three hours with stop at the Nordic Hut. Special tastes from local producers at South Peak with Sustainable Woodstock.
Mt. Tom Farmer’s Market
Follow the Stewardship Trail to the Mt. Tom Farmer’s Market
Get your veggie on with local farm products! The market is open until 1:00PM.
Head west from the Forest Center on the “Stewardship Trail” and across Hwy 12 to the Mount Tom Farmers Market for farm fresh food selections, local arts & crafts.
Ahh, The Taste–Food and Farms
Local farms and food producers providing or supporting yummy tastes at the event include:
Billings Farm Woodstock, VT
Champlain Orchards Shoreham, VT
Cabot Creamery Cabot, Vt
Cloudland Farm Pomfret, VT
Deep Meadow Farm Weathersfield
Farmstead Cheese South Woodstock, VT
Four Springs Farm, Royalton, VT
Four Corners Farm Newbury, VT
Green Mountain Flour Windsor, VT
Green Mountain Smokehouse, Windsor, VT
GrowPro Hydroponics White River Junction, VT
King Arthur Flour, Norwich, VT
The Mountain Creamery, Woodstock, VT
One Chicken at a Time Farm, South Woodstock, VT
Pierson Farm Bradford, VT
Plymouth Artisan Cheese Plymouth, VT
Potlicker Kitchen Bethel , VT
Sandberg Farm, Corinth
Thistle Hill Farm N Pomfret
Top Acres Farm, S Woodstock
Thymeless Herbs, Woodstock
Vermont Farmstead S Woodstock
Winter Moon Farm, Corinth, NH
Woodstock Farmer’s Market
Woodstock Union Middle High School GreenhouseYummy Yammy Norwich
Questions or comments? Please call the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park at 802.457.3368 extension 222.