Fall Bird Walks – Castleton University Trails

Castleton University Castleton University, Castleton, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly bird walks in the Poultney area, on the trails of the SVT system, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All levels of birding experience are welcome. Bring water and a snack, binoculars, cameras, or field guides, if you have them. They are at a slow […]

Fall Bird Walks – Delaney Woods

Delaney Woods East Delaney Cross Road, Wells, VT

Tuesday, October 13– Delaney Woods (Wells) Meet at the Delaney Woods parking area (enter E. Delaney Cross Road off North Street in Wells, across from the Lakeside Park, and look for the official parking area on the right.) 3 miles, 3 hours, Easy to Moderate terrain (250 ft elevation gain). Join Slate Valley Trails and […]

Slate Valley Trails Annual Meeting

Online

Join Slate Valley Trails on Saturday, April 24 at 4:00PM for our virtual Annual Meeting. We will recap our 2020 accomplishments, highlight what we are looking forward to in 2021, vote on our next slate of Board Members and Officers, and provide the opportunity to virtually interact with other attendees. We will conclude the meeting […]

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk – Fairgrounds Trailhead

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hikes in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All are welcome. No worry if you can't identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily […]

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk – Poultney River and Rail Trail

D&H Rail Trail Main Street, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hikes in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All are welcome. No worry if you can't identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily […]

Recurring

SVT Group Mountain Bike Ride

Varied

Join Slate Valley Trails for this socially distanced group mountain bike ride weekly on Wednesdays this summer. We will ride trails mostly in the SVT network, but occasionally meet at other locations (with permission)! A great chance to learn some new loops! MEETING LOCATIONS ROTATE. Check the SVT Website Events Calendar and Facebook Events for […]

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk – Endless Brook

Endless Brook Trailhead Endless Brook Trailhead, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hikes in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All are welcome. No worry if you can't identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily […]

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk – Castleton University Trails

Castleton University Castleton University, Castleton, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hikes in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All are welcome. No worry if you can't identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily […]

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk – Delaney Woods

Delaney Woods East Delaney Cross Road, Wells, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hikes in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All are welcome. No worry if you can't identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily […]

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk – Poultney River and Rail Trail

D&H Rail Trail Main Street, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hikes in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30 am. All are welcome. No worry if you can't identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily […]

Recurring

Slate Valley Shale Shifters (Youth Family Ride)

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

The Slate Valley Trails "Youth and Family Programming Committee" invites you to the inaugural Slate Valley Shale Shifters (Youth Family Ride) . All are welcome. Rides will go in green (easier) and blue trails depending on the group, and end with a swim. Bring: your bike, helmet, reusable water bottle, snack, bug spray (optional), and […]

Pride Hike

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails for a hike at the Fairgrounds to celebrate Pride Month and our LGBTQIA+ family, friends and neighbors. All ages, allies, and families welcome to attend this event. Feel free to wear your best rainbow gear. We will embark on a leisurely hike at the Fairgrounds and climb to a great lookout. […]

Volunteer Trail Work Session

Endless Brook Trailhead Endless Brook Trailhead, Poultney, VT

Join SVT for a Volunteer Trail Work Session on Tuesday, June 22nd from 5:00 to 7:30pm in upgrading a section of Franz's Falls trail accessible from the Endless Brook trailhead. We will work to remedy these spots. Some trail building experience preferred, but all abilities are welcome! Seeking volunteers to help with building a retaining […]

Summer Treasure Hunt

Slate Valley Trails

Read more about it on our Facebook and watch for the next clue soon! Someone found the first clue, but hasn't emailed us yet. Whoever finds the hidden tree cookie must email info@slatevalleytrails.org with proof you found your tree cookie trivet to claim prizes from local partners.

2021 Slate Valley Epic

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

The Slate Valley Epic is a 40+ mile, over 5,000 feet vertical mountain bike race on Vermont’s newest and best single & double-track trails in the Slate Valley of southwestern Vermont in Poultney, VT For the full details and to register or volunteer: bikereg.com/slate-valley-epic

2021 Slate Valley Scramble Trail Run Race

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

Join us for the second Annual Slate Valley Scramble 8k and half-marathon trail running race and fundraiser! The Slate Valley Scramble courses will take you on some of VT's newest and best single & double-track trails on Slate Valley Trails network in Poultney, Vermont. For up-to-date information, to Register for the race or to volunteer, […]

Meeting of the Grinds

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

Regardless of your suspension status, tire size, or how tight your shorts are, this festival is for you! Meeting of the Grinds features rides for all bikes and all abilities led by local legends. Slate Valley Trails is partnering with MTBVT to host the first annual Meeting of the Grinds, an all-day cycling festival on […]

SVT Trail Trick or Treat

D&H Rail Trail Main Street, Poultney, VT

Meet: On the trail next to Taps Tavern in Poultney. Leaving at 4:05PM to make sure we have enough daylight so don't be late! Join SVT for a fun trail trick or treat on the Poultney River Loop and the adjacent D&H Rail Trail. We will meet on the trail, just next to Taps Tavern. […]

Birdseye Hike / Ski / Snowshoe

Birdseye Road Castleton, VT

Join SVT for a moderate hike/snowshoe/ski starting from the snowplow turnaround on Castleton Birdseye Road. Parking is available ~2 miles from Rt. 4A in Castleton on Birdseye Road. This outing is to encourage folks to get out and explore the greater Poultney area. The pace will be casual, but the surface (snow, dirt, ice?) will […]

Dean Preserve Hike/Snowshoe

Dean Preserve Poultney, VT

Check the Slate Valley Trails Calendar for the latest details.