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A Guide to Walking Routes in Newport, Vermont 1. Bike Path 3.8 miles to the Canadian Border Park at North Country Hospital. One way, you will need to turn around and come back. Buggy in the springtime. 1A. Primeau Trails Walk length depends on route Off the Bike Path. All trails have distance markers. Open to all non-motorized traffic. Please, no bikes during mud season. 2. City Loop 3.5 miles A good walk with a couple of pleasant hills. A nice trip around the city. 3. North Country High School 2.5 miles Takes you past the high school and hospital. 4. Shaded Walk 1 mile Park at the hospital. A nice quiet walk with low traffic, partly on sidewalks. 5. Gardner Park 1.2 miles including three bridges A nice tour of Gardner Park. 6. Short-But-Sweet 0.7 miles Depending on which way you go, there is one steep section. Great for those days when you don’t have a lot of time. 7. Highland Avenue 2 miles All sidewalks except for Longview Avenue. Counterclockwise includes some steep climbs. 8. Quarry Trails (inset) For those that enjoy a bit of a hike! At the top of Darling Hill you are rewarded with a gorgeous 360 degree view that includes the Lake Memphremagog and Willoughby Gap. Please be courteous and respectful when using these trails. Newport Walk Index V E R M O N T A Rewarding Hike: Derby Line Trail (not shown) Begins behind the Derby Elementary School, in Nelson’s Cornfield. It goes across the MSTF ( Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation) bridge, spanning Johns River. Then up the hill on Regis Beloin’s land. Beautiful view of Derby Line and Stanstead.

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  • A Guide to Walking Routes in Newport, Vermont

    1. Bike Path3.8 miles to the Canadian BorderPark at North Country Hospital. One way, you will need to turn around and come back. Buggy in the springtime.

    1A. Primeau TrailsWalk length depends on routeOff the Bike Path. All trails have distance markers. Open to all non-motorized traffic. Please, no bikes during mud season.

    2. City Loop3.5 milesA good walk with a couple of pleasant hills. A nice trip around the city.

    3. North Country High School2.5 milesTakes you past the high school and hospital.

    4. Shaded Walk1 milePark at the hospital. A nice quiet walk with low traffic, partly on sidewalks.

    5. Gardner Park1.2 miles including three bridgesA nice tour of Gardner Park.

    6. Short-But-Sweet0.7 milesDepending on which way you go, there is one steep section. Great for those days when you don’t have a lot of time.

    7. Highland Avenue2 milesAll sidewalks except for Longview Avenue. Counterclockwise includes some steep climbs.

    8. Quarry Trails (inset)For those that enjoy a bit of a hike!At the top of Darling Hill you are rewarded with a gorgeous 360 degree view that includes the Lake Memphremagog and Willoughby Gap. Please be courteous and respectful when using these trails.

    Newport Walk Index

    V E R M O N T

    A Rewarding Hike: Derby Line Trail (not shown)Begins behind the Derby Elementary School, in Nelson’s Cornfield. It goes across the MSTF ( Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation) bridge, spanning Johns River. Then up the hill on Regis Beloin’s land. Beautiful view of Derby Line and Stanstead.

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