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Burke, Vermont
Kingdom Trail Association

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Located in East Burke, VT (4 miles from Burke)

The mission of the Kingdom Trail Association is to provide recreation and education opportunities by managing, maintaining, and building trails to foster the health of our community, surrounding environment, and regional economy.

We strive to accomplish this mission by offering a 100+ mile network of quality, non-motorized, multi-use trails for all levels of ability, incorporating the best of our local scenery and natural diversity.

(This excerpt provided by Kingdom Trail Association representatives)

Biking Hiking X-Country Skiing
Burke Mountain

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Located in East Burke, VT (4 miles from Burke)

Renowned for its breathtaking views and ski racing heritage, Burke Mountain is the best kept secret in the Northeast. Home of the Burke Mountain Academy, the preeminent ski academy in the country with 45 Olympians to its credit, Burke Mountain features sweeping, winding trails, an average of 248 inches of snowfall each year, 45 trails and glades on 250 acres of terrain, and a vertical drop of 2,011 feet.

(This excerpt provided by Burke Mountain representatives)

Downhill Skiing X-Country Skiing
Willoughby State Forest

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Located in Orleans, VT (5 miles from Burke)

The most spectacular attraction of this area is Lake Willoughby and the adjacent cliffs of Mount Hor (2648 feet) and Mount Pisgah (2751 feet) that rise from the lake. This area possesses significant ecological, recreational, and aesthetic values. The highest peak in the forest is Bald Mountain at 3315 feet in elevation. Lake Willoughby is 1653 acres in size with a maximum depth of 308 feet, making it one of the deepest lakes in the northeastern United States.

(This excerpt provided by Willoughby State Forest representatives)

Hiking Nature Park
Great Vermont Corn Maze

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Located in Danville, VT (11 miles from Burke)

The BIG Maze covers 24 acres and is approximately a 2+ hour hike. The 3 miles of dirt trails are lined with 10' tall walls of corn. Throughout the BIG Maze are unique things from past mazes and 100' of bridges. An Emergency Exit trail also covers most of the maze giving you a chance to take a break, grab a snack or use the restrooms without having to start over from the beginning.

The SCENIC Maze is approximately a 40 minute hike through the BIG Maze using directions found along the way. The Scenic Maze allows people to see the unique things we have within the BIG Maze, but without the hours of frustration. Unique things found in the maze include an underground tunnel, dinosaurs, bridges with panoramic views and new surprises every year.

(This excerpt provided by Great Vermont Corn Maze representatives)

Adventure Family Attraction
Dog Mountain

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Located in St. Johnsbury, VT (14 miles from Burke)

Dog Mountain is set on 150 acres on a private mountaintop spot in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. The grounds are always open to people and their dogs. Stephen Huneck and his wife, Gwen, bought the property in 1995. They turned the barn into studio space. After Stephen’s unique visionary experience, the Dog Chapel soon followed. The Dog Chapel opened its doors Memorial Day weekend of 2000. The unspoiled haven is covered with hiking trails and dog ponds. Wildflowers abound in the summer and snow-shoeing is a favorite activity in the winter. Year after year, the Dog Chapel and the Stephen Huneck Gallery get more and more visitors from all over the world.

(This excerpt provided by Dog Mountain representatives)

Family Attraction Hiking Nature
Orleans Country Club

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Located in Orleans, VT (14 miles from Burke)

Orleans Country Club was established in 1928 and for over 80 years has been the popular place to play golf in Orleans County. Our reputation boasts a friendly social atmosphere, manicured golf course and competitive rates.

(This excerpt provided by Orleans Country Club representatives)

Golf
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium

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Located in St. Johnsbury, VT (15 miles from Burke)

Superb natural science collections housed in a landmark Victorian building

(This excerpt provided by Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium representatives)

Museum Planetarium

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