Ski It If You Can at Mad River Glen and ride the single chair to the most challenging and diverse terrain in New England. Enjoy Sugarbush and Mount Ellen ski areas with 111 trails, the Icon Pass, and vertical drop of 2,600 feet. Blueberry Lake and Ole's have superb cross-country skiing and skating.


Join day trippers and long hikers on the Long Trail, Appalachian Trail, and all of the trails throughout the Mad River Valley. The network of trails is ideal for hikers of all ages and abilities, featuring spectacular sights all year round.


Between May and October, the Mad River Green hosts the weekly Saturday Farmer’s Market, home to local vendors. You can find fresh produce, maple syrup, and farm products, as well as a variety of handmade crafts. The market is very pet-friendly, and has activities and music to entertain visitors of all ages.


The Valley is a biker's paradise. With a rapidly expanding trail network of over 50 miles of trails for all abilities, it is one of the northeast's leading mountain biking destinations. Home of the Green Mountain Stage Race, road bikers enjoy racing, training, and scenic pleasure rides.


Tour our mountains, meadows, and forests for days on one of the oldest horse breeds in the world at the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm. Enjoy the quintessential Vermont horse -- a Morgan -- at the Luman Wadham’s Stable. Take lessons or train at North Run’s facility in Warren, home to national and international champions.

Horseback Riding

Once the snow melts and spring blossoms across the Valley, rivers and lakes become playgrounds for kayaks, canoes, tubes and stand-up paddleboards. The Mad River is great for tubing and family fun, but also offers Class IV rapids for the more experienced whitewater kayakers.

Water Sports

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