Welcome to the Trails of Wilmington, Vermont!

On May 29, 2024 the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the 2024 recipients of the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) Community Grant Program. Wilmington was awarded $227, 700 to upgrade and improve the accessibility of the Hoot, Toot, and Whistle Trail (#2 on the map below).

Maps | Trails | Tree Walk | Hikes | Trail Committee | Friends of the Trails

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Trail maps for a computer, tablet, phone, or printing
Trail maps and apps that show your location on your phone

To use these GPS-enabled maps and apps:

    1. Download the GPS-enabled map file to your phone.
    2. Install the matching app from the app store.
    3. Open the app and direct it to the saved map file.
    4. Hike a trail and see where you are on the map!
Trail Descriptions
  1. Valley Trail
  2. Hoot, Toot & Whistle Trail
  3. Downtown Loop
  4. Beaver Brook Trail
  5. Lisle Hill to White’s Road
  6. Primitive Trail to Lake Raponda
  7. Lake Raponda Trail
  8. Ware Homestead & Hogback Connector
  9. Raponda Ridge Trail
  10. Shearer Hill Trail to Mt. Olga
  11. Monument Trail
Loops and Hikes

Follow Wilmington’s trails and roads for enjoyable hikes.

  1. Raponda Ridge loop
  2. Old Stage Road loop
  3. Ware Road loop
  4. Town Forest loop and Tree Walk
  5. Hogback loop
  6. Sun and Ski loop
  7. Hoot Toot & Whistle loop
  8. Historic Downtown Wilmington  loop
Wilmington Trail Committee

This resolution of the Wilmington Selectboard defines the committee.

This document describes the roles of committee members

These volunteers build and maintain Wilmington’s trail system.

Would you like to help plan and maintain Wilmington’s trails? Join the team! Contact us at

The committee’s working documents are here. The trail maintenance to-do list is here. The Hoot Toot and Whistle Trail upgrade documents are at

Friends of the Wilmington Trails

Friends of the Wilmington Trails help with occasional work bees, publicity, and other supportive tasks. To learn more or to join our mailing list, send an email to

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