Vermont Hiking and Backpacking

Enjoy Stowe, Vermont Hiking with Cozy Amenities

Nestled in the lush mountains of Stowe, Vermont, Timberholm Inn offers an idyllic retreat for hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Surrounded by Mount Mansfield and the expansive Green Mountains, our inn is the perfect home base for those looking to explore some of the most picturesque trails in New England.

Your Home Away from Home in the Heart of Nature

At Timberholm Inn, we understand the needs of hikers and backpackers. We’ve been hiking Stowe for decades and we see it as our privilege to offer amenities to make your hiking or backpacking trip the best experience. Whether you’re looking for an easy afternoon hike or a serious, technical backpacking excursion, we’re here to support you.

Imagine ending your day of adventure with a soak in the hot tub, a warm shower, a cozy bed, and waking up to an amazing breakfast that fuels your next day’s exploration. Our goal is to make your hiking experience as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible.

Sarah, Google Review
Sarah, Google Review
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“The homemade breakfasts were bonkers! Beautifully designed and cozy rooms. Wonderful patio view, and the hot tub really hit the spot after strenuous hiking!! 10/10 would recommend!”

The Peaks Around Stowe: A Hiker's Paradise

The peaks around Stowe are a haven for hikers of all levels, offering endless options for scenic treks and challenging climbs. Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, serves as a highlight on the world-famous Long Trail. Whether you’re embarking on a day hike or tackling the entire Long Trail, the diverse landscapes and breathtaking vistas will leave you in awe. 

Hiking is a year round activity for Timberholm guests. Stowe offers stunning hikes through the iconic Vermont foliage in the fall, dreamy snow ascents in the winter, wet waterfall hikes during mud season, and blissfully green views during summer hikes. Check out Green Mountain Club’s curated list of the best trails to visit each season.

For our backpacking friends on a thru-hiking journey (whether enjoying the Long Trail or the entire Appalachian Trail), Timberholm Inn stands as a respite. Take a break for a night or two, put your feet up, relax in a clean, cozy bed, and enjoy the best breakfast in Vermont before you hit the trail again.
Enjoy peace of mind and a lighter pack by shipping your supplies for the Long Trail to Timberholm. We’ll hold your package for you until you arrive, so you can rest assured you’ll have what you need for the next section of your thru-hike. Contact us to inform us about your shipment.
Stephanie & Doug, TripAdvisor
Stephanie & Doug, TripAdvisor
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“Everything was in perfect order. Clean and comfortable rooms. We had a wonderful view of the mountains and easy access to hiking to the mountains, waterfalls, and covered bridges.”

The Best Hiking Trails in Vermont:

From leisurely walks to strenuous ascents, Stowe has trails that cater to every preference.
Here are some of our top recommendations that can be enjoyed in all seasons:

Your Retreat After the Trail

After a day spent in the wilderness, return to the welcoming embrace of Timberholm Inn. Relax in our rustic, comfortable common room where you can share stories of the day’s adventures with fellow guests. Our tranquil setting, personalized service, and thoughtful amenities ensure that your hiking trip is as comfortable as it is memorable.

“We loved our stay at the Timberholm Inn! Our room was spacious and so comfortable with a great bed and towels. A special shout out for all the hooks in the room to hang all our wet and dirty hiking clothes. We really enjoyed the delicious breakfast each day and met so many lovely people passing through on their travels. The inn was so warm and inviting and had great outdoor spaces to relax and unwind. Hope to get back in the future!”

Heather, AirBnB

Quench Your Waterfall Wanderlust

With almost 20 waterfalls within a 30-minute drive of Timberholm Inn, there really is no better place for waterfall enthusiasts to stay. While some of the nearby falls require a longer hike to reach, most are accessible with only a short walk from the car, so you can be splashing in no time. Here are a few of our favorite falls:

Looking for More Waterfalls to Explore?

Check out New England Waterfalls’ falls map of the Stowe area, or ask us for personalized recommendations! 

“Timberholm Inn is a great place for families. Centrally located between Stowe resort and the main part of town and just down the street from a great microbrewery and access to the road to Smuggler’s Notch. Great hiking trails, creeks, and waterfalls to explore nearby.”

RadDad, TripAdvisor

Venture Farther: Hiking Trails Near Stowe, Vermont

Ready to explore beyond Stowe?
The Green Mountains offer a wide range of trails that promise adventure and natural beauty.

A 54-Minute Drive from Timberholm Inn
A challenging yet rewarding out-and-back hike to one of Vermont’s most iconic peaks.
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The Long Trail
With Access Points Within an Hour of Timberholm Inn
Stretching the length of Vermont, this trail offers endless opportunities for short day hikes or extended backpacking trips. Explore the trail that inspired the AT. The Long Trail is the oldest long-distance hiking trail in the US, and is renowned for its beauty. 

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Laraway Mountain Trail A 46-Minute Drive from Timberholm Inn Known for its fascinating rock formations and cascading waterfalls, this out-and-back trail provides a serene hiking experience. View Trail Map

Book Your Hiking Getaway at Timberholm Inn

Ready to explore the breathtaking trails of Stowe, Vermont? Timberholm Inn is here to provide you with a peaceful haven amidst the natural beauty of the Green Mountains. Experience the warmth and hospitality of our historic inn, where every hike begins with a hearty breakfast and ends with a restful night’s sleep. Book your stay today and discover the best hiking Vermont has to offer.