Montpelier is All Around Adventure. 

Montpelier is truly a four-season destination with outdoor activities, adventure, and sports for all. Nestled in a valley at the confluence of two rivers and sheltered by surrounding hillsides, Montpelier offers adventure year round. 

Hubbard Park, the city’s premier forested park, offers great views and is a short walk from the State House. A bike path follows the Winooski River. The North Branch River Park offers almost 200 acres of gentle trails and access to miles of challenging cross-country skiing or walking. Whether your passion is biking, kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing, skateboarding, fishing, swimming or more—in all seasons you will find plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors!

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"This place has nailed the picturesque small-town aesthetic. Montpelier is the country's smallest state capital (by population), but has a surprisingly lively music and arts scene. .. Being in New England, it's obviously beautiful in the fall, and in winter it's also popular for snowshoeing, ice fishing, ice climbing, and skiing." - 18 Surprisingly Cool Small Towns In The USA by BuzzFeed

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Top 10 Local Favorite Outdoor Adventures in Central Vermont

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Enjoying Spring in Montpelier

This is spring here, tumultuous and dramatic, and full of wonder. It’s as if we forget every year, and are taken by surprise as the sun sets and the evening wood frogs chime ...

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The Frozen Onion: A Fat Bike Revolution

From my house, situated on the river near the Mountain Bike trails, I see Fat Bikers pass by every day. As they move slowly down the frozen river, and cut up through the woods, I often wonder what the appeal is. As a Mountain Biker myself, I am ...

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