Hiking The Breadloaf Loop

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Vermont.

Northeast of Middlebury in the Green Mountain National Forest, the 21,000 acre Breadload Wilderness Area has 4 peaks over 3,500 feet and is moose/bear habitat. A great weekend backpack trip combines a stretch of the Long Trail with the Texas Falls Nature Trail, and the Cooley Glen/Emily Proctor Loop Trail.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Middlebury, head south on US7 for 4 miles into East Middlebury. Proceed east on SR125 for 16 miles to Middlebury Gap.

Overall, Breadloaf Loop is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Vermont.

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Local Contact(s):  GMNF (802) 388-4362.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Vermont" from Larry Pletcher

Best Season:  Mar - Nov

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Waybury Inn (800) 348-1810; Middlebury Inn (800) 842-4666; Swift House (802) 388-9925

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/greenmountain/

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Date Updated:  7/24/2016

ID:  11645

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