Route: Kingdom Heritage Trail (VT)

Vermont, US
19.4 mi
Vertical Gain
3,880 ft

20 miles of trail, 20 years in the making.

The Kingdom Heritage Trail system features a continuous ~20 mile footpath (and side trails) across former Champion International Paper timberlands in the far reaches of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Officially opened in May 2019 after twenty years of planning, partnership, and trail construction by local volunteers, the Kingdom Heritage Trail "highlights the unique natural features of the Northern Forest landscape, promotes quiet recreation and backcountry travel, honors the forest economy and logging culture of the region, and supports local economic development..."

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The Kingdom Heritage Trail was first thru-run by Pavel Cenkl in 5.5 hours on the day the trail was opened, as told in his Instagram post here:

GPS Track