Chester Town Forest

Chester Town Forest

Chester, Vermont 05143

Official Website
Chester Town Forest map

About this Location

The ​​​Chester Town Trails, Lost Mine and Butternut Hill Trails, located in the Chester Town Forest are great places to go hiking. The parking area and trailheads are easy to find by following Route 11 west out of Chester. Take a right at the Stone Hearth Inn to access the trailheads.

For the Butternut Trail, follow Reservoir Road 1.8 miles to take a right onto Lovers Lane. The trailhead can be found 400 Feet up on the right.

For the Lost Mine Trail, follow Reservoir Road .9 miles to take a right onto Water Farm Road. The trailhead can be found .3 miles up on the right.

Notable Trails

The AllTrails website has descriptions and maps of the hikes in the Chester Town Forest.  


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Content from Official Website

Last updated October 7, 2023