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Bolton is a rocky and mountainous town that lies in eastern Chittenden County. The Winooski River runs through its center and its highest mountains reach over 2,000 feet. It is quiet and peaceful, but full of Vermont character. Bolton has a small population and a tight-knit community. Living here you will truly feel like you have a dream home in the mountains.
Most Notable Places in Bolton
Vermont’s most storied hiking trail, The Long Trail, passes through Bolton from Camel’s Hump to Mount Mansfield. The Long Trail runs the length of the entire state, starting at the Massachusetts border and reaching the Canadian border. It is the oldest, long-distance trail in the United States and people living in Bolton can hike a part of the beautiful terrain every day.
West Bolton Golf Club, located just a town away in Jericho, is nestled in the Green Mountains offering 18 holes of affordable golfing with breathtaking views.
Bolton Valley Resort remains a local and family-owned, year-round mountain as active in the summer months as it is during the winter. A short drive from Burlington – Bolton Valley is a favorite for learning to ski programs offered to school-aged children, skiers, and snowboarders alike. The resort offers mountain biking, disc golf, hiking trails, swimming, and an adventure center throughout the summer months. Not only does the mountain offer a newly renovated lodge for guests, but has a variety of condominium and beautiful single-family homes for people who want to live on the mountain. A section of the Catamount Trail, which spans 300 miles is accessible to skiers and hikers in Bolton.
A popular summer recreation area for locals is the Bolton Potholes, a beautiful spot to cool off in the water that flows off the mountains. A collaboration with the Vermont River Conservancy and nearby landowners has made public access to this Vermont landscape possible while working to improve water quality and recreation safety.