- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Stowe, Vermont, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Forests, Mountains and River.
- From Recreation Path to Mount Mansfield, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Stowe and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Montpelier, South Burlington, Barre and Waitsfield.
Accessed via the Green Mountain Byway, Smugglers Notch State Park features a narrow pass flanked by 1000 ft cliffs, originally used as a smuggling route to Canada. Features campgrounds, biking, rock climbing and picnic areas, with access to Bingham Falls.
Almost entirely forested, Wiessner Woods is a public access park that has several trails running through it for hiking, nature viewing, bird watching, and wildlife viewing. Black bears do live in the area though so the public is advised to use caution.
Stowe Free Library features 25,000 books, 2,000 films, audio books on CD, downloadable audio book titles, music CDs, magazines, journals and newspaper subscriptions. They also have a research room and computer workstations with free wi-fi.
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Gold Brook Road, Stowe, VT MoreLess Info
Gold Brook Covered Bridge (Emily's Covered Bridge) is a favorite destination of those who love the nostalgia of a covered bridge and paranormal fans alike. Stories abound regarding the history of this peaceful, picturesque setting, visit today and discover for yourself.
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West side of Route 100 and south of Route 108, Adjacent to Macutchan Forest, Stowe, VT 05672 MoreLess Info
As a conservation area, Cady Hill Forest offers visitors 258 acres of woodland to hike, mountain bike, and hunt in. During the winter, visitors can take the ski lift up to the top of the hill for skiing opportunities.