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Main Street Manchester
On Foot Through Factory Point

Begin this easy walk at Adams Park at the intersection of Main Street and Center Hill Road. This three-tenths of a mile route slopes gently downhill, and the terrain is city sidewalks. End at the Factory Point Town Green on Depot Street, overlooking the spillway on the Battenkill…

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Equinox Skyline Drive
Summit the Easy Way

There is only one Skyline Drive in Vermont and it begins at VT Route 7A just 5 minutes south of Manchester Village. Round-trip, the journey to the top of Equinox Mountain and back is 10.5 miles. Easy peasy, you say? Well, yes… and no…

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Riverwalk waterfall
A Riverwalk on the Battenkill

There is something quite peculiar about the Battenkill in Manchester Center: big, fat trout swim in it, pretty songbirds, ducks, and geese drink from it, beautiful wildflowers grow along it, and people—people like us who generally love nature— just don’t see it. But what if there was a safe, open trail along the riverbanks? A pleasant path, just far enough away from traffic and shopping centers and noise—would you walk it? Did you answer yes? That’s what the folks at Manchester’s Riverwalk Committee, a nonprofit group, are counting on, and they are working hard to give all of us that opportunity…

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Manchester living
Manchester Living

Take a look at some of the everyday beauty that makes living in Manchester, Vermont so wonderful…