Trail Closing Notice

The Cross Rivendell Trail between Patterson Mountain and Hawkins Mountain in Vershire is currently closed due to trail conditions. We are working to make the trail in Vershire accessible again as soon as possible. Until then, please refrain from using the trail in that location. Hawkins Mountain remains accessible from the west, from Colton Hill, and Patterson Mountain remains accessible from the east, from Vershire Center Road.

Printed Maps

For printed trail information and details, please refer to the waterproof CRT Hiking Map. Maps are available by contacting the Rivendell Trails Association or at the following local retailers. Maps are $8.00 each, $7.00 for RTA members. If you purchase a map at one of these retailers, be sure to tell them you appreciate their support of the Cross Rivendell Trail!

Chapman's Store, Fairlee, VT

Crossroad Farm, Post Mills, VT

Farm-Way, Bradford, VT

Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT

Isabell's Cafe, Thetford, VT


Download a pdf version of the Cross Rivendell Trail map here.

Interactive Map

Works Best with High-Speed Internet Connection

Need help navigating using a Google Map? click here

Do you use Google Earth?

Download the Cross Rivendell Trail KML File (including the trail -and- waypoints) for use in Google Earth: crt_trail-segments+waypoints_wgs84dd.kml

Note: Clicking on the link may or may not directly open the KML file in Google Earth. If it does not open directly, right-click on the link above and choose 'Save Target As' or 'Save Link As' then go to Google Earth and open the file you have saved.

Do you use Geographic Information Systems (GIS)?

Download the Cross Rivendell Trail Shapefile (ESRI): crt_trail-segments_vtsp83.ZIP

Note: This ZIP file is a compressed folder that contains the individual files that make up the ESRI Shapefile for the trail ~ Coordinate System Information: Vermont State Plane, NAD 83, Meters.

Our Sponsors

The Cross Rivendell Trail would not be possible without the support of our individual and family members and local businesses. Support includes memberships, financial sponsorship, and other donations -- such as items for our annual auction, food for the Rivendell Ramble lunch, supplies, and time from employee volunteer programs. Thank you one and all for your support!

Our major business sponsors are: