Appalachian Trail - Norwich
Norwich, Vermont is located in Windsor County and has a population of about 3,363. It is located along the Connecticut River, is home to many businesses and nonprofit organizations, and has a vibrant downtown and village green. The Appalachian Trail runs through a wooded section of Norwich and comes out on Elm Street, leading down to Main Street. From there the A.T. follows Rte 5 down to the Ledyard Bridge and crosses over the Connecticut River into Hanover, NH. There are many local businesses that are welcoming to hikers as well as a large system of trails that is part of the Upper Valley Trails Alliance. Norwich is proud to be home to The Montshire Museum, only a short spur off the A.T. There is an active Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm starting in May and running until the end of October. The market is located on Route 5 South, only a little over a mile from the A.T.