By taking the Slate History Trail, you can hike through the remains of West Castleton and its fascinating history. During the 1800s, the village of West Castleton, Vermont was bustling with activity centered around the slate industry. Carol. Ignore the Big Tree Loop sign, you're on the Lost mine trail… The lost mine trail was b... Today on "An Hour Away" we take a real time late summer hike on the Lost Mine trail in Chester Vermont on September the 12th, 2020. The trail heads up to a communications tower and continues to the Mine Ledge Trail and down to the Indian Pond on the Anne Stokes Trail in the Madame Sherri Forest. Is this your business? 7 reviews on. Verify your listing. Trail is well marked w red blazes and yellow arrow posts. Established in 1910 to build this trail stretching the length of Vermont, the club now also maintains the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and trails in the Northeast Kingdom in its mission to "make the Vermont mountains play a larger part in the life of the people." www.amazon.comAd. Saved by Bruce Hesselbach. Website. The Lost Mine Trail is a 2.2 mile loop that traverses through a large section of Chester's 550-acre Town Forest near the town reservoir. Lost Mine Hiking Trail. Lost Mine Hiking Trail. The lower elevations were formerly the now abandoned town of Sterling, and there are 10 historical site markers identifying former homesteads, farms, a schoolhouse, and a sawmill. Description. Save on Womens Hiking - Amazon® Official Site. The trail is a series of switchbacks to the summit of Wantastiquet Mt. Nestled in Chester's 550-acre Town Forest, the Lost Mine Trail is a 2-mile loop trail crossing hardwood groves, mossy streams, and a historic mine. Map is accurate, pretty easy to find trailhead, almost to the end of Water Farm Road. Lost Mine Hiking Trail: Great hike - See 7 traveler reviews, 9 candid photos, and great deals for Chester, VT, at Tripadvisor. Website: chestervt.gov; Address: Chester, VT 05143; Hours may change under current circumstances. The hike will be led by Ken Walker, Irwin and Melissa Post and Arne Joynas, longtime CCC members and part of the Lost Mine Trail development team. 4.5. Now a ghost town, you can find remains of the abandoned village within Bomoseen State Park. Lost Mine Trail, Chester VT 5/26/16. There are two notable hiking trails in Chester. The lost mine trail was b... Today on "An Hour Away" we take a real time late summer hike on the Lost Mine trail in Chester Vermont on September the 12th, 2020. The Green Mountain Club is the founder and maintainer of the Long Trail - the oldest long distance hiking trail in America. 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