Skyline Drive - Toll road|
The Mount Equinox Skyline
Drive is the longest privately owned paved toll road in the USA (5.2 miles), elevation increase
3,235 ft., restrooms located at the Toll House, and first
parking/picnicking area, 6 picnic and parking areas.|
The Skyline Drive Toll House is located on Vermont Historic Route
7A between Manchester and Arlington, Vermont. When heading south
the Toll House is on your right, on the left when heading north. Map and directions.
Enjoy the scenic
beauty and the sights and sounds of nature at any of our picnic areas, many of which
have marble picnic tables made from marble quarried on neighboring Dorset
Mountain. There is a fireplace for grilling at the first area located 1/4 mile
from the entrance of the drive.
now Closed for the 2013
toll road is open*
May 1st to October 31st.
1st thru June 30th
AM to 5:00 PM on Monday thru Wednesday
AM to sunset on Thursday thru Sunday
1st thru October 31st
days a week from 9:00 AM to sunset
Please note that the toll road closes 35 minutes
prior to sunset.
Toll road is closed
November 1st to April 30.
- No hiking, walking,
skate boarding or biking permitted on toll road.
- No buses, No RVís or
vans for over eight persons.
- No trucks with campers
installed in bed of truck.
- No bikes, canoes, kayaks allowed
- Camping and fires are
- No hunting.
- $15.00 car and
- $5.00 per passenger
- (children under 10
- $12.00 bike and
No passenger fee.
Peak in the Taconic Mountain range.
base to summit temperature change 10 degrees.
recorded wind speed 121mph.
natural aquifer, replenishes ground water.
annual rain fall 21 inches.
annual snow fall 98 inches.
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