Skyline Drive - Toll road

The Mount Equinox Skyline Drive is the longest privately owned paved toll road in the USA. 5.2 miles long, elevation increases to 3,235 feet. Restrooms are located at the Toll House at the base of the mountain and at the first of 6 picnic and parking areas.

The Skyline Drive Toll House is located on Vermont Historic Route 7A between Manchester and Arlington, Vermont.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. BATHROOMS available only at the summit.

    2019/2020 Opening Day Friday, May 24th
    Hours of Operation: 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Daily (weather permitting)
      No vehicles permitted after 4:00 pm


  • 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 trailers.
  • No bikes, canoes, kayaks allowed on vehicles.
  • Camping and fires are strictly prohibited
  • No hunting.
  • No weddings
  • No ceremonies
  • No Fishing


  • Automobiles

    • $20.00 car and driver  
    • $5.00 per passenger
    • (children under 10 free)

  • Motorcycles

    • $15.00 bike and driver. No passenger fee.

Mountain statistics

  • Elevation 3,848 feet.

  • Highest Peak in the Taconic Mountain range.

  • Average base to summit temperature change 10 degrees.

  • Highest recorded wind speed 121mph.

  • Geological natural aquifer, replenishes ground water.

  • Average annual rain fall 21 inches.

  • Average annual snow fall 98 inches.

Hiking Trails Map

Hiking map
    Trail to Lookout Rock
  •  Beginner: .02 of a mile
  •  Open Daily 9:00 to 3:30
  •  Weather Permitting

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