The Molly Stark Scenic Byway follows VT Route 9 from Bennington to Brattleboro. The drive is spectacular during the fall foliage season but is a destination to be sought out during any season. During the summer months there are State Parks with hiking, swimming and boating opportunities. Starting in Bennington there are a number of sites within town before you head out. The Bennington Battle Monument commemorates the Revolutionary War Battle of Bennington.
As you make your way through town look for the beautiful Catholic Church in the town center.
There are three covered bridges in Bennington; The Silk Road Bridge,
and the Burt Henry Covered Bridge
which is in the McWater Park.
Stop off for some quiet contemplation at the Hinsdillville Green.
If you want to stretch your legs take a nice walk through some woods and meadows at the Norman and Selma Greenberg Conservation Reserve.
Heading out of Town on the Molly Stark Highway
stop for a swim at the Woodford State Park
Further along you can have a picnic or hike at the Molly Stark State Park.
There are some steep sections of roads as you descend the Green Mountains look out for the runaway truck ramps on the side of the road.
The charming town of Wilmington
has a statue of Molly Stark in the town center.
There are great views along the entire route.
The Hogback Mountain Overlook gives you the most spectacular view along the trail.
Just past the overlook take in the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.
The end of the trail brings you to Brattleboro. The Creamery Covered Bridge
is located in the Living Memorial Park.
A beautiful scenic drive comes to an end.