Trail Work Sundays- 1st & 3rd Sundays

Like the trails on Mount Anthony? Please come join us and pitch in! 9:30AM-12:30PM every 1st and 3rd Sunday. Meet at 9:30 am at the Upper Parking lot at Southern Vermont College UNLESS otherwise noted in the weekly reminder posting. Check our News on the web, or Facebook for any updates. If you volunteer regularly, […]

3rd Annual Trail Mix

3rd Annual BATS Trail Mix Saturday May 5th | 12:00-6:00pm Everett Mansion, 982 Mansion Dr Bennington, VT 05201 Join us on the scenic campus of Southern Vermont College at the base of Mount Anthony for a day of celebrating trails! Free General Admission Food and Beverage Sales Benefit BATS SVMC 5K Trail Run 12P-1:30P Scott […]

Backcountry Film Festival- Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Join the Bennington College’s Athletic and Recreation Department and the Bennington Area Trail System (BATS) in welcoming the 13th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival to Bennington in the spirit of the 2018 Dion US Snowshoe Nationals being hosted this same weekend at Prospect Mountain in Woodford. We want YOU to be excited about […]

2018 US National Snowshoe Championships

We are happy to have this event in our backyard. There will be a chance to spectate, and we hope citizens will participate (you don’t have to run) in the Citizen’s Race, Relay or Kid’s races. Check out the website for current information. Volunteers Needed! BATS Members and local Prospect Mountain Nordic fans– we need […]

Volunteer for the Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Race

Calling BATS members, fellow trail fans, bike lover, and community members! Volunteers needed for The Wicked Creepy Cross Race. The Wicked Creepy CX is in it’s 11th year. Held at Willow Park, it is a really fun setting and a great community event. See the flagging, posts, and stairs in the photo? They don’t just […]

BATS/Battenkill Valley Runners Group Run

Join Battenkill Valley Runners (BKVR) and the Bennington Area Trail System (BATS) on a beautiful 4 mile trail run on the BATS trail system. Led by Silvia Cassano, run from the SVC Upper Lot on the amazing trails around the base of Mount Anthony. Experience this hidden gem of Bennington! A carpool will leave the […]

Guided Trail Run/Walk with BATS at SVC

Members of the Bennington Area Trail System (BATS) invite you to a Guided Trail Run and Walk on Monday, September 25th at 5pm meeting at the Trailhead Kiosk parking at the Upper Southern Vermont College parking lot. This is your chance to learn what BATS is all about and learn the trails! Join BATS Board […]

Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) Regional Summit

If you care about outdoor recreation in Southern Vermont we hope to see some BATS members/Bennington area outdoor recreation supporters in Arlington for this VT Outdoor Recreation Economy Collaborative Regional Summit. For those who cannot attend an in-person meeting, an online survey will go live on September 12th on the FPR webpage at www.fpr.vermont.gov/VOREC ,   where […]

BATS Trail Work Sunday (1st & 3rd)

Time for some trail work! BATS will be holding trail work events on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 9:30 am -12pm (unless otherwise noted) now through the end of fall.  Like the trails on Mount Anthony? Please come join us and pitch in! Remaining Dates: 11/5- Meet at SVC Fieldhouse at […]

BATS Trail Work Sunday (1st & 3rd)

Time for some trail work! BATS will be holding trail work events on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 9:30 am -12pm now through the end of fall.  Like the trails on Mount Anthony? Please come join us and pitch in! Meet at SVC Fieldhouse at 9:30am. Since it is now Archery […]