Hunting Season Updates & Events List

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View this original e-news Hunting Season Reminders | Trail Updates| Regional Volunteer Opportunites & Events We just really want to get the word out about trail use during hunting season since some folks have been asking. Some trail closures will occur starting with Youth Deer Weekend. Currently during Archery Season, nothing is closed, but people maybe actively hunting […]

Hunting Season Reminder / Events & Volunteer Opportunities

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Hunting Season Reminder / Events & Volunteer Opportunities It is officially hunting season. None of the landowners who grant BATS access adjacent to Southern Vermont College lands are closed to us during Archery/Bow season (10/7-11/3), however, most of the land surrounding the college is hunted during rifle season. We will post some reminders, but please […]

Are you a BATS Member?

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Though we are a small multi-use trail system, our parent chapter is the Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA), and we need their help because we are a newer, small non-profit. They guidelines and support VMBA has offered has been HUGE to our organization. Without them we would have no tools (of worth), no liability insurance […]

Wednesday Night MTB Rides Are Back!

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Join Bennington Area Trail System (BATS) members on a group mountain bike ride on Wednesday nights beginning Wednesday, May 25 and continuing throughout the summer and fall if there is interest. We will depart from Highlander on our mountain bikes to official trailhead access points and ride until the ride is done. Time:  5:45PM- Be ready to […]

Spring Trail Work In Progress

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Bennington Area Trail System (BATS) members/volunteers have been out clearing the trails of blowdowns and working on any areas that may need more attention. Thank you volunteers! The trails wouldn’t be in such great shape without our membership and volunteer support. Learn more about why you should join BATS and come to our 2nd Annual […]

Mud Season Trail Use Tip

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Please help us keep our trails in good condition. It takes a lot of work to keep trails in tip-top shape, and it’s ALL VOLUNTEER Work. We know many of you have been using the trails on Mount Anthony/Southern Vermont College for years before the Benningotn Area Trail System began, but we are the stewards […]