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Through Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 5302 River Rd.

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    Sunflower House

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    Through Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    As summer comes to a close, corn mazes crop up, offering seasonal outdoor fun for families. The Billings Farm & Museum puts a twist on the agricultural activity with its first-ever sunflower house. Using thousands of golden-rayed plants ranging in height from 12 inches to 12 feet, Woodstock Inn & Resort’s master gardener Benjamin Pauly created a half acre of rooms and hallways for folks to explore. The blooming abode, which features 14 varieties of the flower, is open for strolling until fall’s first frost. at Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Regular admission, $4-16; free for members and kids 2 and under.

    Fourth Sunday: Hubbardton Battlefield Hike

    Fourth Sunday: Hubbardton Battlefield Hike

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

    History hounds traverse a Revolutionary War battlefield with site interpreter Bob Franzoni. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. at Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton. Rutland/Killington (map). $5; free for kids under 15.

    War of the Weeds!

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    Sundays, 10 a.m., Sun., Oct. 6, 10 a.m. and Sun., Oct. 13, 10 a.m. Continues through Sept. 22

    Garden helpers maintain and expand the park's pollinator habitat restoration areas. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; call to confirm.

    Tour of Waterbury Dam

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    Sundays, 11 a.m., Sun., Oct. 6, 11 a.m. and Sun., Oct. 13, 11 a.m. Continues through Sept. 22

    Visitors explore a reforested encampment and discover how the Civilian Conservation Corps saved the Winooski Valley from flooded ruin. Meet at the top of the dam. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; call to confirm.

    Little River Ramble

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    Sundays, 2 p.m., Sun., Oct. 6, 2 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 13, 2 p.m. Continues through Sept. 22

    Hikers explore the trails on a route they plan with a park interpreter. Park Office. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm.

    Fall Flannel Foliage Hike

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 9-11 a.m.

    Cooler temps mean cozy layers for hikers on an easy outing. at Mud Pond in Williston. Chittenden County (map). Free; preregister; limited space.

    Corn Maze

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    Saturdays, Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 6

    Twists and turns challenge families' directional skills. Funds raised support low-income campers. at River of Life Camp in Irasburg. Northeast Kingdom (map). $5; free for kids 5 and under.

    Hell Brook Trail Loop

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    Sun., Sept. 22

    Outdoor adventurers join the Green Mountain Club Burlington section for a difficult 5-mile trek with small rock scramble sections. Contact trip leader for details. Free; preregister; limited space.
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