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Rutland is a city located in the Rutland County of the State of Vermont, US. This second largest city of the state is about 32 kilometers away from New York State. The heart of the city is registered under National Register of Historic Places. Several events like Chalk the Walk, Halloween Parade, Go Play Races, Winter Fest, and more are held here from time-to-time. Rutland provides ample of opportunities for outdoor activities including hiking, swimming, skiing, and more as it is home to parks such as Pine Hill Park, Flip Side Skatepark, Baxter Street Park, and more.
The Trails of Pine Hill Park
The Pine Hill Park offers approximately 16 miles of single-track trail which is spread over around 325 acres of land. The park's trail provides great opportunities of exploring the region and for activities like mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, trail running, walking, and geocaching. The Pine Hill Park is owned by the City of Rutland, Vermont and maintained by a non-profit volunteer organization - the Pine Hill Partnership. In the park are seven unique wooden bridges including a full suspension bridge and Chinese-timber arch bridge.
Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont
The Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont was founded in the year 1976 and houses more than 2500 collection of art works by Norman Rockwell. The museum houses covers of magazines, advertisements, painting facts, published works, illustrations, and more. Rockwell painted covers for several magazines such as Leslie’s, The Literary Digest, The Country Gentleman, Judge, and more.
In the historic downtown of Rutland is located the Paramount Theater, known for presenting world-class live entertainment. The theater was originally set up in between 1912-13 by George T. Chaffee. The theater has an interior displaying the look of a Victorian opera house with classical style exterior architecture. Its ceilings are decorated with gold leaf and a large oval painting which represents lyric art, dramas, and music. At present it serves hosts to ballets, stand-up comedy, musical performances, old films, and more.