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Missing Long Trail hiker found safe

Watson is described as 5′4″, weighing 130 pounds with sandy blond hair and blue eyes.
Watson is described as 5′4″, weighing 130 pounds with sandy blond hair and blue eyes.(Vermont State Police)
Published: Jun. 27, 2021 at 5:09 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2021 at 7:49 PM EDT
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STRATTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A happy ending in the search for a missing hiker on the Long Trail in Vermont.

At about 10:45 a.m. Sunday, police say Raye Watson walked out of the woods safe and uninjured. The 20-year-old from Colorado had been hiking in an area without cell service.

Watson has been traveling to various states across the country, sleeping in their vehicle at trailheads and taking hikes in the area.

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