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Address: Lye Brook Falls Service Road, (Glen Rd., Right at Fork), Manchester, VT
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very pretty but rocky

This is a pretty trail. The first mile is easy and has a very gently grade. After that, the grade is moderate and rocky. There is no serious climbing involved, and there were a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a pretty trail. The first mile is easy and has a very gently grade. After that, the grade is moderate and rocky. There is no serious climbing involved, and there were a lot of families with children that seemed to have no problem with it. Round trip to falls is 4.6 miles and can be done in 2.5... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Came here last fall and it was absolutely stunning. Between the foliage and the falls we were all totally blown away! The hike is a bit long. It's about two miles uphill, but totally worth the it.

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Manchester, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great moderate hike in the Green Mountains, with a bonus at the end in the form of the falls themselves, which - at 125 feet - are some of the highest in Vermont. This is not the easy hike, as some guidebooks describe it, since it does have a moderate elevation gain, so may not be suitable for really young... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Lye Brook Falls is a nice moderate hike through the green mountains of Vermont. While the hike is not easy it is also note overly strenuous. The falls are the cascading falls so often found in the mountains, a nice place to take a packed lunch.

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Pomfret, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Anne and I visited the falls for #ThisIsNewEngland. After a 4 hour plus hour drive, we hiked for 4 hours and returned home for a total of a 12 hour day trip. It was worth the trip. Warning, use the bathroom before your start, because they have NO BATHROOMS. For our blog review, see http://www.thisisnewengland.com/2015/07/lye-brook-falls.html The waterfalls will take your... More 

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manchester vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Amazing Hike! This is a beautiful hike! Starting out in Manchester, it feels like you are deep in the forest within minutes. You hike along the Battenkill and the sound of the river is so peaceful. It is a medium difficulty hike. It does have a couple of tricky spots as you get closer to the falls. The falls are... More 

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful waterfall. Nice hike - not too strenuous. Figure about 2.5 - 3 hours round trip. Don't stand too close to the edge!

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League City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Mostly uphill trail that is not marked at all. Make sure you have a guidebook because there are none there at all. No facilities or trash cans.

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Moira, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We parked at the end of Glen Drive then found we could have ridden up the dirt road to the trailhead. The walk starts off gently and there is a register to sign. The trail gets rougher and steeper and needs some high steps to get close to the falls. It is worth the effort We took 2 hours up... More 

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Dorset, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

If you're a moderate hiker, this will be a 1 1/2 hour gradual uphill. If you're not a moderate hiker, this will be painful. MUST REMEMBER - after about an hour, the trail to the falls angles off to the right from the main trail. It's marked and you won't miss it if you're generally awake. The ruins of an... More 

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Address: Lye Brook Falls Service Road, (Glen Rd., Right at Fork), Manchester, VT
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester

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