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Address: Lye Brook Falls Service Road, (Glen Rd., Right at Fork), Manchester, VT
Phone Number: 7534150
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Great Hike Through the Trees

On a rather warm, damp December day when we decided not to ski, we took a hike up to Lye Brook Falls. It certainly wasn't an easy hike; our winter jackets were off by the time we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
lilaijim
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Westchester County, NY
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Westchester County, NY
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a rather warm, damp December day when we decided not to ski, we took a hike up to Lye Brook Falls. It certainly wasn't an easy hike; our winter jackets were off by the time we made it to the Falls. It's a great side trip while you are in the Manchester area. It must be even nicer when... More 

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Manchester, Vermont
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

If you are tired of shopping and food do the Lye Brook falls hike.. Great for all healthy adventures ..takes about 2 hours to hike up and two hours to return..wear good hiking shoes and read all green mountain forest recommendations ...worth the hike..

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Endicott, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

The never ending question, "What should we do this afternoon?" was answered by a quick look at Tripadvisor which led us to Lye Brook Falls. My husband and I both were heard wondering aloud where our 20 year old selves had gone as we walked our 50+ bodies up the trail to spectacular scenery, plenty of big rocks for a... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We started the hike late in the day and after 1.5 hours still didn't reach the falls and had to turn back. We were not impressed with this hike, it's mostly through the woods and there are no views of the mountains or foliage. It is mostly uphill, pretty strenuous and the trail is not clearly marked. One point I... More 

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Well worth the hike up! The sound of the waterfall all the way made for a nice relaxing hike. The waterfall was absolutely beautiful!

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We hiked in October 2015 and had a great time. It's mostly uphill, but not very steep. Suggested footwear: sneakers or hiking boats. The falls is very tall, but not wide or deep. It's beautiful and worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

It's a 2.5 miles long walk to see the water fall. Worth for the walk. Still some leaves are waiting for coulombs day to show its full color.

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Edgemont, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My husband and I were in the area for a wedding and decided to explore the local trails. The Lye Brook Falls trailhead was easy to find and the trail was well marked with blue blazes and the trail was well maintained (little undergrowth). As others have said, the trail was very rocky so good hiking boots are recommended. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Well worth finding this trail near Manchester. It's well-marked with a gradual but easily manageable incline bringing you up to the falls. Well worth the effort for the view of the falls. Bring some water as it can get warm if it's sunny. This was my favourite hike in the Manchester area.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I, like others, have read the reviews of Lye Brook. This hike is fantastic. The hike itself is a steady 20 degree slope all the way up with great scenery along the way. There are many round stones about 7 inches in diameter that you could twist an ankle on, so make sure you wear proper hiking shoes. I do... More 

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