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Quechee Gorge

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Address: Route 4, Quechee, Hartford, VT
Phone Number: 8022951550
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Locals think of this 165-foot gap as "Vermont's Grand Canyon."

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Great gorge

Spectacular view from the highway bridge of a deep, deep gorge cut by glaciers. I've seen it in winter and summer, summer's better.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Spectacular view from the highway bridge of a deep, deep gorge cut by glaciers. I've seen it in winter and summer, summer's better.

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rhode island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was a pleasant hike. We parked at the visitor center and then hiked up the Gorge past the dam to Dewey pond where we had a picnic lunch. Then we walked back towards the visitor center and continued to the bottom of the Gorge. I think it was about 3 miles.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, so I'll just recommend that you look at the posted photos. The trail is not terribly steep, but those with knee problems like us old folks might want walking sticks on the way down. Nice gift shop with a small selection of locally-made items. There is a snack bar, but... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Went here last week with 5 teens. Nice trail down to the river...definately need shoes for walking on the rocks at rivers edge. The kids loved climbing the sides of the river and jumping into the river!

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Monroe, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Been here twice - both times in the snow. Views are amazing and with the proper shoes the walk along the trail on either side of the highway isn't bad. With the cold temps come was stunning views of the river to the south and frozen damn to the north.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We stopped here to stretch our legs on a car trip between Burlington and NH. Trails are in good condition and it's an easy walk to the dam. You can't see much though, until you get to the dam itself. If you're pressed for time, walk up to the bridge, or go down to the river where you'll find better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We spent an hour or so here. The views from the bridge are spectacular and the walk down (and particularly back up from) to the gorge isn't too demanding!

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Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We made a half hour stop here today and my 17 year daughter exclaimed 'so worth it.' Park at the visitor free and than you can walk up to the dam and see the pond than walk to the bridge (safe) and get a great overlook of the Ice Age gorge.

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Scotia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very pretty. We walked down to the bottom, easier going down than back up but not too strenuous. People were swimming in the water and said it was very refreshing. We couldn't get there because of the hill to climb down.

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Brampton, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

a great view from the bridge. parking is easy before or after the bridge, with a 1 minute walk to the bridge. Worth the stop.

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