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Quechee Gorge

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

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Great Kodak Spot!

A nice place for an easy hike and get some wonderful photos! Spring, winter, summer or fall, it is a special place to spend a relaxing time! Nice easy walking trail, plenty of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Casa Grande, Arizona
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Casa Grande, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

A nice place for an easy hike and get some wonderful photos! Spring, winter, summer or fall, it is a special place to spend a relaxing time! Nice easy walking trail, plenty of parking. Right on the highway at bridge.

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Bristol, CT
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

After years of driving by, my wife and I finally stopped, went on a nice fairly level hike up river along a pond past the hydro - electric dam, I'm sure it's a great place to view waterfowl in warmer weather, although there were no birds anywhere to be seen mid-April. Nice view of dam and waterfalls, then back to... More 

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Massachusetts MA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It is beautiful in every season. Great place for hiking, snowshoeing and swimming. Really nice campground too.

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Quechee, Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a nice place to stop during the summer months. You can take an easy hike to the bottom of the gorge right from the visitor's center. Wear your swim suit so you can take a dip in the river during the hot summer days. Dana's by the Gorge is a great place for breakfast and lunch!

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have been to Quechee Gorge several times, but never before had I decided to take the hike down to the bottom of the Gorge. I needed some time to think, and thought the walk would do me good. I asked in the store just before the Gorge Bridge, bought a walking stick and changed clothes, because I was told... More 

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Norwich, Vermont
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162 reviews 162 reviews
64 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is known as the Grand Canyon of Vermont. However, if you have seen the real thing, there is no comparison. Worth a visit, if you are in the area, especially if you take the time to hike down to the bottom. But watch the markers on the trees carefully, as it is easy to miss a turn-off. I often... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We've hiked down in to the gorge a number of times with friends and family. One should be in at least average shape. Even in the summer, the river is very cold but a lot of fun. Views from the bridge are marvelous.

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Dover, Delaware
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Beautiful walk across the snow covered field. Good winter walking gear a must. Bring your camera, you never know what nature has in store

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
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19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This stunning place with its gorgeous views and wonderful photo ops, is worth every minute you spend to drive here. I only wish I were close enough to visit each season! I was there early summer and it was fabulous! Take your camera and allow time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Even though the trail is somewhat slick and slippery in the winter, this is a beautiful gorge! With the snow-covered trees, ice-sculpted river below and fresh air, what a beautiful stop along the way. Take some good hiking boots. If you have snowshoes, all the better! Best view is from the bridge that can be accessed from the road. (Don't... More 

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