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Address: Windsor, VT
Activities: Hiking
Description: This trail leads to an old quarry, which offers views of the hills and...
This trail leads to an old quarry, which offers views of the hills and farms in Vermont.
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Great trail up a great mountain

Mt. Ascutney is a real gem of a hike and the Brownsville Trail is a great way to do it. The parking lot at the trail head accommodates about a dozen cars. There are a couple very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2013
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Hartland, Vermont
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Hartland, Vermont
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Mt. Ascutney is a real gem of a hike and the Brownsville Trail is a great way to do it. The parking lot at the trail head accommodates about a dozen cars. There are a couple very pretty waterfalls on the trail (not as big as the Cascades, but nice). The old quarrying equipment that lies around the trail is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This is a great trail up Mt Ascutney for quick exercise or views. There is a short steep section at the very beginning and then it is an easy walk up an old logging road to the first views. This is a good spot to stop with little ones. It is the site of an very old granite quarry and... More 

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Windsor VT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This trail is not an easy hike, but well worth the effort. The views all along the way are fantastic and if youneed to rest there are plenty of places to do that

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