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Mount Horrid Observation Site

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Hike fall folage

Our family hikes the trail often! In the fall the colors of the Green Mountains are spectacular... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Bill S
via mobile
Nice workout for beautiful view

We stopped here while hiking the Long Trail. After two days in the trees, this was a welcome... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
craigce
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View the Mount Horrid Cliff from this vantage point.
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Dec 22, 2017
“Hike fall folage”
Oct 17, 2016
“Nice workout for beautiful view”
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Brandon, VT
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Our family hikes the trail often! In the fall the colors of the Green Mountains are spectacular, hike is part of the Green Mtn trail, a little steep in part but take about 40min. Great hike for the family !!

1  Thank Bill S
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stopped here while hiking the Long Trail. After two days in the trees, this was a welcome treat! The walk up is strenuous and about a mile or less.

1  Thank craigce
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

If you love beautiful country, please do yourself the favor of stopping and enjoying this view. Just the drive itself is thrilling enough, but to really view it safely a convenient turn out is available here along the highway.

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a great hike! It's doable in a morning or an afternoon. It's very vertical but the pay off is huge. Kids and pets can manage it. I would recommend going mid-morning and bringing lunch to the top. It takes about an hour to...More

1  Thank drophaeli
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

I've watched the sunset and moonrise on the full moon, early morning and midday hikes. This is a go to place for visitors!

1  Thank geofish2
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

It's only .6 of a mile in, but it's all uphill, so this is a real "hike"--though it requires no technical skills. The view from the cliffs is phenomenal--270 degrees around, a great reward for making it up. Best short hike in Vermont.

1  Thank Mitchell P
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is an easy to get to location with a short hike up to some great views from the cliffs. The hike itself is nice and short, around .6 miles, but there is about 600 feet elevation gain so you do need to work a...More

1  Thank Jim H
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

Sorry we had not brought binoculars to view peregrine falcons!! Cliff in sight but too distant to view bird activity with naked eye

2  Thank bobpatti
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Reviewed October 6, 2013

This short hike is very strenuous - we climbed up ~650 ft all through rocks and stones and tree roots. The final section is almost vertical. But the view off the top is breathtaking - really worth the whole climb. And then the descent back....More

5  Thank OlgaS16
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

Mt. Horrid is located off Route 73 at the top of Brandon Gap. Vermont's Long Trail crosses the highway at this location, and the short hike to the top of Mt. Horrid is worth the moderate exertion. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the views...More

4  Thank Mei Mei B
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