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Lye Brook Falls

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

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Beautiful Hike

This is an easy level hike. Total of about 4 miles beautiful views of the waterfalls at the top of the trail. Nestled right in the middle of Manchester. You can't beat it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Christine F
Manchester, Vermont
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Manchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an easy level hike. Total of about 4 miles beautiful views of the waterfalls at the top of the trail. Nestled right in the middle of Manchester. You can't beat it!

Thank Christine F
West Hartford, Connecticut
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The trail is well marked at the beginning but not so as you progress along -follow the water to reach the waterfall. It is also rocky with few very small water crossings and smattering of gradual and steep inclines. The hike may be a bit of effort if you are not a hiker but waterfall at the end makes it... More 

1 Thank Pratigya K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the end result (the falls) but the hike was much more difficult than I thought based on other reviews. I'm not an experienced hiker. Just on occasion. We go as a family so I have children including an infant that we put in a backpack carrier. It was a gradual incline in some spots and much steeper in other... More 

Thank Amanda K
Long Island
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trail is VERY rocky and in plenty of places you have to cross a rocky stream. Be prepared to get a little wet. Otherwise the grade is reasonable and it is about 1.5 hours round trip if you move fast, more like 2 hours if you don't. NOTE!!!! The dirt road is in horrid shape....park at the entrance to the... More 

Thank Keepingitanonymous
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hike! You start up a very well maintained wide path gradually increasing in elevation under a gorgeous green canopy. The path will become slightly more rocky and steeper at times, but still doable for a less experienced hiker. Round trip was about 5 miles and the falls were absolutely stunning. We went in July, but could... More 

3 Thank Robbie R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Road up to the trail head is in pretty bad shape -- full of large potholes so be careful driving. The actual hike up to the falls is a lot steeper than we expected but it was doable for two inexperienced hikers. We took about 3 1/2 hours round trip going at a relatively slow pace with 20 minutes spent... More 

1 Thank Judith G
Lexington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took us one hour to hike up to the falls and about 50 minutes on the way down. We hiked at a fairly quick pace. Trail was well marked with periods of up hill and some flat stretches. Very doable in sneakers. The falls were beautiful!

1 Thank mclyon16
Hoosick Falls, New York
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Well worth the few mile hike in which is gradual up hill. Not suitable for toddlers or very old hikers who aren't in shape.

1 Thank dberiau
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A strenuous walk, but overly so. Mostly a gentle rise going up and downhill on the way back. We've done this hike many times & the Falls is always a treat on arrival. Probably best in the spring or after rain, as it is fuller. In summer there is not as much water coming over, but still beautiful.

1 Thank MoreJournies
Godalming, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The walk to the falls is 2.3 miles long. It is a rocky well worn track that climbs for about 2 miles. The slope is from 0 to about 45 degrees. The falls themselves are quite high though there wasn't much water on them when we visited (June). It took us about 1h 45 m to get there and 1h... More 

Thank Mike B

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