Quechee Gorge

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Quechee Gorge
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Jo P
Salem, NH36 contributions
Quechee Gorge is awe inspiring and incredible!! A group of us walked the path down and some of us swam in the cold refreshing water. The hike up is a bit much if you're not used to walking up steep hills. We stayed at the Quechee Camp Ground and one night it poured and thundered so loud the echo from the gorge was scary and thrilling all at once. It was an experience I will never forget.
Written June 15, 2022
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Anna
Boston, MA104 contributions
Loved our visit to Quechee Gorge and came back a few times. Stroll down is about a 1/2 mile with beautiful rocks and water at the bottom. Water is very clear but quite cold for June. Still managed a few enjoyable swims. There are fish and crawfish as well as tadpoles to catch for small kids. Absolutely beautiful and free natural wonder. Kids didn't want to leave.

We also walked the other way to the top of the Gorge and it was a great hike. Walked past the Gorge and made it to the lake with tons of water lilies. Nice spot to take kids for fishing.
Written July 8, 2021
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AC97
North Dakota4,524 contributions
Good trip. We arrived at approximately 4 pm and made our way to the entrance of the hiking trail to the gorge. The hike took about 10 minutes and was very easy, as it mostly consisted of walking on a flat surface. There was a short trail down to the gorge and we saw many people swimming and even sunbathing on the rocks. The environment was very peaceful and serene, and I enjoyed hearing the water flow down the stream.

Tip: I recommend spending 45 minutes here if you truly want to see everything.
Written October 16, 2021
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1,586 contributions
Family
This is definitely worth a stop. You can stop on the side of the bridge that has the Visitor Center and Gift Shop, or on the other side where there are two large parking lots to the left and right. You should park and walk over the bridge – walking on one side of the bridge and on the other side on the way back. There are some intentional cut-outs in the fence on both sides to make it easier to take pics. The view is amazing. The gift shop has a number of interesting items and also some restrooms. You an also take two rather short hikes ‘Bottom of Gorge’ and ‘Dam Overlook’, which start near the Visitor Center. I recommend both walks.
Written October 20, 2021
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JoanneGarland
Deerfield, MA93 contributions
Friends
Having driven over the bridge occasionally over the years, we had never stopped to enjoy the gorge. This time we planned a day trip, with some hiking.

We found breathtaking views from the bridge, which we walked several times, then took a 0.4 mile trail south, downhill to the bottom of the gorge, and came back up.

The trail is broad and gentle, easy for anyone who likes to walk (we’re 74 and fit). Along the way there are occasional benches for rest, and places to view the gorge from the safety of a chain link fence above it. The surrounding woods are peaceful.

At the bottom, one can scramble down to the rocky gorge base, wade in the water, and enjoy the sunshine.

Additional trails go off to the north, and in the other side of the bridge one can walk 100 yards to the Nature Center and its Canopy Walk, but we will save that venture for another day.
Written October 2, 2020
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Hairgone_Ronay
Sunderland, UK219 contributions
Couples
Stayed over here , all too briefly, during a tour of Canada and N.E. U.S.A. back in 2015.
Very picturesque and spectacular views from the bridge down into the gorge.
Didn’t have time to eat at the diner but did have a look through the gift shop which had some great t shirts.
Just making this belated review because I could never remember the name of this place until I found it by accident today and thought I would leave a review as a reminder.
Written May 25, 2020
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BHUANG69
New Providence, NJ1,248 contributions
There are a few really great places worth visiting. First, make sure that you stay on both side of the bridges. There are wires to prevent accidents from happening but towards the middle of the bridge, there are openings on the wire so that you can stick your hands out with your cell phone (be sure to secure your phone) and take a few "wire-less" pictures (puns intended). The views on both sides of the bridges are different and depending on the time of the day, you can take pictures without the shadow of the bridge which will be breathtaking.

If you continue around one mile, you can ask people how to access the reservoir. I remember my friend turned next to a power tower and then we could walk to the reservoir and the view is breathtaking. We see on open water people canoeing. Just make sure you also visit the reservoir. But be careful there are signs all over about the poisonous turnip warning us not to touch them (they affect pets too)!
Written September 25, 2020
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TACOB0B
United States1,131 contributions
Couples
The visitors center is currently closed but you can still walk the trail. A little past the center was a pull off area where you could park and walk to the bridge directly over the gorge. Great photo opportunity as the views are amazing. We got there early so there was no crowd. Later in the day we drove back by and it was so crowded it was holding up traffic so definitely get there early. Highly recommend.
Written October 12, 2020
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jcraig10
Chesapeake City, MD531 contributions
Couples
We thought this was a really neat stop. We walked up to the dam and also down to the river. It was so pretty especially with the foliage backdrop. We went around 9 on a Friday morning and only passed a few people. Everyone was respectful of the mask rule. I would stop here again!
Written September 30, 2020
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babee1998
Franklin Square, NY97 contributions
Family
It was worth seeing this gorge. We didn’t hike down to it. It was a cold day so my family just stayed on the bridge and took our time taking photos. We took some great photos but I think it would be more beautiful in the fall.
Written April 25, 2022
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