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Deers Leap Overlook.

I have been climbing up there since we were Kids!!! Age 10 to twelve for the first effort The... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
Rutland, Vermont
Spectacular views

The hike up there is fun and not too difficult for some kids and adults too. The views from the... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2019
Rutland, Vermont
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

I have been climbing up there since we were Kids!!! Age 10 to twelve for the first effort The Entire experience never fails to make it worthwhile!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank raymocliff714
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

The hike up there is fun and not too difficult for some kids and adults too. The views from the top are amazing, given the weather, but well worth the effort. Have hiked up there many times, as I live in the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bellabear333
Reviewed November 16, 2018

My husband and I were looking for a somewhat challenging hike and this trail was recommended to us by the park office in Killington. We parked in the lot at the Inn at Long Trail but there is parking across the road as well. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tamra316
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Not terribly difficult. Just a lot of uphill of course. The view from the ledge is fantastic. Usually a nice breeze at the top if you happen to hike on a hot day.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

For some reason every time we hike this trail it starts raining. I guess the slippery rocks would make it more challenging. We use hiking/ski poles which help secure your footing and balance. I highly recommend using those. We bring a backpack with drinks and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tammyl98
Reviewed October 4, 2017

You park your vehicle across Route 4 from The Mountain Top Inn (which has great food and a rustic Irish pub by the way). The trail is clearly marked, the hike is short (somewhat steep at the top) and the view is awesome!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank quincy4377
Reviewed September 24, 2017

We hiked to the Deer Park overlook from Gifford Woods state park. The view from the overlook is simply spectacular. The hike is challenging, so make sure you have proper footwear. We met many friendly people along the way and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dukel1986
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Great trail I would say it's even advanced very rocky definitely not able to do this with the stroller bigger dogs would have no problem with this trail however. Great views

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael Q
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We hiked with a mixed group of 40 somethings. The trail was pleasantly challenging and the mayflies much less pleasant. The view, however, completely worth it!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank shannonlwade22
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Deer's Leap is a beautiful spot. Getting to the top is well worth the hike. It's an easy to moderate trail.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank shamrock42016
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May 7, 2018|
Response from Tamra316 |
I seriously doubt it because the way up is rather steep in spots but you could check with the local park office near Killlington.
April 23, 2017|
Response from hhays86 |
You did the same as we did - wrong trail, you were on the AT!