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Address: 6443 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-5111
Phone Number: 802 253 4014
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This narrow path through thousand-foot cliffs, once a smuggling route into...

This narrow path through thousand-foot cliffs, once a smuggling route into Canada, is now a park used for biking, hiking, picnicking and rockclimbing.

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Breathtaking Symetry

Definitely worth the drive. Bring a picnic lunch and just breathe. I could have stayed for much longer taking pictures, but had a friend waiting on me. Strong, tall trees rooted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Rosemarie F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely worth the drive. Bring a picnic lunch and just breathe. I could have stayed for much longer taking pictures, but had a friend waiting on me. Strong, tall trees rooted in rocks, boulders lying atop one another as if arranged by an artist, caves, rocky hiking trails, beauty...sheer beauty.

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warwick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Now that was a fun Notch to drive thru! Very twisting and narrow turns around boulders! We parked at visitor center and hiked the Sterling Pond trail directly across street. Hike UP was a nice workout..took about 1 1/2 hrs. The reward at top was the pristine Sterling Pond which offered very refreshing swimming opportunity in addition to just the... More 

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MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a nice small campground that offers several lean to sites. The park ranger was really helpful and the crew seemed to incessantly clean the bathroom. I have never stayed in such a clean campground and would definitely recommend it.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had camped at Smuggler's Notch State Park 30 years ago and was looking forward to going back with my wife and sharing the park with her. While approaching from the north and negotiating all the other tourists and travelers near the Notch I was confused, wondering how I could have missed the entrance to the park. After driving up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the road up to the sterling pond trail and we were really pleased by the view. The road is a bit tight, but fun to drive. The Sterling Pond trail is a good challenge for amateurs like us. There was not too many people on the trail when we got to the Sterling Pond, but there a little... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice park with lots of hiking trails, many of these trails have a elevation change involved so many of the trails are somewhat difficult be sure to review the trails before setting out. Some more signage on the trail heads would be appreciated.

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Berkshires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road to snuggler's notch is closed in the winter so taking this hair pin drive up to the top of the mt. is a great treat.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our campsite was flat, but getting there was totally uphill, so getting anywhere meant steep climbs. Since we were in an RV without a car, just getting to our hike was a mountainous hike! And to the bathroom! The bathroom was very clean, modern, pleasant. Bring coins for the shower! Very quiet campground - not a lot of sites. We... More 

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Glencoe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Only spent a hurried day here but highly recommended place with fascinating history - would love to go back either for winter sports of summer trekking and camping - and the local distillery! Great place and an intriguingly windy road to get to it :)

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Sylvania, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Our family just stayed two nights at this campground and it was wonderful. The lots are large and surrounded by trees. It was very peaceful and quiet (except our kids). There was a very clean restroom with a shower available within a short walk of the campsite. Dogs are allowed as well.

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