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Address: Wilmington, VT

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We had to go see the Glory Hole!

A local shop owner recommended we go see the reservoir and when she said it had a Glory Hole, I was intrigued! The walkway offers a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
kingbyriverk
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Bowdoinham, Maine
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Bowdoinham, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local shop owner recommended we go see the reservoir and when she said it had a Glory Hole, I was intrigued! The walkway offers a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and has a nice hiking path if you have the time.

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Woolwich, Maine, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

My wife and I hiked the Hoot, Toot, and Whistle trail as part of the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge. The trail runs south from Wilmington for approximately 7 miles to the dam at the south end of the reservoir Our total time for the round trip with lunch break was around seven hours. It was a beautiful fall day with... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Accidentally stumbled on this from Wilmington when stayed straight on 100 at stop light instead of turning on 9. Road soon turns into dirt road & then there are pull overs and picnic areas. So peaceful. Gorgeous in the fall!

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

warm weather and fun this is a great spot for hanging in the sun and spending time with friends and family

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

there are no signs to indicate Ward's Cove, but it's a great little beach by the lake. Very nice place to have a picnic, swim in the lake and sunbathe.

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Cobleskill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Came here on the recommendation of a store owner who gave us directions, and a wonderful spontaneous visit it was. Parking was a little tricky on a weekday afternoon, but there were many picnic tables with beautiful views of the lake. We didn't swim or boat but just enjoyed sitting at the table reading our books while looking at the... More 

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NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Took the hoot toot and whistle walking trail from downtown Wilmington to the reservoir. It was a lovely walk with a well marked trail. The end opened up to a picnic area and dock on the water with boaters, kayakers, and picnickers. Highly recommended.

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West Dover, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Swimming, boating, kayaking, picnicking just a beautiful lake with many different areas to relax around it or through it!

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Went primarily to jetski. It was amazing!! It cost $180.00 plus tax and optional insurance. The Jetski came with a full tank of fuel and ran great. Top speed was 45 MPH, which was fast enough. Lake was a little low due to drought, but still magnificent and clean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

This place is very special. If you are a swimmer the water is clean and cold and deep. The view from the water as you float along is of green Vermont hills. If you are a paddler there are lots of places to explore and a couple of places to put in. There are recreation areas for picnicking with primitive... More 

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