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Address: Windsor, VT
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Mountain and state park in Windsor, Vermont.

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Breathtaking views

Drove to the top then hiked the last .6 of a mile. Easy hike - we had a 6 year old with us and she handled it without any complaints. Climb the observation tower for 360 degree... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2015
Julie S
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Drove to the top then hiked the last .6 of a mile. Easy hike - we had a 6 year old with us and she handled it without any complaints. Climb the observation tower for 360 degree breathtaking views of those gorgeous green mountains!

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Thank Julie S
Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you drive to the top, it's pretty easy with some gorgeous views. If you hike it, be prepared for some epic down and up (1000+ feet per mile), but the rewards are beautiful water falls and awesome views. You'll have earned them! Bring a lot of water and a hiking pole to save your knees on the way down.

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Thank Elody S
Eatontown, New Jersey
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015

We drove to the top of Mount Ascutney and it was worth it! Gorgeous views! Staff at main desk was very helpful.

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Thank S S
Eagan, Minnesota
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209 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

We hiked here in the fog and rain but had a great time. Would like to see it on a clear day. The tower is a short hike from the upper parking lot.

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Thank bfree271
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Hiked the Hang Glider Trail to West Peak, then on to the Summit. Climbed the Observation Tower and enjoyed the stunning vistas. Breathtaking views. Returned via the Slab Trail. Be sure to carry your cell phone, and put the Park Ranger phone # before hiking. I would also recommend a whistle and plenty of water. Elevation at top is 3,144... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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247 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2014

Went there to see the view and decided to hike to the summit. The trail is gorgeous. Wear proper footwear, not sandals. The hike was marvelous, tree covered, rocky. Went to the tower. Great views. Ample parking. Bring water.

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Millbury, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I stopped here to begin our trip to Vermont. We drove up the summit road and then hiked the rest of the way. The hike was manageable, especially for the both of us who aren't experienced hikers (we hike 3-5 times per year). The views were beautiful, even on a slightly foggy day. I would say a... More 

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Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2014

We loved the hiking - four great trails to the top, we did Weatherfield Trail. Make sure you go to the top of the tower at the summit to see all of the mountains for miles around.

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Worcester
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68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Drive or hike, but please, go to the summit of this mountain...OH...and take the camera! On a clear day, you will be treated to vistas that are exceptional. And yes, my Vette loved it...LOL.

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Thank Dave N
Chatham, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2014

We are experienced hikers, and it took us about four hours to get to the summit. The views were incredible, with various waterfalls along the way. This was a lifetime experience. Just give yourself enough time!

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