Explore the most popular trails near Hartford with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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It’s a short walk and worthwhile doing to see and smell all the wild flowers.

As mentioned, the main part of the trail is really a dirt/gravel walkway from the highway to get down to the more open section of the river where it is not always filled with much water. It's a nice little half mile or so walk downhill then back up but it's a minor uphill climb.

More of a walk to a view than a hike, but I'm no worse for the effort. Certainly a nice view from the opposite perspective looking up.

Not a very scenic hike down but the view at the base of the gorge is very nice. Be very careful down there due to fast currents and the dam upstream can let out water with no warning. Very tiring hike up, nothing special.

The trail map outlined here is actually the Quechee Gorge Trail that leads down stream (not flat and steep in some sections). To get to Dewey Pond start on this trail, but once you get to the "T" at the highway bridge you should take a right to head upstream to the pond. Both are great hikes with beautiful views around every bend.

Fairly easy hike, the gorge is pretty interesting, it’s known as “Vermont’s Grand Canyon.” Conveniently located just a few minutes off I-89.

Nice scenery. Beautiful colors. Not much of a hike though.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Easy walk with some lovely views.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

As advertised, a beautiful walk along the gorge with some beautiful scenery, swimming, and family activities all around.

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

More of a walk than a hike, the gorge is very easy to get to. The views from the bottom up the gorge are beautiful and make for a great picture. This is a great spot for swimming and there are a number of rocks to jump off. If your looking for a bit of an adventure, climb upstream on the rocks and jump into the current. You can ride the current back downstream to where you started. This is pretty safe and the water doesn't move too fast. You can also walk up to the bridge and get a birds eye view of the gorge.

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Saturday, July 01, 2017

I've seen the view from the top of the bridge many times, but nothing compares to up close on the trail down below! We started from Quechee Gorge State Park, walked down a fairly moderate decline, then a fence. Turn left to the rivers edge and large flat rocks. Turn right, and it's a short and beautiful walk towards the underside of the bridge and the visitor center. Continue under bridge to Dewey Mill Pond. You won't be disappointed. Covered the entire trail in 3 hours.

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

I'm not from around here, so much m not sure if the water level is higher than it was when this "loop" was recorded. As of today, definitely NOT a loop. When you get to the northern side you either turn back or try to turn it into a loop by walking along blind, winding roads with a very narrow shoulder. Or, walk through what I'm fairly certain is several lots of private property. Treat it as an out and back and you'll likely have a much better experience.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Easy hike with only a bit if incline, very accessible and some lovely views. Great for families!

Monday, October 03, 2016

not very pretty. lots of people use it, though.

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Monday, May 30, 2016

Nice trail. Wide and flat. Some steep hills. Easy walk. Beautiful views.

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