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Sterling Falls Gorge

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Address: West Hill Road, Top of the dirt section of this road, Stowe, VT

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Out in the middle of nowhere, but so worth it!

What a hidden gem this place is! easy to get to, although mud season may be difficult. Not huge, but many falls and cascades to see, lot's of nearby hiking as well. Went after a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Edward P
Bristol, CT
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The ice walls that are built are very beautiful. They shoot down beneath the many few points of the gorge. Overall a very fun breathtaking experience. Be weary of parking though. There is a designated parking area but it gets full FAST. The people who live on the road ask that cars only park in the lot & not along... More 

Thank Kyle L
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

This place is trashed. Not worth it. Poorly groomed, muddy trails. The roads to the area are terrible and require AWD and studded tires.

Thank Jenn S
Bristol, CT
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

What a hidden gem this place is! easy to get to, although mud season may be difficult. Not huge, but many falls and cascades to see, lot's of nearby hiking as well. Went after a week of rain and the water was running really well. Very beautiful. Thanks to the Anderson family for donating/maintaining for all to visit.

Thank Edward P
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This hike, which is short but involves some steep ups and downs, rewards you with great views of the rocks and falls.

1 Thank ross5100
Cheshire, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We decided to try out this easy hike to Sterling Falls when we found the Moss Glenn Falls area was crowded with visitors. Sterling Falls Gorge was an easy hike with beautiful views all the way along the trail.

Thank LandBPres16
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Enjoyed the trail and interpretive signage. Beautiful scenery and better understanding of the area's geology.

Thank rgreenberg77
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

When trying to drive there you'll probably lose cell phone service but, keep going on road, it seems like forever but it's there.  It's a decent gorge.  The "waterfall" is not as good as Moss Glen Falls, but this is better trail overall.  It's an easy hike and good to do on an overcast or dreary day.  Will take only... More 

1 Thank GregTrav28
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Don't miss taking this beautiful short hike in Stowe, VT! It is easy + well marked going along the gorge. I suggest keeping a hand on little ones though that might venture too close to the edge.

Thank sunshine4you2016
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This was about a 45 minute loop and very easy. You walk down into the gorge, make sure to have anti slip shoes. It is about a 20 minute beautiful drive from Stowe. From there are a number of other trails.

Thank Thoughtfultraveller1
Adirondacks, New York
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We biked and the trails were true to the map's description. Summit was great, but for more advanced riders. Wish there was a bathroom or at least a compostable toilet. Great place to sit and watch water flow.

Thank TheM's

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