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Nice Drive - Pretty View

For $8, you can drive up to the top of Mount Ascutney (not including the .7 mile hike to the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Ruth-Art
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Southington, Connecticut
A View of Three States

A wonderful vista. We didn't have time for a hike up, but there are plenty of options. We drove... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Jill F
,
Brookline, Massachusetts
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Mountain and state park in Windsor, Vermont.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“auto road” (5 reviews)
“parking lot” (11 reviews)
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Windsor, VT
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

For $8, you can drive up to the top of Mount Ascutney (not including the .7 mile hike to the summit). The drive was fun - nice "Vermont scenic" views (including the Windsor-Cornish covered bridge over the CT River) with a few overlooks for stopping....More

1  Thank Ruth-Art
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful vista. We didn't have time for a hike up, but there are plenty of options. We drove to a parking lot near the summit and hiked to to top (less than one mile) where the views were wonderful.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable and challenging trails to hike. Hiking to the summit is worth the effort. Historical remnants of granite quarry can be found off the brownsville trail.

Thank DougandMeg
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've done all 3 over the years and it's a good workout hiking. The paved road was always deserted as we climbed it in Nov. The trail is a more direct, steeper climb, and driving is the most boring! Excellent views, wildflowers in early Spring...More

3  Thank Ravendale9
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked the Summit Trail to the top of Ascutney. A super view of all Vermont and New Hampshire from the top of the Observation Tower.

Thank Dan9969
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The hikes are very hard, it feels like you are going straight up! The weatherfield trail had scenic waterfalls which was very pretty. The Brownsville trail had a lot of switch backs and was very steep, a rock scramble at times but the view was...More

1  Thank Denise V
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We drove up to the parking area and walked to a "tower" I guess you could call it. Very fun & beautiful

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you love to hike, this is a great challenge. A couple of different site stops along the way but I believe a total of 6 miles all together.

Thank marsharose14
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and dog and I hike every trial every year and it never gets old. Not a great view at the top but great spots along the way. Go early and avoid the traffic on the trails.

Thank Sadiehope7
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful scenery, great hiking trails and viewing areas for anyone to enjoy. The fall time with the leaves change is a great time to see some great colors.

1  Thank mcsbravo852
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rkhuff2017
7 August 2017|
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Response from Dan9969 | Reviewed this property |
Black River is nearby. Nice trout!
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Jill U
7 July 2016|
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Response from Amanda L |
We were just there this past weekend and did the hike up to the summit with a whole gang of kids (the youngest to do her own hiking is 4), as well as a 7-months-pregnant lady. It was very doable for us, but there were lots... More
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