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Ascutney State Park

U.S. Highway 5, Ascutney, VT
+1 802-674-2060
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Steep rocky track up and great views

We went up the futures trail and started 1/2 way up ...very rocky but terrific views The fire... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Guisborough, United Kingdom
Excellent Adventure!!

$4.00 per person admission fee paid at the base of the mountain. Drive to the top of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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“summit trail” (3 reviews)
“lookout tower” (4 reviews)
“old section” (2 reviews)
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U.S. Highway 5, Ascutney, VT
+1 802-674-2060
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went up the futures trail and started 1/2 way up ...very rocky but terrific views The fire tower at the top was excellent and we could see all of Vermont from the viewpoint

Thank ndain2n
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

$4.00 per person admission fee paid at the base of the mountain. Drive to the top of the mountain is a steep 3.6 miles with one scenic turn-off. Appeared to be ample parking at the end of the road. The hike to the look out...More

1  Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very old campground, sites 1-18 were built by the CCC. Sites 19-38 and the lean-tos are newer. Cabins are in the works. Each section has a bathhouse with sinks, stalls and a shower. Shower costs quarters. Sites are raked after checkout and...More

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Hiked 2.7m trail up Ascutney Mtn today after a couple days of rain in May. What a great decision! The waterfalls were beautiful and Cascade Falls in particular was amazing. On the far side of the waterfall, we decided to go "rogue" and hike the...More

Thank Lauralanglois
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice hike to the top of the mountain and beautiful views of the area. Easy to get to and the trails are user friendly.

Thank powell15201
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I recommend driving 3/4 of the way up the mountain and then taking the mile hike to the observation tower from there. The views, from the top, are beautiful and there are a lot of great spots to picnic and enjoy the views.

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great drive. Nearly to the lookout tower at the top, a short walk is required. There is no reason for disabled not to go, there are a couple picnic tables near and fine views from the parking lot, where the trail to...More

1  Thank Ernesto F
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We took the Auto Road most of the way up, and then hiked up to the Summit. It was a relatively easy hike. We didn't go up the tower to see the view because there were quite a few people up there, instead we just...More

Thank Zuzanecka
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We hiked the Weathersfield trail with our miniature poodle. It was a moderately difficult hike. It took us 4 hours total but that included stops for lunch and to enjoy the overlooks. I would recommend eating at the first scenic vista (that has the wood...More

Thank rdh1978
Reviewed 4 September 2016

For $4 per adult we (2 couples) went on the Brownsville hiking trail and stopped at "the summit" the tippy-top of the Ascutney Mountain the view from the tower was amazing and I would recommend doing that if eve you're in a drivable distance to...More

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18 August 2016|
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Response from bluecard21 | Reviewed this property |
there is small area where you can park your vehicle all the way up where you can see the views of the mountain. You can wheel the person to see the mountain views but there is not much to see. You have to hike to be able... More