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Equinox Preservation Trust

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West Union Street, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-366-1400
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Skyline Drive:Just beautiful views

Take the 5-mile car ride up to the top of Mt. Equinox on a clear day- you can see several states... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie S
via mobile
Mountains, Mountains, Mountains

Wonderful drive to the top of Equinox Mountain. The road was in great condition and there an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wilhelmm007
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Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“great hiking” (10 reviews)
“toll road” (7 reviews)
“red gate” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
West Union Street, Manchester, VT 05254
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+1 802-366-1400
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"skyline drive"
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"hiking trails"
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"well marked trails"
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"short hike"
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"great place to hike"
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"west union"
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"great information"
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"small lake"
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"bluff trail"
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"trail system"
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"well worth the effort"
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"mountain range"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the 5-mile car ride up to the top of Mt. Equinox on a clear day- you can see several states from the top and there are trails you can also hike- one is to a Outlook Rock where you can see Manchester...they have a...More

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful drive to the top of Equinox Mountain. The road was in great condition and there an impressive visitor center at the top with plenty of parking and spectacular views. The staff at the base was friendly and informative. I would highly recommend this activity...More

1  Thank Wilhelmm007
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The well kept paths and scenic vista abound. A walk to the crystle lake and house is a must. The views from the top of Mount Equinox is just breath taking. The start of your walk offeres a placard shows flora and fona you will...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As I have read in other reviews, I too was skeptical about paying to drive to the top of a mountain. I’m glad I did, some amazing views. We were in the clouds at the top. Better have a good vehicle with good transmission and...More

Thank Blessed5402
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

On of the attractions high on our list to visit last month in Manchester, VT was the Equinox Preservation Trust. Before we left to see, Morgan, the concierge at the Reluctant Panther Inn, was kind enough to call ahead to verify hours of operation for...More

Thank Dick M
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

You call at the small shop and information centre to pay the toll for the car and passengers to go up. It's then a careful drive up to the top of the mountain along roads which include hairpin bends. As you'd expect, the views from...More

1  Thank Charles_and_Susan
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is a great place to get out and explore the trails on the Equinox mountain. There are trails for all levels of hikers, some with very little incline, some a lot steeper. Maps are available and the trails are well marked. If snow or...More

Thank CES11937
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The Equinox is the best spot for leaf peeping. It is a beautiful trail and the views of the hills covered in foliage are outstanding.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Very pleasant place for hiking. We did not go for a long one, but did see that it would be easy to get lost. Trail markings were confusing.

Thank Richardhencke
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Not for the faint of heart! This is hike is totally worth the effort going up and coming down. The views are amazing. Your body will feel it the next day, for sure!

Thank pcarlnj
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Buyer S
24 September 2016|
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Yes you can drive but the parking lot is rather small. Suggest you stop in at the Equinox Hotel and talk to maitre de for directions - it's a very shorty drive to the lot behind the private school. Your parents might be... More
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Mb L
22 July 2016|
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Response from davidhnichols | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of bike trails all around here. Try Rte. 30 heading North towards Dorset and bear left on Dorset West Road. A nice pretty level Nike ride of about 6 miles to Dorset Village!
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Mark B
11 July 2016|
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Response from davidhnichols | Reviewed this property |
No it is not permitted to swim or canoe on Equinox Pond but you can ask the Concierge at the Equinox Hotel where you could do this nearby!
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