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Smugglers Notch State Park

6443 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-5111
+1 802-253-4014
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Nice park, though not breathtaking

The park is not bad, probably one of the top things in the Green Mountains, yet not really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bingham Falls is Beautiful

We walked to Bingham Falls with our kids. Its it heavily travelled but beautiful. The kids jumped... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlestown, Rhode Island
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This narrow path through thousand-foot cliffs, once a smuggling route into Canada, is now a park used for biking, hiking, picnicking and rockclimbing.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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6443 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-5111
+1 802-253-4014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is not bad, probably one of the top things in the Green Mountains, yet not really something breathtaking.

Thank vaclean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to Bingham Falls with our kids. Its it heavily travelled but beautiful. The kids jumped off a ledge about 8 feet above the quarry and had a great time. Unfortunately, there were a lot of people and some older kids/adults jumping off a...More

Thank buppa6805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smuggler's Notch State Park is an extremely popular park. After having enjoyed quality time in the near wilderness, this park seemed like Grand Central Station. It is a beautiful park featuring waterfalls, a scary drive through boulders, and pristine mountain views. I recommend Big Springs...More

Thank writearts2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiking to the lake on top of the mountains is an incredible experience. This is a must do adventure if you are able. The entire Smugler's Notch road up to the park is amazing as well. Beautiful in both winter and summer...however the road is...More

Thank Norm_33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were a little unsure about completing the hike up to Sterling Pond as the beginning was quite steep, but the climb is not that intense the entire time. We saw kids on the trail who were doing just fine - if...More

Thank Tess_NJ
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I hiked up to Sterling Pond and it was absolutely gorgeous! The hike was a great workout, the trail was beautiful, and the lake was amazing. We hiked up the steps next to the lake and found ourselves at the top of...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Nice drive on a rainy day, we wished we had time to go back in better weather to explore the trails.

Thank JPaul13
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't have time to actually go hiking here, on the way back home we saw pictures online and decided to see the road ourselves. It's definitely worth spending more time here. picturesque road, fresh air and rejuvenation experience. We try to come back.

Thank Amon182
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this park during a recent visit to Vermont. The road is unique and the views are outstanding. A wonderful experience for everyone

Thank Ruben T
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A good 3km walk quite steep with some great views and rewards of a mountaintop lake - with fish. Many wildflowers great mature trees and waterfall and brooks. All in all a nice walk. Better to bring walking sticks and proper footware if a bit...More

Thank Fred B
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21 April 2017|
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Response from mu92 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at site 5. It's a tent only walk in site that was very private.
Jamie H
26 March 2017|
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Response from Paul s | Reviewed this property |
I've never camped in VT, but have been there many times in mud season- April/May and everything's been accessible for my use...
20 February 2017|
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Response from Paul s | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's the best place to negotiate with a trailer...