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Green Mountain National Forest

Rutland, VT
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This is one of the premier national forests on the east coast, and is well maintained with well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michaelbQ168AO
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Manlius, New York
Best Foliage in Vermont

Even though the foliage was dull this year due to warm weather and a very dry September, I have... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Timothy H
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The Green Mountains offer among the best fall foliage viewing, pleasing both hikers and those on the many scenic drives.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average5%
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Rutland, VT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the premier national forests on the east coast, and is well maintained with well marked trails.

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Even though the foliage was dull this year due to warm weather and a very dry September, I have always found crisscrossing the Forest along scenic roads always shows up color and scenic views. Have been visiting this area for over 40 years. Moss Glen...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We drove the entire VT-100 & spent the day in this beautiful area. We had a GPS app called the Gypsy Guide VT-100 that gave us tips about places to stop & get out and explore. It was only ~$5 and totally worth it.

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If TripAdvisor can acknowledge the Shawnee National Forest in Herod, Illinois, on its system, it surely can make room for the Green Mountain National Forest in Rutland, Vermont. After all, TripAdvisor publishes reviews for Green Mountain National Golf Course, Green Mountain Sugar House (whatever that...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is part of the Green Mountain National Forest in Peru, Vermont. There is a nice little beach and some camp sites to relax and enjoy nature. It is easy to get to. There are flush toilets and showers at the beach area. It isn't...More

Thank yellowbirdVermont
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I must quantify my review by saying that I only was able to drive Rt 100 and was disappointed, I have not seen the rest of the park. I read online that RT 100 is the top drive to take in Vermont, and maybe in...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Followed Rte 100 north. Roads are in good repair for the most part. Easy to follow. Stopped at a couple of nice waterfalls along the way & the Café in Rochester for lunch was wonderful.

2  Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 30 October 2015

love the scenery and well kept roads. Follow RTE 100, Nothing too high or road too steep so its easy to navigate. Don't miss Hogback Mountain or their giftshop(and I don't normally endorse Gift Shops)

3  Thank RayCFla
Reviewed 30 October 2015

What to say about nature's beauty here.We visited here in October. Its not peak fall, still it was so beautiful. Lake view and rapids really make that place very serene.

2  Thank Malini N
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We drove through the Green Mountain National Forest during the 2nd week of October. We got to see some really beautiful fall colors. We were very short on time so we just drove through We drove down State Rd 7 all through the park up...More

5  Thank Ali Z
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