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Mt. Philo State Park

5425 Mt Philo Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445-8210
+1 802-425-2390
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Perfect Hike

A great place to walk alone or with friends and you are rewarded with a glorious view of the entire... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Trina B
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Charlotte, VT
Free fun winter hike!

An easy drive from Burlington. Great place for a moderately easy winter hike. We saw snowmobiles... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
bethsuppo
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Rochester, New York
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“picnic tables” (10 reviews)
“lake champlain” (20 reviews)
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5425 Mt Philo Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445-8210
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+1 802-425-2390
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"small hike"
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"some great photos"
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"family friendly hike"
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"high peaks"
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"local treasure"
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"mt philo"
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"maintained trails"
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"perfect hike"
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A great place to walk alone or with friends and you are rewarded with a glorious view of the entire Champlain Valley and lake!

Thank Trina B
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

An easy drive from Burlington. Great place for a moderately easy winter hike. We saw snowmobiles, cross country skier, dogs & walkers sharing the trails. Took us about an hour and a half and we had several great viewing spots along the way. Looked like...More

Thank bethsuppo
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

This is a family friendly hike with a great payoff at the top. For those, such as myself, with bad knees, you can hike up and drive down.

Thank GreenGazoo
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Mt. Philo State Park has one of the finest views in the state of Vermont. The outlook to the west over the Champlain Valley is seen on many Vermont Tourist Publications. The view takes in the broad, fertile valley with Lake Champlain and the High...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

I love this hike with children, it's fairly easy with a spectacular view for a reward. You can choose to hike through the woods (my preference) or hike the road. The best part of this hike is if someone in your group is older, disabled...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Unfortunately we couldn't drive to the top and the hike up would have taken longer than we had but even only walking 20 minutes up was nice and got us some great photos. At night it's a great area to drive to and just stare...More

1  Thank elcoqui121
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The walk up the hill through the woods was beautiful. The view from the top is spectacular. Thoughtfully placed chairs for resting and viewing.

Thank NLV-E
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great view of Great view of and Adirondack Mountains. It's less than a mile from the Inn we stayed at.

Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing bbq with Lake Champlain as a backdrop. The hike to the top is beautiful and the trail is well maintained. We really cannot overstate how fabulous the views CA be.

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My buddy and I enjoyed our drive up the access road and hiking around the top. We enjoyed a picnic then drove down the road to Cookie Love for ice cream.

Thank Robean226
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