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Ottaquechee River

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Address: Woodstock, VT
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River that runs through Woodstock.

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Several covered bridges are built over the river

This is a beautiful river. If you drive around and look at the covered bridges you'll see this river from different vantage points. There's also so many awesome photo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful river. If you drive around and look at the covered bridges you'll see this river from different vantage points. There's also so many awesome photo opportunities to be had. Enjoy!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Taftsville covered bridge is a great example of its type with the internal structure still mostly original (even after partly being destroyed by Irene). Well worth a stop as its close to route 4 on your way to Killington via Woodstock. Beautiful in all seasons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Whether by car or on bike, recommend driving a long the Ottaquechee River to see the incredible views, especially now with the leaves changing.

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Crans-Montana, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Take the Old River road from Woodstock, it runs immediately by the Billings farm, and enjoy a very pleasant drive along the river shaded by trees. Then you come to this great covered bridge with a weir running down just in front. It is a good example of a covered bridge, and you can drive across from both sides and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Woodstock is such a quaint town and it wouldn't be complete without a drive thru this bridge. We drove thru and then pulled over to take some pictures of both the bridge and the Ottaquechee River that runs underneath of it. Absolutely beautiful! Worth the stop!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This river is ever present in Woodstock and runs through it. It is worth a dip in it, if you have a mind to. Very scenic. Covered bridges ford it in many places. Worth exploring. Great pictures.

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

It is a covered bridge one lane that you see off route 4, near Woodstock. I enjoy looking, driving, walking any covered bridge, but this red color one is special.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Highly recommend the view of the gorge. The bridge over the gorge has protected pedestrian viewing on both sides. You can also take a variety of hiking trails down to the gorge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Very rewarding experience. Never miss a visit to the 'Quechee's covered bridges every vacation we spend in Vermont

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The river is fine, but it's spanned by a large number of historic covered bridges. Just drive around to as many as you can find.

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