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QUECHEE GORGE STATE PARK
LOCATION - From the intersection of 1-89 and U.S. 4, take Exit 1 at White River and go west for 3 miles on U.S. 4.
FEATURES - Quechee Gorge, located along the Ottauquechee River, is called Vermont's Little Grand Canyon. Ottauquechee is an Indian word meaning "swift mountain stream" or "cattails or rushes near a swift current." The gorge was formed near the end of the last glacial era, approximately 13,000 years ago.
ACTIVITIES - Camp in one of the 54 campsites, including 7 lean-tos and a disposal station, from mid-May through Columbus Day. Go fishing in the Ottauquechee River and hike the gorge trails. Cross the bridge 162 feet above the Ottauquechee River. Enjoy a picnic overlooking the waterfalls. Snacks are available next to the park.
Quechee Inn on Clubhouse Road has rental canoes and bicycles, hiking trails, and flyfishing. During the winter, cross-country ski here. For information, call 802-295-3133.
Billings Farm and Museum features implements from the 1800s and is located in Woodstock, 8 miles away and Vi mile on Vermont 12 across Elm Street Bridge. For information, call 802-457-2355.
Quechee Gorge State Park
190 Dewey Mills Road
White River Junction, Vermont 05001