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Quechee State Park

Hartford; Windsor County 688 Acres

Quechee State Park

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General Description:

Quechee State Park is located along US Route 4, and its proximity to many Upper-Valley attractions make the park a popular tourist destination. Hundreds of thousands of visitors stop each year to take in the breathtaking views of the Quechee Gorge. Other visitors seeking an overnight stay enjoy the easy access to the park’s spacious campsites. 612 acres are under long-term lease from the U.S. Army of Engineers. FPR is a partner in the multi-agency Quechee Gorge Visitor Center. 

Unique Features:

The focal point of the park is Vermont’s deepest gorge, formed by glacial activity approximately 13,000 years ago. Visitors can look down at the Ottauquechee River, flowing 165 feet below viewing points along Route 4.

Recreation Overview:

The park contains 45 tent/trailer sites and 7 lean-to sites which are located in the camping area. Two bathrooms with showers ($) serve the campground. Most sites are large enough to accommodate large RVs. There is a sanitary dump station, but no hookups. A large field and play area are also in the campground. Located next to Quechee Gorge is a picnic area with a pit toilet and a hiking trail along the gorge. A new visitor center is located along Route 4 east of the gorge. During the winter cross country skiing is a popular activity on the property.