Vermont’s Grand Canyon Of The East Looks Even More Spectacular In the Winter
Although incomparable in size and majesty to the Grand Canyon, the Quechee Gorge in Vermont ought to draw your attention as a spectacular scenic attraction. The gorge is located in Quechee, Vermont, and is 165 feet deep, with a beautiful ravine that runs along the floor of the gorge. Roughly 13,000 years ago, the area was covered by a glacier and over time, as the glacier melted, the rushing water carved what is now this beautiful gorge.
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Taking a trip to Quechee Gorge and Quechee State Park is a must for those who are looking for great hiking and picturesque views. And, if you are inclined to spend multiple days at the Quechee Gorge, there are camping and amenities at the Quechee State Park. Come and witness the impressive gorge in Quechee and learn about the history of its ancient formation.
Luke was born and raised in Colchester, Vermont, and is a recent graduate of the University of Vermont where he studied philosophy and economics. His interests and hobbies include: reading, writing, learning new languages, hiking and playing outdoor sports.