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Devil's Gulch - Hiking


By lydia.crawford

Devil's Gulch Statistics

Elevation gain

449 meters

What are the activities at Devil's Gulch ?


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Why choose a trail at Devil's Gulch?

The Devil's Gulch is a narrow, steep-sided ravine located in the Green Mountains of Vermont. The ravine is approximately 1.5 miles long and ranges in width from 10 to 50 feet. The walls of the ravine are composed of Precambrian gneiss and schist, and are heavily forested. The floor of the ravine is covered with a thick layer of moss and fallen leaves.

The Devil's Gulch was formed approximately 1.2 billion years ago when a large chunk of the Earth's crust broke off and slid into the mantle. The ravine is home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, bobcats, coyotes, deer, and foxes. The gulch is also home to a variety of plant life, including ferns, mosses, and wildflowers.

The Devil's Gulch is a popular hiking destination, offering hikers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The gulch is also popular for its trout fishing, with anglers catching brook, brown, and rainbow trout.

What are the services on site?

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Access fee $ 0.00

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What are the coordinates and address of Devil's Gulch?

Devil's Gulch
Long Trail, Eden, VT 05652, USA

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Starting Point

The Devil's Gulch trails are located in the town of West Windsor, Vermont. To get to the start of the trails, take Route 5 west from Rutland, Vermont. The trailhead is located on the left side of the road just past the West Windsor town line.

Why visit Devil's Gulch

The Devil's Gulch in Vermont is a great place to visit because it offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and countryside. The area is also known for its rich history and abundance of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and skiing.

Is Devil's Gulch in Vermont a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since Devil's Gulch can be a different experience for each family. Some families may find the hike and natural features to be enjoyable and kid-friendly, while others may find the trails to be too difficult or dangerous. Ultimately it is up to the family to decide if Devil's Gulch is right for them.

Things not to be missed

Near Devil's Gulch in Vermont, the best activities to enjoy are hiking and biking. There are also great views of the area from the summit of Mount Mansfield.

1. Hiking: Devil's Gulch is a great place for hiking with its many trails that offer beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing: The creek that runs through Devil's Gulch is a great place to fish, and there are also several ponds in the area that are perfect for fishing.

3. Camping: There are several campsites in the area that offer great views and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities.

4. Horseback Riding: There are several trails in the area that are perfect for horseback riding.

5. Mountain Biking: There are many trails in the area that are perfect for mountain biking.

Where to eat?

1. The Alchemist Pub and Brewery in Waterbury, Vermont

2. Hen of the Wood in Burlington, Vermont

3. Blackback Pub in Waterbury, Vermont

4. Prohibition Pig in Waterbury, Vermont

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Devil's Gulch?

449.36 M

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Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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