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Simply beautiful!

The Mad River is central to the valley and there are few places that I find that hold as much... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Shnoogie
Beauty

We came for the beauty and weren't disappointed. the river valley and surrounding mountainsides... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
curtwetsel21
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Newport, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

The Mad River is central to the valley and there are few places that I find that hold as much beauty. Look, they named the valley after it for goodness sake! The river offers spots for fishing and swimming or just sitting and enjoying the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shnoogie
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We came for the beauty and weren't disappointed. the river valley and surrounding mountainsides were something to behold.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank curtwetsel21
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Spent time walking the Mad River Trail. It is easy to find and has a parking lot with trail information. Along the river was so peaceful and beautiful. A nice easy to do walk!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Pretty much the quintessential small town adventure with a covered bridge and all. Parking is free and right next to river. Lots of families and local kids found here on a hot day. Highly recommend this place with local ice cream and other specialty shops...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank maggiepearl4
Reviewed 26 July 2018

From warren Falls to the numerous swimming holes always fun don't hesitate to pull over and explore-you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank toastboy1
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The river winds around the area but we saw the Waitsfield portion. There is a covered bridge from the 1800's and how wonderful to watch some kids jumping off it into the river below.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarshaToronto
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very pretty, windy with some fly fishermen around. A lot shallower than expected, maybe because we saw it mid June.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The highlight of any Summer trip to Vt. is when Summer is at its hottest and you can swim at last in one of the many perfect swimming holes along the Mad River. Chilly when you first get in, paradisical when you adjust. Will make...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Debra F
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Mad River runs through the Sugarbush Valley to Moretown, where it meets the Winooski river. It offers many opportunities for a fishing, canoeing, hiking, swimming, picnicking, or just a lazy day watching the river flow by.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kc L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There are so many wonderful shopping places here. We're going up to Vermont tomorrow (it's a 225 mile ride) to look for unique gifts for friends for Christmas. It is well worth the ride...very scenic, and great places to eat.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 797eileent
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