Green Mountain National Forest Manchester Center, Vermont 05255Official Website
The Lye Brook Falls Trail, marked with blue blazes, enters the 15,680-acre Lye Brook Wilderness following along Lye Brook. Utilizing old logging railroad grades and old woods roads, the trail travels up a steady gradual slope. Downed trees from a 1995 cyclonic storm and a few small stream crossings make some of the trail challenging, which is in keeping with Wilderness management practices. A century ago, this area had been heavily logged, with railroads, charcoal kilns, and sawmills dotting the landscape. The land has reverted back to its natural state, but those wishing to explore can still find the remains of many of these turn-of-the-century industries. The spur trail at 1.8 miles on the right, leads to the 125-foot-high Lye Brook Falls, one of the highest in Vermont. Slippery rocks make the falls extremely dangerous and climbing the falls is not recommended.
The AllTrails website has a description and map of a hike at Lye Brook Falls.
Restrooms on site
Wheelchair accessible trail
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Last updated October 6, 2023