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Mt Mansfield Smugglers Notch
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Smugglers Notch earned its colorful name during the War of 1812 when Vermonters found the 2,162-foot-high pass a nifty place to hide supplies before smuggling them into Canada for  the sustenance of the British army as it waged war with the American army. A steep, narrow, twisty road which wends its way through the pass and is open from May to December is not to be missed .  A state Forests and Parks Department Information Booth and turnoff offers motorists a welcome break from the challenging road as well as a picnic area and chance to appreciate the surrounding scenery. The Parks staff there can direct you to trails to Smugglers Cave; the Hunter and His Dog, and the Great Spring.

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Uploaded: 17/08/2009
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