Gile Mountain in Windsor County, Vermont, sits along the border between the towns of Norwich and Sharon; its summit is in Norwich. The mountain reaches a height of 1,873 ft (571 m) above sea level.
“Quick and easy hike up to a fire tower on top of a mountain, that is very accessible to those who can walk. On a clear night, you can see the clouds of the milky way no issue at all.”
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