Vermont Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Vermont? View Vermont parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Ball Mountain Lake, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions From Brattleboro, north on VT 30 to Jamaica to dam. The campground is 5 miles north of the dam, off VT 100. Phone (802) 874-4881 Activities CAMPING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Vermont Campgrounds WINHALL BROOK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Vermont Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Vermont Recreation Areas Ball Mountain Lake Website Ball Mountain Lake Photo Album Part of the Connecticut River Anadromous Fish Restoration Program, Atlantic salmon are stocked and smallmouth bass and trout fishing is available. Winhall Brook Campground near South Londonderry features 111 campsites. Fees apply for some facilities. Both summer and winter recreation activities are popular with park visitors. For up-to-date information, call (802) 874-4881.

Marsh – Billings – Rockefeller National Historical Park, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions The three closest major airports are Burlington, VT (95 miles from park), Manchester, NH (97 miles), and Boston, MA (143 miles). There are small regional airports in Rutland, VT (37 miles) and West Lebanon, NH (16 miles). Dartmouth Coach offers shuttle service from Boston’s Logan Airport to Hanover, NH (20 miles) and Lebanon, NH (16 miles). No other airports are connected to this area by shuttle service. (The Dartmouth Coach also offers service from New York City to Hanover, NH and Lebanon, NH.) Phone (802) 457-3368 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Vermont Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Vermont Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Vermont Recreation Areas Marsh – Billings – Rockefeller National Historical Park Official Website Marsh – Billings –

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge headquarters office and visitor center is located about 6 miles northwest of Swanton, off Route 78, on Tabor Rd. From I89, take Exit 21 and turn west on Route 78. Follow Route 78 west for about 1.5 miles to the intersection of Route 78 and US Route 7 at the Swanton town square. Turn right and follow Route 78 west for another 6 miles and look for the West Swanton Apple Orchard on your right. Just past the orchard, turn left on Tabor Rd. Refuge headquarters is on the left. A refuge entrance sign is located at the corner of Route 78 and Tabor Rd. and is visible from Route 78. From the West, take Exit 42 off of I87 and turn right onto US Route 11 and follow for about 6 miles. Turn right onto US Route 2/Bridge Rd. and follow for about 7

North Hartland Lake, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions From White River Junction, 5 miles south on US 5. Take a right onto Clay Hill Road. Phone (802) 295-2855 Activities BOATING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Vermont Campgrounds NORTH HARTLAND LAKE BEACH (VT) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Vermont Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Vermont Recreation Areas North Hartland Lake Website North Hartland Lake Photo Album At the upper end of the reservoir, the Ottauquechee River flows through the sheer-faced 165-ft deep Quechee Gorge, one of the outstanding natural spectacles in the state. An overlook area and a state-managed campground as well as a new Visitor Center opening in the summer of 2005 are nearby. At North Hartland Lake, there is boating on the 215-acre

North Springfield Lake, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions From Springfield, north on VT 106, follow signs to dam. Phone (802) 886-2775 Activities BOATING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Vermont Campgrounds Stoughton Pond Rec Area Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Vermont Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Vermont Recreation Areas North Springfield Lake Photo Album North Springfield Lake Website The lake offers fishing for largemouth bass and other warmwater species. The boat ramp is open to canoes and small, flat-bottomed boats only. Nearby Stoughton Pond is stocked with rainbow trout and has a 5-mph limit. Facilities include a swim beach, drinking water, picnic tables, grills, and restrooms. Fees may apply for some facilities. For up-to-date information, call (802) 886-2775.

Townshend Lake, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions From Bratleboro, 18 miles north on VT 30. Phone (802) 365-7703 Activities BOATING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Vermont Campgrounds TOWNSHEND LAKE DAY USE AREA Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Vermont Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Vermont Recreation Areas Townshend Lake Website Townshend Lake Photo Album Boats are limited to a 10-hp. Fishing is good to excellent for smallmouth bass, brown and rainbow trout. Recreation facilities include a boat launch, swim area, picnic tables, grills, hiking trails, ballfield, drinking water and restrooms. Fees apply for some facilities. Both summer and winter activities are popular with park visitors. For up-to-date information, call (802) 365-7703.

Union Village Dam, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions From White River Junction, north on US 5, left on VT 132. Phone (802) 649-1606 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Vermont Campgrounds UNION VILLAGE DAM PICNIC AREA (VT) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Vermont Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Vermont Recreation Areas Union Village Dam Website Union Village Dam Photo Album Near Thetford, over 6 miles of river are available for fishing for stocked brown and rainbow trout and also natural brook trout. Recreation facilities include a swim area, picnic tables, grills, drinking water, overhead shelter and restrooms. Fees apply for some facilities. Summer and winter activities are popular with park visitors. Pack-In/Pack Out. For up-to-date information, call (802) 649-1606.