Whether you are a vacationer or resident, discover the natural beauty and mountain scenery of Southern Vermont. Camping is a popular activity in the warmer seasons of Spring, Summer and Fall. Find the best places to enjoy the great outdoors, and be sure to contact us if you have any questions.
You can also find local accommodations, and learn more about Spring & Summer or Fall & Winter activities.
Woodford State Park
142 State Park Road
Bennington, VT 05201-9468
Woodford State Park comprises 398 acres located on a mountain plateau (2,400 feet, the highest of all Vermont's state parks) and surrounds Adams Reservoir. The high elevation spruce/fir/birch vegetation provides an ideal setting for the park. Several lakes and ponds, as well as the vast Green Mountain National Forest, surround the area.
The campground has 103 sites including 20 lean-tos. The heavily wooded area surrounds the reservoir and offers great camping opportunities. Flush toilets, hot showers ($), and a dump station are provided. There is a small beach and picnic area near the dam with pit toilet facilities. Rowboats, canoes, and paddle boats are available for rent. There are several hiking trails, including a 2.7 mile trail around the lake.
Molly Stark State Park
705 Route 9 East
Wilmington, VT 05363
Molly Stark State Park is named after the famous wife of General John Stark of the Revolutionary War. The park is located along the "Molly Stark Trail," Route 9, which bisects southern Vermont.
Two camping loops consist of 23 tent/trailer sites and 11 lean-to sites. One rest room with showers ($) is located in each loop. There are a play area and a picnic pavilion for large groups. A hiking trail starts from the park and goes up to the Mt. Olga fire tower.