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We're Hiring - Apply Today!

Work with excellent people in some of Vermont's most beautiful places!

We're hiring Park Managers, Assitant Managers, Attendants, Innkeepers, Park Interpreters, Lifeguards, Trail Crew Members & Park Restoration Crew -- statewide.

In Montpelier, we're hiring Call Center Staff and a Communications Assistant. Learn more >>

winter campingOff Season Camping & Park Use
Did you know that Vermont State Parks are open year round for you to enjoy? The staff go home and the water gets turned off, but there is still plenty of fun to be had: hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing and more. You can even camp in some parks off season. To learn more visit our off-season use web page.

ncccVermont State Parks Receives Federal Award
The Americorps National Civilian Community Corps has named Vermont "Project Sponsor of the Year" for providing exceptional project supervision and support to crews working at Ascutney and Wilgus State Parks as well as the newly acquired Muckross property.
Read the full story here.
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Vermont State Parks Hosted Over 1 Million visitors this year!
That hasn't happened in 27 years and has only occurred four other times over the 91-year history of the park system.

Thanks for your support! Read more here
fall hikingOur November Newsletter is here
Read about our newest state park, our favorite Thanksgiving hikes, a birch bark blast from the past, Bomoseen rennovations and more. Read the latest here.

Our 2015 Parks of the Year have been announced
Congratulations to Wilgus, Branbury, Sand Bar, and New Discovery State Parks! Keep up the good work.

Introducing the new "Trail Finder" website
Looking for the perfect hike but aren't sure where to go? Visit to narrow your search by location, trail difficulty, or keyword.

vermont parks foreverVermont Parks Forever: The Foundation for Vermont State Parks
Thanks to a dedicated group of dynamic park lovers, Vermont State Parks has some new champions. Vermont Parks Forever leverages private resources to expand access, increase educational opportunities and welcome the next generation to Vermont State Parks. We greatly appreciate your support!

Visit the website today!

Vermont State Parks Blog
The Vermont State Parks blog is your destination for information on different parks, cool nature facts, events and activities across the state, and much more! To visit the blog, click here.

don't move firewood Only firewood from Vermont is permitted in our state parks
Please help prevent invasive species from damaging Vermont's forests by not transporting firewood. Wood can be brought from within Vermont, or you can purchase wood in the campgrounds.

Learn more about what you can do to prevent invasive species.

Camping Tips & Tricks with Sarah, Frank & The Kids

Meet Sarah, Frank and family. They are one of our favorite, and funniest Vermont camping families. They've had their share of fun times and near mishaps and are here to help you learn everything you need to know to have a blast in camp and on the trail! View our complete How-to page.

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