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Vote for Your Favorite Campfire Cook-off Entry!campfire cookoff

The finalists have been selected and now it's your turn to vote for your favorite Campfire Cook-off Entry.

Live voting ends November 1st, so vote today!

We asked park visitors to create a video of them preparing their favorite campfire cooking recipe.

Entries must be no more than two minutes long and the cooking must be done on a wood or charcoal fire.

We awarded extra points for using healthy, Vermont foods. Now it's your turn to vote for your favorite!

Exciting News- Stone Hut on Mt. Mansfield to re-open December 1st, 2016!
Barring any last-minute contraction issues, the hut will be open again to visitors on December 1st. Thanks to everyone for their support in restoring this historic structure.

The lottery, with some changes, will be held on November 16th.
More details about the Stone Hut here.

Vermont State Parks Inherits Property For Newest State Park
Vermont State Parks has officially added to its' inventory- a beautiful spot in Hubbardton, at the foot of Mt. Zion that includes a Japanese Garden. The owner, Carson "Kit" Davidson recently passed away and left his property to the state.

More details about the new park here.
Check out Vermont State Parks' September Newsletter
The September issue features articles on Northern Harriers, rare plants found in the parks, and plenty of ideas on how to enjoy fall in Vermont!

Latest edition here
Vermont State Parks' Director Wins Prestigious Award
Our Director of Vermont State Parks has been awarded the "Legends" award, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field of parks and recreation.

Congratulations Craig!
More details here
New Mountain Bike Trails at Little River State Park
Three miles of new multi-use trails have opened at the park! The grand opening ceremony was September 23rd.

More details here.
See you out on the trails!
Our 2016 Parks of the Year have been announced
Congratulations to Button Bay, Green River Reservoir, Lake Carmi, and Silver Lake State Parks! Thank you all for a great season, and keep up the good work!
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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