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Lake St. Catherine
State Park


Located in Poultney
Sunset over the Lake St Catherine State Park

Lake St. Catherine State Park
3034 VT Rte. 30 - South
Poultney, Vermont 05764

Park Phone: 802-287-9158

Open for day use:
10:00 AM - Official Sunset

Season: Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend

Sorry, but pets are not permitted in day use area, but are allowed in other parts of the park

Note: The Lake St. Catherine Homeowners Association applies herbicide annually to remove invasive plant species in the Lake. Treatment usually takes place in the third week of June. Because of the treatment, the lake is closed during these 3 days.


Lake St. Catherine State Park Interactive Campground Map & Guide (pdf)

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D & H Rail Trail

Kid Friendly Fishing at Lake St. Catherine

Weather Forecast for Lake St. Catherine

Located on the Stone Valley Byway



From Poultney: Go 3 mi. S on Hwy. 30.

N43° 28.840' W73° 12.140'    Directions/Map

About the Park:

Lake St. Catherine State Park, which consists of 117 acres, first opened as a small picnic and swimming area in 1953. The area is known for its past slate quarrying operations, with remains of slate mills, quarries, and rubble piles still visible. The park itself was once a children's summer camp and farmland.

The campground contains 50 tent/RV sites and 11 lean-to sites. Grassy open areas, wooded sites and lake access make this camping area very popular. Flush toilets, hot showers ($), and a dump station are provided. The park has well-developed picnic and swimming areas. There is a snack bar concession with canoes, kayaks, rowboats and pedal boat rentals. Boating and fishing are popular on the lake.

Nearby Things to Do:

Equinox Mountain Drive, Manchester; Wilson's Castle and Vermont Marble Exhibit, Proctor; Hildene and Equinox Hotel, Manchester; Bennington Monument and Museum, Bennington; Orvis, Manchester.



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