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Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation

 

 

Off-Season Camping

 

Off-Season camping is available Nov 1 - April 15
***Please submit a request using the forms below at least three days in advance. A regional manager will contact you to confirm or deny your request.***

Important things to remember:

  • Please park only in a manner that allows access by others and please drive only on established roadways or parking areas.
  • Water supply, restroom or refuse removal services or facilities are closed for the season.
  • Leave No Trace: Carry In/CarryOut....everything, even human waste
  • Have a plan. Snow plowing arrangements vary by location. Be prepared to dig yourselves out in the event of inclement weather.
  • While hunting is not permitted in developed recreation areas like state parks during the regular operating season, hunting is allowed on most state lands in the parks off-season
  • Access is free of charge.
  • Park staff are only present sporadically during the off season. We invite you to be our "eyes and ears" by please reporting to anr.parks@vermont.gov after your visit anything you notice or discover amiss or out of the ordinary (vandalism, break-ins, inappropriate facility use, etc.).

Off-Season Parking Access (pdf)
Favorite Parks for Winter Activities
Snowmobiles & ATVs

Northwest

Northeast

Southwest

Southeast

Burton Island
Grand Isle
Knight Island
Lake Carmi
North Hero
Underhill
Woods Island

Big Deer
Brighton
Elmore
Green River
Kettle Pond
Little River
Maidstone
New Discovery
Ricker Pond
Smugglers' Notch
Stillwater

Bomoseen
Branbury
Button Bay
DAR
Emerald Lake
Half Moon
Mt. Philo
Lake Shaftsbury
St. Catherine
Woodford

Allis
Camp Plymouth
Coolidge
Gifford Woods
Jamaica
Mt. Ascutney
Quechee
Silver Lake
Townshend
Wilgus

   

Off-Season Day Use

 

Looking to visit for the day, maybe for some snowshoeing or some sledding? You are welcome to enter the parks for day use anytime, just keep in mind the following:

  • Please park only in a manner that allows access by others and please drive only on established roadways or parking areas.
  • Water supply, restroom or refuse removal services or facilities are closed for the season.
  • Leave No Trace: Carry In/CarryOut
  • Have a plan. Snow plowing arrangements vary by location. Be prepared to dig yourselves out in the event of inclement weather.
  • While hunting is not permitted in developed recreation areas like state parks during the regular operating season, hunting is allowed on most state lands in the parks off-season
  • Access is free of charge.
  • Park staff are only present sporadically during the off season. We invite you to be our "eyes and ears" by please reporting to anr.parks@vermont.gov after your visit anything you notice or discover amiss or out of the ordinary (vandalism, break-ins, inappropriate facility use, etc.).

Off-Season Parking Access (pdf)
Favorite Parks for Winter Activities
Snowmobiles & ATVs

 

 

 




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