787 Kingsland Bay State Park Rd.
Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
Season: May 28 - October 11
Day Use Hours: 10am - official sunset
Pets Pets are not permitted at this park.

Park Updates & Alerts

  • Firewood is not to be brought to parks UNLESS the wood is packaged, labeled as having been heat treated, and certified by USDA or the appropriate state department of agriculture. For more info, click here.
From Ferrisburgh:
Head west on Rt. 7 on Little Chicago Road about 1-1/2 mi., N onto Hawkins Road, 3 mi, then right onto Kingsland Bay State Park Road to park entrance.
Hiking Hiking: There are easy walking trails around the park.
Swimming Swimming: Great swimming in Lake Champlain.
Boating Boating: Boats are welcome at the park. The park offers rentals.
Fishing Fishing: Great fishing in Lake Champlain.
Picnicking Picnicking: There are picnic tables and spacious lawns throughout the park.

Welcome

A great afternoon for a Kingsland Bay picnic
A great afternoon for a Kingsland Bay picnic

Kingsland Bay State Park sits on the picturesque shores of Lake Champlain. Visitors can enjoy the picnic areas and historic buildings of the park, or rent a canoe/kayak for an easy paddle around this protected bay. Facilities to rent include an historic banquet hall that is perfect for large groups. Kingsland Bay State Park has become a favorite spot for local events and weddings, due in large part to the stunning backdrop of Lake Champlain.

Much of the 264 acres, along the shores of Lake Champlain, remains as a natural area. The historic Hawley House (1790) is part of the complex. This property dates back to the first settlers in Ferrisburgh and was home to Ecole Champlain, an exclusive girls camp, until the late 1960's.

Picnicking, swimming, and toilet facilities are available. There are several buildings available for large group gatherings such as family reunions, weddings, and company picnics. There are scenic trails along the shoreline of Lake Champlain. Boating, fishing, and sailing are also popular.

Facilities available for rent

The banquet hall is ideal for wedding receptions
The banquet hall is ideal for wedding receptions
The Hawley House can be rented separately or with the banquet hall and theater building
The Hawley House can be rented separately or with the banquet hall and theater building

These facilities may be rented individually mid-week. The following fees include day entry fees and trash/recycling disposal.

  • Banquet hall seats up to 150 people. $900 per day plus $8 reservation fee.
  • Theater building seats up to 50 people. $150 per day plus $8 reservation fee.
  • The Hawley House seats up to 12 people. $150 per day plus $8 reservation fee.

Fri-Sun: The banquet hall, theater building and Hawley House may be rented together for $2500 plus $8 reservation fee for the weekend beginning on Friday.

A $500 cleaning, damage and compliance deposit is due by May 15 for rentals. A security deposit of $100 is required for weekday stand-alone rentals of Theater Building or Hawley House.

This facility remains open until 10pm

For more information, please see our downloadable Kingsland Bay weddings and events guide (PDF).

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