Vermont campgrounds & campsites welcome family & RV campingA stay at a campground or campsites for tent or RV camping is a great way for outdoors people, including children and families, to enjoy a fun vacation at a reasonable cost. Most VT campgrounds have public camping accommodations and many have a beach. Hike, swim, canoe, bike, and enjoy your favorite outdoors activities surrounded by beautiful mountain and lakeside scenery. In addition to tent camping, some VT parks also feature day-use shelters, cabins and cottages. Camping in Vermont state parks is seasonal.
3570 Lake Dunmore Road (Route 53) Brandon, VT, 05733 Phone: 888-409-7579
Popular for hiking and swimming; pets allowed in day use area and campsites
Branbury campground map.
See afull description of Branbury State Park.
3034 VT Route 30 South Poultney, VT, 05764 Phone: 802-287-9158
Lakeside camping; beach; boating, fishing; boat rentals; pets allowed except in day use area
Campground map and guide.
See a full description of Lake St. Catherine Park.
262 Shaftsbury State Park Road (Route 7A) Shaftsbury, VT, 05262 Phone: 802-375-9978
Furnished lakeside cottage; group camping; boat rentals; swimming; pets allowed
See a full description of Lake Shaftsbury State Park.
142 State Park Road Bennington, VT, 05201 Phone: 802-447-7169
Good for camping, walking and hiking; lakes with boat rentals; pets permitted
See a full description of Woodford State Park.
460 Marsh Farm Road (Route 236) Enosberg Falls, VT, 05450 Phone: 802-933-8383
One of VT’s top 5 parks for paddling & boating; lots of campsites; pets not allowed in day use area
For campers, there are 140 tent or trailer sites, 35 lean-to sites, and two cabins. Bathrooms have running water and hot showers. There is a trailer dump station but no hookups. Most sites allow self-contained RVs (no hookups). Two camping areas each have their own swimming beaches.
See a full description of Lake Carmi State Park.
118 Button Bay State Park Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2377
Camping above Lake Champlain; great views; lifeguarded pool; trails; nature center
Campground map and guide
See a full description of Button Bay State Park.
102 State Park Road Island Pond, VT, 05846 Phone: 802-723-4360
Remote and rustic camping; fishing; paddling; swimming; boats for rent
Campground map and guide.
Nature trail guide.
See a full description of Brighton State Park.
3985 Route 5 Weathersfield, VT, 05156 Phone: 802-674-5422
On the Connecticut River and popular for paddling, canoeing, and kayaking; campsites; cabins with WiFi
See full description of Wilgus State Park.
65 Emerald Lake Lane East Dorset, VT, 05253 Phone: 802-362-1655
Best for camping, swimming, paddling, fishing, walking & hiking; motorized boats prohibited
See a full description of Emerald Lake State Park.
856 VT Route 12 Lake Elmore, VT, 05657 Phone: 802-888-2982
Good for family camping; hikes and walks; lake swimming; pets but not on beach
A beach house on Lake Elmore may be rented for $450 from Memorial to Labor Day. Accommodates 100 people. The beach house has a function room that holds 50 people, also for rent. An open-air picnic pavilion that seats up to 100 people may be rented by the day. It has charcoal grills, tables, restrooms nearby, electricity, wheelchair access.
See a full description of Elmore State Park.
705 Route 9 East Wilmington, VT, 05363 Phone: 802-464-5460
Camping; hiking to fire tower with magnificent views; pets allowed
The Molly Stark Byway
See a full description of Molly Stark State Park.
352 Mountain Road Underhill, VT, 05490 Phone: 888-409-7579
Rustic camping at tent and lean-to sites; road does not accommodate RVs and trailers
See a full description of Underhill State Park.
855 Coolidge State Park Road Plymouth, VT Phone: 802-672-3612
Beautiful views; rustic character; camping; hiking trails
See a full description of Coolidge State Park,
5800 Woodstock Road (Route 4) Hartford, VT, 05047 Phone: 802-295-2990
Views and walk along magnificent glacial gorge; camping; pets permitted
Campground map and guide.
See a full description of Quechee State Park.
434 Old Guildford Road Brattleboro, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-2610
Camping, walking & hiking; near two historic byways; pets allowed
Connecticut River National Byway
Molly Stark Byway
22 Cedar Mountain Road Castleton, VT, 05743 Phone: 802-265-4242
Good for camping, swimming, fishing, boating (boat rentals); pets allowed in campground
See a full description of this Bomoseen State Park.
5425 Mount Philo Road Charlotte, VT, 05445 Phone: 802-425-2390
Park at mountain top has magnificent views; camping; hiking trails; pets allowed
See a full description of this park.
36 East Shore South Grand Isle, VT Phone: 802-372-4300
Lots of campsites; large sandy beach, swimming, shore fishing, sports fields
The park has 117 tent or trailer sites, 36 lean-to sites, and 4 cabins. Rest rooms have running water and hot showers for a fee. There is a trailer sanitary station but no hookups. Half the camp sites can accommodate self-contained RVs. Some lakeside camping and lots of access to water sports.
See a full description of Grand Isle State Park.
1621 Black Pond Road Fair Haven, VT, 05743 Phone: 802-273-2848
Good for camping, hiking, boating, paddling, fishing; no day use; pets allowed
See full description of Half Moon Pond State Park.
48 Salmon Hole Lane Jamaica, VT Phone: 802-874-4600
Tent/trailer camping; autumn white water release; good fishing; pets allowed
See campground map.
See a full description of Jamaica State Park.
1826 Back Mountain Road Windsor, VT, 05089 Phone: 888-409-7579
Recommended for hiking & hang gliding; pets permitted
Park is located on the Connecticut River Byway .
See a full description of Mount Ascutney State Park.
2755 State Forest Road Townshend, VT, 05353 Phone: 802-365-7500
Rustic camping; hike to mountaintop; limit on people and vehicles per campsite; pets allowed
See afull description of Townshend State Park.
34 Gifford Woods Road Killington, VT, 05751 Phone: 888-409-7579
Good for hiking; access to Appalachian Trail; pets permitted, but not in cabins
See a full description of Gifford Woods Park.