Beaches - Vermont's Southern region

Kids in the River - Jamaica State Park - Jamaica, VT - Photo Credit VT State Parks
Jamaica State Park

48 Salmon Hole Lane Jamaica, VT, 05343 Phone: 802-874-4600

Tent and trailer camping; white water release; good fishing; pets allowed

The West River is also a favorite spot for many fishermen because of its combination of deep and slow moving water and its shallow, fast ripples.
Girl in Water - Emerald Lake State Park - East Dorset, VT - Photo Credit VT State Parks
Emerald Lake State Park

65 Emerald Lake Lane East Dorset, VT, 05253 Phone: 802-362-1655

Great camping, swimming, paddling, fishing, walking, hiking; motor boats prohibited

The 430-acre park is located along the side of Dorset Mountain with Emerald Lake, the head waters of Otter Creek, at its base. There is a small beach with snack bar and boat rental facilities. Swimming, fishing, and boating (no motors) are popular in the lake.
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