Best Campgrounds in Vermont

This list represents the most popular campgrounds in Vermont. Use this list to plan your next Vermont campgrounds trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Gifford Woods State Park

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    Killington, VT

    Gifford Woods is a perfectly situated spot from which to launch your adventures into the Green Mountains and the Killington area. Whether you’re here for late-season skiing or mountain biking ...
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    Gifford Woods is a perfectly situated spot from which to launch your adventures into the Green Mountains and the Killington ...

  • #2 Quechee State Park

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    White River Junction, VT

    In a state full of incredible natural spectacles, Quechee Gorge has got to be one of Vermont’s most amazing and unique sights. Plunging 165 feet down to the Ottauquechee River—whew, I’m glad ...
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    In a state full of incredible natural spectacles, Quechee Gorge has got to be one of Vermont’s most amazing and unique sights. ...

  • #3 Grout Pond Recreation Area

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    Arlington, VT

    This is no sanitized, drive-in, drive-out campground. The campsites at Grout Pond are spread out along a hiking trail that winds around the western shore of the pond. You have to hike your gear ...
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    This is no sanitized, drive-in, drive-out campground. The campsites at Grout Pond are spread out along a hiking trail that ...

  • #4 Smugglers Notch State Park

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    Stowe, VT

    Ever wonder where the “smugglers” in Smugglers Notch comes from? Me too. Apparently, when President Thomas Jefferson passed an embargo forbidding trade with Great Britain and Canada in 1807, ...
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    Ever wonder where the “smugglers” in Smugglers Notch comes from? Me too. Apparently, when President Thomas Jefferson passed ...

  • #5 Half Moon Pond State Park

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    Fair Haven, VT

    The contiguous Bomoseen and Half Moon Pond state parks are essentially a string of ponds, marshlands, and abandoned quarry sites, all interconnected by several hiking trails ranging in length ...
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    The contiguous Bomoseen and Half Moon Pond state parks are essentially a string of ponds, marshlands, and abandoned quarry ...

  • #6 Moosalamoo Campground

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    Ripton, VT

    Want to feel like you’re really getting away from it all? Moosalamoo Campground offers an incredibly remote wilderness atmosphere. To get to the campground, you turn off the paved road (actually ...
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    Want to feel like you’re really getting away from it all? Moosalamoo Campground offers an incredibly remote wilderness atmosphere. ...

  • #7 Chittenden Brook Recreation Area

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    Chittenden, VT

    The Chittenden Brook Recreation Area campground, like many campgrounds perched along the spine of the Green Mountains in Vermont, offers a deep-woods atmosphere and easy access to some of the ...
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    The Chittenden Brook Recreation Area campground, like many campgrounds perched along the spine of the Green Mountains in ...

  • #8 Branbury State Park

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    Salisbury, VT

    There are two separate camping areas at Branbury State Park. One is pretty nice, but the other is positively spectacular. Branbury State Park is on the eastern shore of Lake Dunmore, and there’s ...
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    There are two separate camping areas at Branbury State Park. One is pretty nice, but the other is positively spectacular. ...

  • #9 Coolidge State Park

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    Plymouth, VT

    When you’re hiking through the gentle trails of Coolidge State Park (so named for the nearby birthplace of Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States), you’ll come across lots of old ...
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    When you’re hiking through the gentle trails of Coolidge State Park (so named for the nearby birthplace of Calvin Coolidge, ...

  • #10 Emerald Lake State Park

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    East Dorset, VT

    You can’t help but notice the steep embankment leading up from one side of the road and down from the other as you drive into the Emerald Lake State Park campground. This place was essentially ...
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    You can’t help but notice the steep embankment leading up from one side of the road and down from the other as you drive ...

  • #11 Mount Ascutney State Park

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    Ascutney, VT

    Different people associate Mount Ascutney with different things. For some, it may be the hiking. For a select group of people, hang gliding comes to mind. Mount Ascutney is one of the premier ...
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    Different people associate Mount Ascutney with different things. For some, it may be the hiking. For a select group of people, ...

  • #12 Jamaica State Park

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    Jamaica, VT

    Don’t even think of coming here without a reservation on one of the river-release weekends. When the West River swells to its banks, the campground at Jamaica State Park swells with whitewater ...
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    Don’t even think of coming here without a reservation on one of the river-release weekends. When the West River swells to ...

  • #13 Underhill State Park

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    Underhill Center, VT

    The air is clear and cool as you approach Underhill State Park. Perched on the western flanks of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, this is the best place from which to launch your hiking ...
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    The air is clear and cool as you approach Underhill State Park. Perched on the western flanks of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s ...

  • #14 Emerald Lake State Park Trail

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    Green Mountain National Forest, VT

    Emerald Lake State Park Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Bennington County, Vermont. It is within Green Mountain National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 802 feet altitude. ...
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    Emerald Lake State Park Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Bennington County, Vermont. It is within Green Mountain ...