Description: Given its secluded Lake
Champlain island location (you need a ferry to get here)
his is one of the more interesting places to camp in Vermont.
From their Website: "There are 17 tent sites and
26 lean-to sites plus 15 boat moorings and a 100-slip
marina with dockside electricity, fuel service, and a
marine holding-tank pumpout facility. This, with ferry
service to the island (no vehicles) from Kill Kare, makes
Burton Island one of the most unique parks in Vermont.
Rest rooms have running water and hot showers ($). There
are 3 miles of shoreline, hiking trails, a nature center/museum,
park store and food service, rowboat and canoe rentals,
and places to swim and picnic."
Open/Close Dates: Late May - Labor
Cost: $16 - $23
Directions: From St. Albans Bay:
Go 3-1/2 mi SW on Town Road, Lake Road and Point Road
to Kill Kare State Park. Passenger Ferry to Burton Island
which is accessible only by boat; no vehicles. Ferry runs
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ($)
Contact Information: Box 123
St. Albans Bay,Vermont 05481