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Virtual Vermonter - Campgrounds - Camping on the Battenkill

 

Camping on the Battenkill

Description: From their Website: "Within the 35 acres of the campground there are 48 sites in hardwoods, 37 in a partially wooded area, and 18 in our meadow. Our generously spaced graveled sites are suited to tent camping as well as RV camping. You can choose from a basic site with no hook ups, electric and water sites, or a site with complete hook ups. Some sites, located on the river, are considered prime sites and are booked quickly for the summer months for week long stays. Group camping is limited to the months of May, June and September."

But wait, there's more: "The Battenkill is known as one of the best trout streams in the East. The challenge is in landing the native trout that reside in the stream. Swimming in the campground is done at the natural swimming hole in the Battenkill where the water is clear and refreshing. For little children who need a quiet area for swimming, there is supervised swimming in the local recreational park, located 1000 feet from the campground. Many campers enjoy bringing their own tubes or canoes and floating down the river. Children and adults alike enjoy our open field for playing ball games, swinging on the swings, or digging in the sand pile."

There's a lot to do and see in this area as well, including Robert Todd Lincoln's Hildene, the Bennington Battle Monument, Bennington Museum and the Old First Church.

Open/Close Dates: mid April- mid October

Cost: $20 - $28 (2004)

Directions: text

Website: http://www.campvermont.com/battenkill/

Contact Information: 48 Camping on the Battenkill
Arlington, VT 05250
802.375.6663

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