Island State Park
Accessible only by boat, camp here and explore the various trails
on the 250-acre Lake Champlain island.
Where else can you hike to an abandoned town and pan for gold?
This is a big day-use park, although they do offer some limited
OK, you can hike to an abandoned town and pan for gold here as
well (same town actually -- Five Corners). A lot of rustic camping
here, including 18,000 acres of hiking trails in the Calvin Coolidge
Elmore State Park
A number of trails lead up Elmore Mountain (a two hour hike) and
to one of the few remaining fire towers in the state.
Lake State Park
"Trails throughout the park and nearby (the Green Mountain
National Forest) provide great hiking opportunities."
Woods State Park
"The Appalachian Trail runs through the park and joins up
with the Long Trail just 1.5 miles from the campground."
Hiking trails lead to High Pond and to the Bomoseen State Park
"A hiking trail follows the West River and branches off toward
You'll find miles of hiking trails here (Groton State Forest),
including a very nice 3-mile trek that goes around Kettle Pond.
Island State Park
Another Lake Champlain island (this one very primitive = no sanitation,
water), Knight Island offers a scenic trail system connecting
all sites and opening up into scenic vistas at points around the
Offers 20 miles of nature trails, as well as hikes to Silver Lake,
a "hidden" lake which can only be reached by foot.
"Adjacent to the park are miles of hiking trails (open for
day use) that take in the rich cultural and natural history of
This park has the distinction of being the most remote of Vermont's
state parks and offers a number of hiking trails throughout the
"The Long Trail is accessible from nearby Jerusalem Trail,
and at the top of Appalachian Gap (Rt. 17), or Lincoln Gap. Maple
Hill is between Mount Abe and Mount Ellen. Enjoy woodland walks
within our 150 acres or take a 5-minute walk to some great trout
fishing or small swimming hole."
"A hiking trail starts from the park and goes up to the Mt.
Olga fire tower."
Offers miles of hiking in the Groton State Forest, including a
trail to the top of Owl's Head, where you can view Groton Lake,
Kettle Pond and Camel's Hump.
Gorge State Park
Hiking trails wind down into this impressive gorge.
Features over 22 miles of hiking trails in the Groton State Forest
to a wide variety of locations.
Notch State Park
A unique environment due to its elevation, this park consists
of trailheads to some of the more popular Vermont hiking trails.
Once again, over 22 miles of hiking trails in the Groton State
Located halfway up Mount Mansfield, "...four hiking trails
to the Summit ridge connect with Vermonts Long Trail and
make this park a great hikers destination."
"Lake Willoughby is a 5-mile glacier lake at the foot of
imposing cliffs of Mts. Pisgah and Hor... Spectacular views for
hiking, Kingdom Trails offers bikers 100 miles of scenic rides.
Come see where they ice climb in the winter."
This park features several hiking trails, including a 2.7-mile
trail around Adams Reservoir.
Yet another primitive island camping experience, hiking trails
abound on this 125-acre Lake Champlain island.