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Jamaica State Park

Jamaica, VT
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This place has changed for the worse

Been coming here for the West Fest whitewater release for many years. This year (Sept 22-25) was... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Susan01904
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Boston, Massachusetts
Not a good place to swim

My Husband and I stop by to check this pace.At the check in counter,the lady that was there seems... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
bluecard21
,
Wilder, Vermont
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Park offering easy hiking trails.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hamilton falls” (26 reviews)
“west river” (18 reviews)
“flat trail” (3 reviews)
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Jamaica, VT
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Been coming here for the West Fest whitewater release for many years. This year (Sept 22-25) was the worst. The new park ranger harassed everyone who camped here - the campground was full. It was like being in a prison with a prison guard watching...More

2  Thank Susan01904
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I stop by to check this pace.At the check in counter,the lady that was there seems like shed don't know what she is doing.I have the library pass and she took it- when I showed to her,she just keep reading the front...More

Thank bluecard21
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We arrived early enough where we didn't get charged for a day pass (about 830ish am). We followed a trail/path along the river to the turnoff for "Overlook Trail". For how busy the campground seemed, we only passed two groups of people along the trail....More

Thank ashley s
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The hike was easy enough for the kids. Seeing the falls and experience of the cold water at the base of the falls was a memory I'll cherish forever.

Thank michael g
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We spent 2 nights here during an RV trip in July. There are no hook ups available at the site but there is a dump station. A nice variety of camping spots available and it was very quiet. A really beautiful area. From the campgrounds...More

2  Thank Annmarie A
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Go for the medium length hike to the falls and cool down in the lake on the way back. Lovely spot - pine tree scent everywhere. No bears in this area haha

Thank Csilla M
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very pretty and well maintained campsite. The walk along the river is fabulous. There are some deep pools and shallow areas just begging to be waited in and to be tested for local fishing. I think this will be an ideal place...More

Thank JOHN B
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great hike with a flat trail as I have no interest in verticals. There are some side trails with elevation, in needed. We found walking adjacent ti the West River up to the bridge very relaxing, about a 5 mile round trip.

Thank S D
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I came here for day use only so I have no review on what its like to camp here. There is a beautiful trail along the river with a few spots you can go down and get your feet wet or let your dog swim....More

Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I took my nephew camping here when he was four years old. He is now six and always asks when we are headed back. There is hiking, biking, swimming and when we were there, an exhibit on ash beetles was on display. Perfect family weekend...More

Thank BeautifulFernweh
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carolynflagg
26 July 2016|
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Response from CHERYL N | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe they have water and electric hookup. It is all basic camping with no utilities as far as I know.
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