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Gifford Woods State Park

Rte. 100 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Rte. 100, 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Killington, VT 05751-9590
+1 802-775-5354
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Nice well kept park

Great for camping and it's proximity to then Appalachian Trail is convenient. Kent trial is part of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MilSeb23
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North Dighton, Massachusetts
via mobile
Picnic in the Park

Well maintained and heavily used park. Well known for its hiking trails & proximity to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Botte515
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Montclair, New Jersey
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LOCATION
Rte. 100 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Rte. 100, 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Killington, VT 05751-9590
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great for camping and it's proximity to then Appalachian Trail is convenient. Kent trial is part of the park and intersects the Appalachian Trail.

Thank MilSeb23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained and heavily used park. Well known for its hiking trails & proximity to the Appalachian Trail which passes directly thru GWSP & the Long Trail which splits from the AT at nearby Maine Junction. The park is also hiking proximity to Deer Leap...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Just spent a long weekend camping at this beautiful state park. The sites are really well maintained, clean and spacious. The staff is really helpful and pleasant. The bathrooms were really clean. The best part is the quiet. Quiet hours are strictly maintained and I...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Loved the park the staff was very helpful and attentive, the site was clean and the bathrooms were clean as well. I highly recommend this State Park to anyone who loves to camp. I believe they recently received an award for best Vermont State Park...More

1  Thank markrS9301NT
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is probably the most beautiful, well maintained State Park I have ever seen. I just walked through while hiking the AT, but this is a park I will return to when exploring VT!

2  Thank LIV2FLY
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

i had a site next to the Applician Trail. folks traveling North and South passed by all day. I loved hearing about their experiences. the facilities were nice and clean , it was very quiet and peaceful.

2  Thank mruthgilligan
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

100 years ago, 80 percent of Vermont was open farmland, and only 20 percent was forested. Today, that situation has reversed, which is to say that Vermont has abundant forests. Very few of them, however, are more than a hundred years old, and real "old-growth"...More

2  Thank CarolDM1900
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our inkeeper in Killington recommended the hiking trails at Gifford Woods State Park. We crossed the road to hike at Kent Pond, but due to a lack of signage, we were unable to find the trailhead. So we returned to the Visitors Center and hiked...More

1  Thank DisposalDiva
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We'll maintain large camp sites, ample wooded space between sites, good location. Friendly staff. highway noise is a big problem night and day. Showers below average.

Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

This hidden gem was recommended by a fellow hiker on the AT. The view of the foliage across the lake was breath taking and the colors were vibrant.

Thank Sha K
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