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Townshend State Park

2755 State Forest Rd, Townshend, VT 05353-9759
+1 802-365-7500
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Annual Family Picnic

Our family has, literally, gone here for decades. It is wonderful for all ages. About every 2 to 5... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Deb L
,
Montague, Massachusetts
nice spot to take a break

This spot is a great place for a family to take a break. it has a swimming area that was damaged... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
jenab01
,
Townshend, Vermont
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
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2755 State Forest Rd, Townshend, VT 05353-9759
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+1 802-365-7500
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our family has, literally, gone here for decades. It is wonderful for all ages. About every 2 to 5 years we have a huge family picnic. We reserve a pavilion with an open grill and electricity. There are plenty of tables, both under the pavilion...More

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This spot is a great place for a family to take a break. it has a swimming area that was damaged with hurricane irene and is due to be cleaned up and open summer 2017. nice spot for cookouts and bbqs with tables, pavilions, bbqs,...More

1  Thank jenab01
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A friend and I were on our annual Vermont get-a-way recently, and we found this new (for us) place nearby to hike. I've driven past a hundred times but had never stopped before. Access to the park (Townshend State Forest) is off Rt. 30 at...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We camp at TSP every Labor Day for the chance to enjoy the great outdoors in an atmosphere of relaxation. "Primitive" camping with no hookups, beautiful trail leading up Bald Mountain, first class park rangers(Gary & his wife Pat), and fellow campers who are kind...More

1  Thank albion223
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The view from the bridge was amazing! Excellent place to have/hold a picnic. Playgrounds for the young ones.

Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hiked Bald Mt. on Wed. July 27 and was the only one on the mountain up and down. It is a fantastic mountain to climb with decent elevation (1,100 gain). The trail is is fantastic condition and one of the best I have ever hiked...More

Thank SouthwestNH
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We did not camp but just spent a lovely 3ish hours hiking to the top of Bald Mountain and back down. Physically it is not a very difficult hike; it goes up a bit steeply in some places and provides a nice little workout. Beautiful...More

Thank ellen06804
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Entrance from Rt. 30 is on dangerous curve of busy highway, very narrow roads, NO camping other than primitive. Very little parking where picnic tables and gazebo are situated. Very RV / motorhome unfriendly. Skip this one!

Thank Beth Brown L
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We went to see if we could do some bass fishing... There is a boat ramp, a large picnic area, playsets, it's in the mountains, what's not to like???

Thank grateful908
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Small, clean campground. Nice hiking trails. Bathrooms are a definitely why I would not return to this campground. Bathrooms extremely small. Have to sit sideways on the toilets in both the men and women's bathrooms. The water barely trickles from the women's shower, then men's...More

1  Thank SnowandSun
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