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BEAUTIFUL

Spacious park with many activities. They have set aside an indoor and outdoor room for your special... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PatrickOcean_nj
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Ocean Township, New Jersey
Beautiful Area

We stopped by around sunset. It was a lovely place to enjoy the scenery. The hiking trail is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RaineWestDeptford
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West Deptford
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“vista trail”(6 reviews)
“paddle boats”(7 reviews)
“picnic tables”(7 reviews)
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State park contains the site of a former gold-mining company.
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2008 Scout Camp Rd, Ludlow, VT 05149-9449
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800-VERMONT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious park with many activities. They have set aside an indoor and outdoor room for your special occasions. Boat, kayaks and more for rent. Plenty of parking.

Thank PatrickOcean_nj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is nice but the staff are less than helpful. For example, the park offers fishing, but they do not offer licenses, bait, tackle, advise, and when asking where to obtain such items, the boat rental person copped an attitude like the visitors should...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by around sunset. It was a lovely place to enjoy the scenery. The hiking trail is easy. It passes along an old cemetery. A mile in/out. The carts are a nice touch. Not something we had ever seen before. Great place for people...More

Thank RaineWestDeptford
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Loved that they had bathrooms an a place to change your clothes. They have wheel barrels you can use to carry your things down to a spot (either grass or beach sand). They have a small concession and you can rent canoes, etc. I saw...More

1  Thank Dina C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

paddle boating, kayaking and more. water comfy. safe. so family friendly. bring a picnic, stay the day. there is a concession too but cant recall the extent. Facilities decent.

1  Thank litebags
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We went with another family and kids. There is a large beach and swimming area on a small, not highly developed lake, mountain views, picnic tables, playground, rest rooms, and a short but moderately challenging hiking trail. It was post-season, in the Fall, so we...More

3  Thank Meredith D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the trip. Traveled later in the day and had whole beach to ourselves. Enjoyed renting paddle boards with kids. Nice basic facilities and a great place for summer evening picnic.

1  Thank jjeremys
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Visited this beautiful VT gem recently. $4 entrance for adults, $2 for kiddos. The actual entrance has ample parking and plenty of picnic tables etc. Also bathrooms, snack shack, playground, area to grill, volleyball nets etc. Ability to rent kayaks and canoes on-site. You could...More

1  Thank ADoucy1211
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

They have huge play ground.Huge picnic area.Lot of grills and table,would be nice to have a picnic there.$4 to enter $2 for kids.The Vista trail was just accross the State park and it's a very short hike.Get ready to climp up.Its an easy hike for...More

Thank bluecard21
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The main problem is the goose poops everywhere. The rangers try to clean it but aren't doing a very good job. That is the only major negative of this park. Otherwise, the lake is very nice and the park has a large grassy area as...More

Thank JYA7
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Response from Dina C | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any dogs. Not sure if they’re allowed.
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CTFamily0f5
15 August 2017|
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Response from yellowbirdVermont | Reviewed this property |
There is a small snack bar that has limited choices.
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DragonflyWanderer
12 July 2017|
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Response from Monpack |
Swimming is allowed, it's quite a nice wee place to spend the day. the entrance fee is $4 per adult and $2 per chil. They have kayaks and stand up paddle boards to rent for ½ day & full day. I can't recall the fee but not... More
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