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142 State Park Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Columbus Day Weekend
Day Use Hours: 10am - official sunset
Camping Camping: 76 tent/RV sites, 20 lean-to sites
Cabin/cottage/lodge Cabins/ Cottages: 4 cabins available to rent
Pets Pets are not permitted on the sandy beach or in most cabins (except Lady Slipper cabin) but are allowed elsewhere throughout the park.

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From Bennington:
Go 10 miles east on Hwy 9.
Camping Camping: There are 76 tent/RV sites and 20 lean-to sites at the park.
Hiking Hiking: There are several hiking trails, including a 2.7 mile trail around the lake.
Swimming Swimming: There is a small beach at the park with a designated swimming area.
Boating Boating: Boats are welcome at the park. Kayaks, canoes, row boats and pedal boats are available to rent.
Fishing Fishing: Brook trout can be found in Adams Reservoir. This park also participates in the Reel Fun Fishing Program.
Picnicking Picnicking: There are picnic tables and numerous other great places to picnic throughout the park.
Stand-up Padding Boarding Stand-up Padding Boarding: SUP's are available to rent through the park.
Nature Program Nature Programs: This park offers nature programs. Please call the park directly for more information.
Horseshoes Horseshoes: There is a horseshoe pit at the park.

Welcome

At a Glance

  • Highest elevation (2400 feet) of any VT State Park
  • 4 cabins available to rent
  • 2.7 mile trail circles lake
  • This park participates in the Reel Fun fishing program (learn more (PDF))

At 2400 feet, this 398-acre park has the highest elevation campground of any park in Vermont. Woodford is located on a mountain plateau surrounding Adams Reservoir. The high elevation spruce/fir/birch forest provides an ideal setting for the park. Woodford borders the George Aiken Wilderness Area, which is in the Green Mountain National Forest. There are several lakes and ponds in the surrounding area.

Facilities / Amenities

One of the 4 cabins available to rent at Woodford
One of the 4 cabins available to rent at Woodford

In addition to 4 cabins, the campground has 103 sites including 20 lean-tos. The heavily wooded area surrounds the reservoir and offers great camping opportunities. Flush toilets, coin-operated hot showers, and a dump station are provided. There is a small beach and picnic area near the dam with pit toilet facilities. Rowboats, canoes, and kayaks are available for rent. There are several hiking trails, including a 2.7 mile trail around the lake.

Ice is not available for sale at Woodford State Park. The Woodford Mountain General Store sells ice and is located approximately 3 miles outside the park.

Cabin pricing and details

Park Interpreter

This park has a park interpreter offering fun, hands-on activities. Interpreters are park staff solely dedicated to helping you learn more about the natural and cultural history of the park. Some popular activities include night hikes, nature crafts and games, campfire programs and amphibian explorations.

Check out the calendar of current events to see some of the programs planned during your visit.