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TOWNSHEND LAKE DAY USE AREA, VT

Townshend Lake is nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Families from near and far come to enjoy the outdoor recreational opportunities the lake has to offer.The recreation area sits in the West River Valley behind the Townshend Dam. The picnic area offers many large trees ...
Status: Closed through Fri May 15 2015   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Pets are not allowed in the recreation area.
  • Live bands are not permitted.
  • For more information call the Townshend Lake Project office at 802-365-7703.
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    TOWNSHEND LAKE DAY USE AREA GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC 60 Accessible
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    TOWNSHEND LAKE DAY USE AREA GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC 80 Accessible
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    Overview

    Overview

    Townshend Lake is nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Families from near and far come to enjoy the outdoor recreational opportunities the lake has to offer.

    Natural Features:

    The recreation area sits in the West River Valley behind the Townshend Dam. The picnic area offers many large trees for shade along with other sun-basked open areas.

    Recreation:

    Townshend Lake offers a boat ramp for boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and a sandy swimming beach. Other visitors come to use the group shelters or picnic area while the children enjoy the playgrounds or a hike on one of the trails.

    Facilities:

    There are three large picnic shelters with electricity, picnic tables and grills available for use in the recreation area. There are also flush toilets, drinking water, playgrounds, volleyball courts, horse shoe pits and hiking trails available throughout the park.

    Booking Window
    Wed Sep 24 2014 - Wed Sep 23 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Sat May 16 2015 Sun Sep 13 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Accessible Drinking Water
    • Accessible Flush Toilets
    • Accessible Parking
    • Accessible Picnic Shelters
    • Accessible Scenic Overlook
    • Beach
    • Beach Access
    • Boat Ramp
    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Day Use Area
    • Drinking Water
    • Electricity
    • Flush Toilets
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • Kayaking
    • Parking Area
    • Picnic Area
    • Playground
    • Recreation Programs
    • Scenic Overlooks
    • Shade
    • Swimming
    • Wildlife Viewing
    Within 10 Miles
    • ATM
    • Auto Repair Shop
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 16 2015 -
    Sep 13 2015
    GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $65.00-$85.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    43.05328, -72.70208
    43°3'12"N, 72°42'7"W

    Townshend Lake is located 19 miles north of Brattleboro, Vermont, on Vermont Route 30.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    TOWNSHEND LAKE DAY USE AREA
    3845 VT RTE 30
    Townshend  VT  5353

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (802)365-7703