Standard (tent/RV)
RV Sites
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Drinking Water
About Bald Mountain Campground
Drive In
Boat In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Bald Mountain Campground is located in Vermont
43.0395 N
-72.6759 W
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2 Reviews of Bald Mountain Campground
busy with permanent longterm campers but lovely hearing the river babble by

Tent camped here with my dog for two nights. Was sold absolutely green wood that would not burn (why do campgrounds always do this??).  First site I was given was out of view of the river, which was entire reason for visiting.  Campground owner was accommodating and found me a spot that overlooked the river (why not do that from the start?).  There is no privacy whatsoever to the sites, and sites are one on top of the other (my tent was basically uncomfortably close to neighbor's fire pit, but there was no other option for pitching elsewhere).  The nights were very loud with kids screaming and people partying.  It's a mishmash of sites too -- my tent was squished in between a permanent trailer and a weekend fifth wheeler.  But the river was magnificent and I could hear it babble by all night; very relaxing once the place quieted down.  Very close to Townsend State Forest and a beautiful hike up Bald Mountain, which looks to have really nice, spacious and quiet tent sites (already booked for next year).

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Friendly Neighborhood of Campers

We have spent lots of time camping here and love every minute of it. The sites are clean, grassy, fairly level, and spacious. River front sites are not usually available for a weekend but you can always access the West River via the 2 beaches set aside for campers. A family favorite campground with lots of folks rafting, tubing, and kayaking. We usually start just below the Townshend Dam by the covered bridge and can float about 20 minutes to the campground or stay floating down river for hours and hours. The river fluctuates in water level so experiences can vary throughout the year. The seasonal folks are incredibly friendly and all of the dogs are so well behaved. They get lots of exercise so they don't get worked up. There's a neat small playground with swings for the kids, a big rec hall for groups to gather and clean rest rooms. I recommend you order a bucket of wood from the office as soon as you check in and they will drive the loader over to your site. This is a family run campground and this year (2018) they are celebrating 50 years. Like to eat out? You'll love the Townshend Dam Diner (north on 30) and Rick's Tavern (south on 30.)