Best Camping near South Londonderry, VT

Whether you're an RVer or tent camper, South Londonderry, VT is a great place to post up for the weekend—or longer. Discover secluded campsites where you can reconnect with nature. Or maybe you like to bring your family and friends along. Either way, there are South Londonderry campgrounds just for you. You're sure to find the perfect campground for your South Londonderry camping trip.

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    Jamaica State Park Campground

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    Jamaica, Vermont

    Welcome to Jamaica State Park Campground, nestled near the charming town of Jamaica, VT. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature while still enjoying some creature comforts. The campground is open from May 12 to Columbus Day weekend, making it a perfect spot for spring, summer, and fall adventures.

    The campground offers a mix of tent and RV sites, along with 18 lean-tos, some of which are right on the West River. These lean-tos are highly sought after, so snagging one is a real treat. The sites are well-maintained and spacious, giving you plenty of room to spread out and relax.

    One of the standout features here is the access to the West River. You can cool off with a swim at Salmon Hole or explore the river's edge. The park also boasts some fantastic hiking and biking trails. The Overlook Trail offers a 2.5-mile loop with stunning ridge views, while the trail to Hamilton Falls is a must-see, especially if you love waterfalls. If you're up for a bit of a trek, biking partway and then hiking to the falls is a great option.

    For families, there's a playground and a small park area for kids to enjoy. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember, there's no cell service in the park, but you can find Wi-Fi hotspots in the nearby village of Jamaica.

    Visitors have praised the friendly and accommodating staff, clean facilities, and the overall peaceful vibe of the campground. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, Jamaica State Park Campground offers a fantastic mix of natural beauty and convenient amenities.

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    Emerald Lake State Park Campground

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    Danby, Vermont

    Welcome to Emerald Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Dorset, Vermont. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature while still having some comforts. The campground is open from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend, making it a perfect summer and early fall destination.

    The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, and glamping accommodations, so there's something for everyone. One of the standout features here is the beautiful Emerald Lake itself. The lake is clear, warm, and perfect for swimming, kayaking, and fishing. There's even a nice beach area where you can relax and soak up the sun.

    Visitors often rave about the spacious and private campsites. Many sites are large and wooded, providing a good amount of privacy and a serene atmosphere. The facilities are well-maintained, with clean bathrooms and hot showers, although you might need some quarters for the showers. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    For families, the campground is a hit. There's a concession stand, picnic areas, and even a playground to keep the kids entertained. If you're up for a bit of exploring, Manchester is just a short drive away. It's a charming town with great restaurants and shops. Some campers have recommended checking out Lyle Brook Falls for a beautiful hike and Honeypie in Jamaica for some fantastic burgers and shakes.

    Whether you're here for the fishing, the hiking, or just to unwind by the lake, Emerald Lake State Park Campground has got you covered. Enjoy your stay and make the most of this beautiful spot!

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    Camping On The Battenkill

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    Arlington, Vermont

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    Camping On The Battenkill is a quiet nature orientated campground on 35acres of land that offers large spacious private sites in 30 Acres of forest, 2 rivers and a large open field area for group bookings. The beauty of The Battenkill and Roaring Branch rivers can be experienced throughout the varied terrain of the campground. We have RV Sites and Raw Camping sites that are situated on the Battenkill River the other sites are located in the forest or open field. Life does not get better than this! A natural swimming hole with a sandy beach lies in the midst of the campground with all campers having access to it for long cool summer’s day experiences. Campers also enjoy tubing and canoeing on the river as well as basking in the sun, or taking their pets for long cool walks through the forest. The Battenkill is noted as an exceptional trout stream for fishing and we even offer guided fishing tours right from the campground. On rainy days campers can enjoy the games room or take a covered bridge tour nearby the campground. We offer a mobile honey wagon service for campers who require longer stays. The campground is well known for creating memories and experiences that last a lifetime so book your stay now and start making memories. 

    Nearby Attractions: Lake Shaftsbury State Park, Battenkill River, Mount Equinox, Covered Bridges, Lye Brook Wilderness, Merck Forest, Lincoln House, Robert Frost Stone House Museum, Norman Rockwell Art Museum and Sugar Shack, Christmas Day Shop, Shaftsbury Alpaca Farm, Manchester VT for world class shopping, and many other local attractions. 

    Nearby Cities/Town: Arlington, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Manchester.

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    $45 - $57 / night

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    Winhall Brook Camping Area - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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    South Londonderry, Vermont

    Overview

    NOTICE: Due to damages sustained during the 2023 floods, in addition to planned infrastructure upgrades, the Winhall Brook Camping Area will be closed for the entirety of the 2024 Recreation Season. As of now, we anticipate a tentative reopening on May 16, 2025. Thank you for your understanding. Winhall Brook Camping Area is nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont along Winhall Brook and the West River, seven miles from Ball Mountain Lake. The campground has strong appeal to the outdoorsman at heart, offering hiking, biking and fishing opportunities in a beautiful natural setting.

    Recreation

    The campground offers several waterways in which to fish and play. The West River and Winhall Brook are home to brook, rainbow and brown trout. Hiking and biking are popular summer activities with cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. The West River Trail stretches 16 miles along parts of the long-since-abandoned West River Railroad, providing a safe and scenic route for hiking, biking and cross country skiing in the winter months. The trail connects the villages of South Londonderry, Jamaica and Townshend. Ball Mountain Lake is nearby with fishing, boating, hiking and scenic overlooks. You can access the lake at our car-top boat launch which also provides shore fishing access. Hiking trails offer great views of Angel Falls to the north and Hamilton Falls to the south along the West River Trail. Water is released from the dam to create whitewater opportunities for rafting and kayaking the first weekend in May and the last weekend in September.

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    The campground offers several waterways in which to fish and play. The West River and Winhall Brook are home to brook, rainbow and brown trout. Hiking and biking are popular summer activities with cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. The West River Trail stretches 16 miles along parts of the long-since-abandoned West River Railroad, providing a safe and scenic route for hiking, biking and cross country skiing in the winter months. The trail connects the villages of South Londonderry, Jamaica and Townshend. Ball Mountain Lake is nearby with fishing, boating, hiking and scenic overlooks. You can access the lake at our car-top boat launch which also provides shore fishing access. Hiking trails offer great views of Angel Falls to the north and Hamilton Falls to the south along the West River Trail. Water is released from the dam to create whitewater opportunities for rafting and kayaking the first weekend in May and the last weekend in September.

    Natural Features

    Winhall Brook consists of broad grassy meadows surrounded by heavily wooded areas. The campground lies among a beautiful northern hardwood forest, which provides outstanding fall color and wildlife habitat. Visitors enjoy catching glimpses of the region's wildlife which may include moose, white-tailed deer, black bear, bald eagles, owls, osprey, woodpeckers and a wide variety of songbirds.

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    For local information, please call (802) 824-4570 or call (978) 318-8914 for general information.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Please see Recreation.gov changes and cancellation policy at the link below: Changes and cancellations__

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    $24 / night

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    Woodford State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
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    326 Saves
    Bennington, Vermont

    Welcome to Woodford State Park Campground, nestled in the scenic town of Woodford, VT. This campground is a fantastic spot for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend. With a solid 4.5-star rating, it's clear that campers love it here.

    One of the standout features of this campground is its beautiful and clean bathrooms and showers. Visitors have raved about how well-maintained these facilities are, with individual shower rooms that lock and include benches, hooks, and shelves for your convenience. Just remember, the showers now require tokens instead of quarters, so grab those at the campground office.

    Speaking of the office, they sell firewood for $6 a bundle and even offer free kindling from leftover cuttings. You can also pick up ice and some fun merchandise while you're there.

    The campground offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, glamping options, and yurts. Some sites, like site 64, are particularly private and surrounded by trees, giving you that secluded feel while still being conveniently close to amenities like water spigots and bathrooms.

    For those who love water activities, the nearby reservoir is a highlight. It's perfect for kayaking, fishing, or just enjoying a peaceful paddle. There are also plenty of picnic tables and grills around the lake, making it a great spot for a day out.

    If hiking is more your speed, you'll find trails close by, including a nice 30-45 minute trail around the reservoir that's easy to navigate. Plus, the campground's proximity to the city of Bennington means you can easily pop into town if you need anything.

    Overall, Woodford State Park Campground offers a great mix of natural beauty, convenient amenities, and a peaceful atmosphere. Whether you're here for a weekend or a longer stay, you're bound to have a memorable time.

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    Molly Stark State Park Campground

    15 Reviews
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    Wilmington, Vermont

    Molly Stark State Park Campground, nestled in the woods near Wilmington, VT, is a gem for those seeking a peaceful and rustic camping experience. Open from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend, this campground offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle.

    The campground features a mix of tent, RV, and glamping accommodations. While there are no electric hookups, you’ll find drinking water, showers, toilets, and a sanitary dump station available. Fires are allowed, and firewood can be purchased on-site. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    Visitors have praised the campground for its cleanliness and the friendliness of the staff. One camper mentioned how a park worker named Jerry went above and beyond to help fix an issue with their RV. The sites are well-maintained, with some offering lean-to structures for added convenience. The campground is also noted for its quiet and secluded atmosphere, making it an ideal spot to unwind.

    For those who enjoy hiking, the Mt. Olga Fire-tower trail is a must-do. The trail offers stunning views and can be accessed directly from the campground. If you’re up for a short drive, the nearby town of Wilmington is worth a visit. It’s a classy little town with several microbreweries and a distillery, perfect for a day trip.

    In summary, Molly Stark State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for a no-frills, back-to-nature camping experience. Whether you’re staying for a night or a week, you’ll find plenty to enjoy in this serene woodland setting.

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    Grout Pond Recreation Area

    7 Reviews
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    Sunderland, Vermont

    Grout Pond Recreation Area is 1,600 acres of the Green Mountain National Forest set aside for year-round recreation. Grout Pond is a very popular destination for camping, hiking, canoeing, and fishing. Over 10.0 miles of multipurpose trails are available through relatively flat, low-lying terrain. The trails are marked with blue diamond blazes, are available for year-round hiking, but can be extremely wet and muddy at times. Trails connect with a more extensive trail system of nearby Somerset Reservoir. In winter, the trails are open to ungroomed skiing and are rated easy to more difficult. Snowmobiles are restricted to Forest Road 262 and a portion of the West Trail. These trails are marked with orange diamond blazes. Grout Pond Trails Camp Loop - .9 miles, Easy East Trail - 3.2 miles, Easy-Moderate Hill Top Trail .8 miles Moderate Pond Loop 2.6 miles Easy West Trail 2.8 mies Moderate Additional Resources Grout Pond Recreation Area Brochure and Map

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    $16 / night

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    Caton Place Campground

    7 Reviews
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    Chester, Vermont
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    Quechee State Park Campground

    21 Reviews
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    Quechee, Vermont

    Welcome to Quechee State Park Campground, nestled near Hartford, VT. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with some solid amenities. The campground operates from May 19 to October 16, giving you a good chunk of the year to plan your visit.

    One of the standout features here is the cleanliness. Visitors consistently rave about the immaculate bathrooms and coin-operated showers. You get five minutes of hot water for just 50 cents, which is a steal. Firewood and ice are available for purchase, so you won't have to venture far for the essentials.

    The campsites themselves are spacious and well-maintained, accommodating everything from tents to big rigs. If you're into hiking, there's a trail right by site 37 that leads you down to the stunning Quechee Gorge and the visitor center. It's a bit steep, but totally worth the effort.

    For those who prefer a bit more comfort, the campground offers lean-tos and even some cabins. The lean-tos are a great option if you're worried about rain or just want a bit more structure. And speaking of rain, one camper mentioned that even a downpour couldn't dampen their spirits here.

    The location is also a big plus. You're just a short drive from Woodstock and Killington Resort, where you can enjoy activities like mountain biking and zip-lining. If you're hungry, the snack bar on-site comes highly recommended, and there are plenty of dining options in nearby White River Junction.

    Overall, Quechee State Park Campground offers a fantastic mix of natural beauty, convenience, and comfort. Whether you're here for a weekend or a week, you're bound to have a memorable stay.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near South Londonderry, VT?

According to TheDyrt.com, South Londonderry, VT offers a wide range of camping options, with 180 campgrounds and RV parks near South Londonderry, VT and 18 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near South Londonderry, VT?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near South Londonderry, VT is Jamaica State Park Campground with a 4.6-star rating from 21 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near South Londonderry, VT?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 18 free dispersed camping spots near South Londonderry, VT.

What parks are near South Londonderry, VT?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 15 parks near South Londonderry, VT that allow camping, notably Townshend Lake and North Hartland Lake.