Mount Ascutney State Park



1826 Back Mountain Road, Windsor, VT 05089 Visit Website | 802-674-2060 |


Cost: Day use entrance fee, camping fees vary Parking: Yes

The original park, being the summit road, the stone toilet buildings, campsites 1 to 18, and the ranger's quarters had all been completed by 1939 when the CCC camp moved to Okemo. The stonework is all of Ascutney granite. The ranger's quarters and entrance are at an elevation of 550 feet. The summit road winds a steep path through mixed hardwoods to a parking lot at an elevation of 2,800 feet in a saddle between the south peak and summit. A 0.8 mile foot trail takes you the additional 344 vertical feet to the summit.

Park Amenities:

  • 39 wooded tent/trailer sites
  • 10 lean-to sites that are arranged within two camp loops.
  •  Each loop has a rest room providing modern plumbing and hot showers ($).
  • There is a sanitary dump station for RV's, but no hookups.
  • There is a small picnic area at the foot of the summit, and a picnic area and shelter part way up the summit road.


  • Mid-May – Mid-October
  • Open for day use: 10:00am – 9:00pm or official sunset


From I-91 (Exit 8): Go .2 mi. E on Rt 131 to stop light, turn left on Rt. 5 for 1.2 mi., then bear left on Rt. 44A for 1 mi.


View photos of the park here.


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