New Discovery State Park



4239 VT Rt 232, Marshfield, VT 05658 Visit Website | 802-426-3042 |


Cost: Day use entrance fee, camping fees vary Parking: No

As early as 1704, Native Americans and the French were using routes through Groton to reach Canada and Massachusetts. Colonists settled this area of Vermont slightly earlier than the rest of the State through the accessible network of waterways. A unique feature of New Discovery State Park is that it allows for horse camping.

Park Amenities:

  • 46 tent/trailer sites
  • 15 lean-to sites
  • 7 sites accommodate horse campers
  • hot showers ($)
  • play area
  • horseshoe pits
  • picnic pavilion
  • fishing
  • hiking


  • Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend, except for horse camping through Columbus Day weekend

Open for day use:

  • 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM or Official Sunset


1 review
  • June 14, 2012
    "We spend most of our summer at New Discovery! We rent a leanto site. Our son loved it here, it perfect for tents campers! Also this rental will get a car load into boulder beach for free! "
    - Vtmomma13

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