Townshend State Park



2755 State Forest Road, Townshend, VT 05353 Visit Website | 802-365-7500 |


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

A visit to Townshend State Park, located at the foot of Bald Mountain on a bend of the West River, feels like a step back in time. The park was constructed during the Great Depression by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Stonewalls, cellar holes, and old roads are evidence of such a past.

Park Amenities:

  • wooded area
  • 30 tent/RV sites
  • 4 lean-to sites
  • showers ($)
  • picnic shelter with a fireplace
  • hiking trail - Bald Mountain


  • Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend


  • From the North - Take Route 30 South to the Townshend Lake Recreation Area; turn right over dam, then left at T-intersection. Park is 2 miles ahead on right. From the South - Take Route 30 North to State Forest Road. Park is 2 miles ahead on left.


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