Green Mountain And Finger Lakes

The scenic beauty of the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forest provides various recreational opportunities in all the seasons for the tourists visiting this beautiful place. Some of the opportunities which are offered by them include the following:

  • Campgrounds, which include two designated National Recreation Areas
  • Eight designated wilderness areas on the Green Mountain National Forest
  • End number of streams and lakes which can be used productively for fishing and other water activities.

Apart from this you will have to make reservations for the campgrounds or the day use.

Chittenden Brook campground: this is situated in the northern hardwoods forest. This is basically a campground that is small and semi – remote, serving to be the perfect spot for those peaceful campers out there. The facilities that they offer include 17 overnight sites for tent and small RV camping. Each of those sites will have a camping table, fire ring that comes along with a grill, parking space which can easily accommodate two cars and a gravel tent pad. Also there is a trash and recycling station which is situated at the end of the campground loop. The wildlife that is located in this area includes white – tailed deer, mouse and black bear.

Hapgood pond: the campground is situated next to the scenic namesake pond. The visitors have a great time here with fun activities that include fishing, swimming, canoeing, camping and hiking. They have facilities that include campsites for family or friends and also they have day – picnic shelters for groups. Drinking water is also been provided by them. Each picnic shelter group can approximately accommodate around 35 people and has a pavilion, picnic tables and grill. These two shelters are available for reservations. The visitors fall in love with the big play field area, which is a perfect spot for Frisbee or any other kind of ball games.

Moosalamoo campground: this is a small remote campground which is located at the base of Mt. Moosalamoo. There is a large mowed grass field right in the middle of the campground which is really amazing for various activities and is specially recommended for groups that have children. There are 19 campsites, six vault toilets and portable water is also provided on the site through a hand pump. The facilities that this place has to offer include 18 sites for tent and limited RV camping. Each of these sites are well equipped with a picnic table and fire ring which also has a grill. There are six vault toilets that are accessible which are located within the campground. Also the campground will offer the first come first serve sites. The campground is set in a relaxing stand of sugar maple, yellow birch and many other hardwoods. The wildflowers add to the tremendous beauty and also provides great shade and privacy to all of its lovely visitors.

Green mountain and finger lakes

Which are the other activities that are available?

  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Auto touring
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Camping

Horseback riding.