Gifford Woods State Park, Killington, Vermont
Rte. 100 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Killington, Vermont| Map |
Gifford Woods State Park is a favorite among hikers with its many local trails and peaks to wander. Many hikers traverse through the old growth forest on their Appalachian Trail journey from Georgia to Maine. The park is also a popular destination during the fall foliage season for its dramatic autumn colors. The Park features 22 tent/trailer sites, 21 lean-to shelters and four rental cabins in two camping loops. The cabins are located on wooded sites in the mature forest. A wooded picnic area is located behind the ranger's quarters with a play area. Self-guided day hikes are available and there is an easy hook up with the Appalachian Trail.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Gifford Woods State Park is great for hiking and camping. Its season is from May 18 to October 14. Although pets are permitted at the park, they are not allowed in the cabins.
Address: Rte. 100 1/2 mi north of U.S. 4, Killington, Vermont| Map
Hours: May 18-Oct 14 More Info
Price: Adults(14+): $3; Children(4-13): $2; Children(0-3): Free More Info