Southern Vermont Beaches
We found some nice swimming places and even a nude beach in Southern Vermont. Locate beaches, swimming holes, rivers, lakes, state parks, and public pools in Southern Vermont. Ask us about VT beaches or share comments. Safe swimming from VT Living.com.
Southern Vermont Beaches & Swimming
Emerald Lake State Park
Dorset, VT 05251
Ph. 800-658-1622; Summer 802-362-1665; Winter 802-483-2001
– This 430 acre Park located on Emerald Lake along the side of Dorset Mountain offers picnicking, camping, showers, swimming, refreshments, bathhouse, nature trails, and excellent bass fishing.
Jamaica State Park
Jamaica, VT 05343
Ph. 800-299-3071; Summer 802-874-4600; Winter 802-885-8891
– On the West River, the Park offers a swimming area, picnic shelter, nature center, camping, showers, footpaths, and trout fishing.
Townshend State Park
Townshend, VT 05353
Ph. 800-299-3071; Summer 802-365-7500; Winter 802-885-8891
– Located in the 16,166 acre Calvin Coolidge State Forest near Camp Plymouth State Park with swimming, picnicking, camping, showers, footpaths, and fishing.
Shaftsbury State Park
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Ph. 800-658-1622; Summer 802-375-9978; Winter 802-483-2001
– A small Park located within the 2800 acre Bomoseen State Forest with hiking trails, limited swimming, boat rentals, showers, great fishing and boating.
Vermont Beaches by Region
Champlain Valley VT Beaches
Burlington, Middlebury, St. Albans, the Islands of NW Vermont
North Central VT Beaches
Montpelier, Barre, Randolph, Waterbury, Stowe, Mad River Valley
Northeast Kingdom VT Beaches
St. Johnsbury, Newport, Barton, Lyndonville, Burke, Jay, Island Pond
South Central VT Beaches
Rutland, White River Jct., Woodstock, Quechee, Brandon, Killington, Ludlow, Weston, Chester
Southern VT Beaches
Bennington, Brattleboro, Manchester, Arlington, Newfane, Mt. Snow area