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Address: , Jamaica, VT
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Park offering easy hiking trails.

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Great state park!

What a little gem! Beautiful, well-marked hiking paths made this a real treat on a warm summer day. Mostly shaded trails so you're not getting overheated. Nice river views. Didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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English first
USA
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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

What a little gem! Beautiful, well-marked hiking paths made this a real treat on a warm summer day. Mostly shaded trails so you're not getting overheated. Nice river views. Didn't camp here but looks like a very nice little family-oriented campground.

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Wallingford, CT
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This camp ground is very nice, always well kept. Hiking trails are good and sites are well groomed. New VT state rules about generators is restictive.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I had seen this hike recommended online and by our inn keepers at the West River Inn. We started from the parking area and enjoyed the nice steady 2 miles along the river bed. The trail was not packed just some other hikers and kids on bikes from the camp ground. It was gorgeous along the river (even in the... More 

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Boston
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were camping at Townshend state park and was out exploring the area. Upon arriving at the park we were greeted by a very friendly Ranger (Kevin I think). We parked, used the restrooms which were very clean and went for a walk. We did not do much to give an in depth review however it was nice and clean... More 

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Hartford, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

So... you come into the falls from the top. You have 3 choices of how to descend to the bottom of the falls (125 feet below) to get pictures. You can walk down the rocks (I don't recommend this as they can be wet and slippery); you can walk down the path on the side (and sometimes jump from root... More 

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Blackstone, Massachusetts, United States
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I hiked and swam at Jamaica State Park with my family and family-in law. Our group consisted of adults and teenagers, and we really enjoyed the hike. It offered beautiful views without being overly strenuous. The water felt great as well. We really loved being immersed in nature, and we even discovered a new type of HUGE bug we had... More 

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Connecticut
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63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Sons and I had enjoyed tenting at Jamaica State Park with Don and kids over 25 years ago! One weekend a year. Always chose a site with room-sized lean-to near the river. Attractive, interesting, well-managed, affordable, spacious, and fun ... with a broad array of possible activities. Flat-walking, hiking, swimming the West River, fishing, other sites and attractions in the... More 

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CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband and I headed in and did 2 flat miles and then headed up the mountain for 1 mile to go see Hamilton Falls! It was a HIKE, but so worth it! We were proud that we didn't give up and achieved the goal! It was nice walking in along the river, saw some kayakers, lots of walkers and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a great park with excellent hiking trail from easy to difficult. There is a very pretty waterfalls up a fairly steep hiking path. There is also a wonderful little beach to swim in the West River just inside the park. There are also restrooms, changing rooms, camping site all within this wonderful state park. There is a $3.00... More 

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Manlius, NY
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We arrived on Monday afternoon and stayed until Saturday morning. The campground is well maintained, it is secluded and a relatively small camping facility with only 61 sites. They tend to be quite full on weekends, so by staying Mon thru Sat we missed all but the Friday night crush. The park is right on the West River (small river... More 

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