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

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Great Hike

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Amanda K
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Blackstone, Massachusetts, United States
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Blackstone, Massachusetts, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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208 reviews 208 reviews
36 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Brooklyn, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The falls were beautiful and afterwards we hiked over to the dam and walked up the path cut into the side which was an awesome experience then hiked back. Gorgeous, fun trip.

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Dallas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Jamaica State Park is a great place for a day hike. For $3 you can hike as much as you'd like all day. And that's just the thing---it's a great place to hike a lot or a little. It can be easy or more challenging. The level path that borders the West River is beautiful in any season, though fall... More 

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Center Moriches
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went for a day hike to Hamilton's Falls which is 6 miles round trip. First part of hike is along the river which has impressive boulders called "dumplings" in it. Very cool. Trail is wide and flat. Then, it's an uphill slightly rocky steep 1 miles up. Not for the unfit. Falls are pretty and peaceful- a 125 height. But,... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My son and I recently stayed in this park starting off in a tent site. The sites are very large. Big enough for a large tent and a screen house with room left over. We spent a day hiking the trails in and around the park. When we came back to camp in the late afternoon it looked like it... More 

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Portland, Maine
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241 reviews 241 reviews
43 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This Vermont State Park comprises 772 acres, and includes 41 nice tent/trailer sites in the woods near the West River. Fees are reasonable and non-camping entrance fee to the park is $3.00 per person per day. There are marked trails in the park, allowing for many hours of great hiking; much of it alongside the old West River Railroad trail... More 

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