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Address: Wilmington, VT
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Wonderfully Peaceful, Clean and Refreshing

Clean, quiet, scenic and family friendly. Picnic areas with grills and picnic tables. Trails and beautiful scenery. Wear water shoes because the shoreline tends to be rocky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
Snowyegret51
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Troy, New York
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Troy, New York
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Clean, quiet, scenic and family friendly. Picnic areas with grills and picnic tables. Trails and beautiful scenery. Wear water shoes because the shoreline tends to be rocky. Don't even bother if you plan on having loud music, drugs or alcohol because the police are permanently there and watching. Fabulous for families.

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Thank Snowyegret51
Guelph, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

There is a lovely hiking trail that winds its way around part of this water. You can walk down to the shore to cool your feet. At the end of the trail is a park and picnic area.

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Thank lovetravel6565
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Peace, quiet, water, trees ahhhh My husband went swimming, exploring and just went around with smiles on our faces. If it's summer go swimming!!

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Thank soulsistahmel
Cottekill, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a very pretty area. It has a good walking trail. It was somewhat buggy (gnats) in July. It is near a small town with cute stores, antique shops, restaurants.

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Thank hollee011
Quincy, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a decent spot for boating and nice spot for kayaking. Please be aware that it is not much of a place for swimming as there is a steep sleep to get to the water that is covered in rocks and the first several steps in the water are very rocky.

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Thank Jkeegan66
Colrain, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

we went to the reservoir a few weeks ago..and loved it...now we go every weekend..It was so beautiful and lots of pull off places to have a little barbeque..we spend hours there. the water is warm 74 degrees lots of fish and plenty of room to roam around and not invade others space...we love it and the dog loves it... More 

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Thank sherriem54
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I like to go where the boat launch is because they have a lot of picnic sights there with grills. The last time we went there, there was a band on a boat playing reggae music and it was so cool.

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My husband and I stopped at the Fairview boat launch to do some swimming and let our labradoodle get some energy out before trekking home to Pennsylvania. What a fantastic place! The views were great, the boat launch wasn't busy (it was a Thursday morning) and the lake was quiet and clean for all of us to enjoy a dip.... More 

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Thank Samantha H
Essex, Connecticut
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57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful reservoir nestled in the middle of the Vermont mountains. The perfect spot to have a picnic, kayak or go on a scenic walk.

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Thank Conner M
Santiago, Chile
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70 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

such a lovely place! if you are lucky to have a boat, you can go to the inside and get some swimming. it is a must do on summer!

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