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After a long run!

Take a cold dip in the Battenkill , cool those legs , after a long run from bridge to bridge . OR... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john u
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shaftsbury, United States
Great river to swim in!

I’ve visited this river many times, and have really enjoyed it. I recommend going to the covered... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter t
via mobile
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Arlington, VT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a cold dip in the Battenkill , cool those legs , after a long run from bridge to bridge . OR, just hang out at the covered bridge and take a swim. Can't beat the cooling of your body temp. that happens here for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited this river many times, and have really enjoyed it. I recommend going to the covered bridge close to Norman Rockwell’s studio, for it is the best part to swim and skip stones at.

1  Thank Peter t
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I've camped on the Battenkill, fished, and tubed there. I go back every June to do it all again. Its so peaceful and beautiful

Thank heatherpI8220KN
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Rafting, fishing or bird watching in a beautiful surrounding, try Vermont river runners for a first class seat to it all!

Thank JoeBo1
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I love the Battenkill! You can have a great time swimming, tubing, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. You couldn't ask for a more beautiful setting.

Thank loonat64
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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Every Fourth of July a group of my friends and I cruise the river. It's clean and beautiful. It's always a blast & locals are so friendly. Fishing is great too!

Thank Brianna T
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

I was struck by how peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful this river was. My teenage girls and I canoed and kayaked down the river and it was absolutely gorgeous! Saw a beaver swimming along side us which was very cool. I was also surprised at the...More

1  Thank ColleenPasko
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

I walked along this river in late September, the weather was lovely, the path was mowed, but I've never seen so many mosquitoes & other flying, annoying bugs. And I'm no bug-phobe -- usually pretty tolerant. I enjoyed the view but this kept it from...More

Thank thedogColumbia_MO
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Famous as one of the best flyfishing rivers in New England, the Battenkill also has many wonderful swimming holes (including one just under the covered bridge in West Arlington) and many spots for putting in a kayak or tube. Highly recommended on a hot summer...More

Thank CavalierJCS
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

As a retired Maine and Adirondack Guide, I can't say enough about the quality of this outfitter. They offer complete packages including put in and pick up and also offer a shuttle service for those with their own canoes or kayaks. The staff are very...More

Thank Bob M
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