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Fish it, tube it, swim it, look at it, listen to it.

Beautiful scenes abound up and down both banks of the Battenkill. An abundance of locations to try... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Rob H
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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 August 7, 2018
john u
shaftsbury, United States
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Beautiful scenes abound up and down both banks of the Battenkill. An abundance of locations to try your hand at fly fishing. Go for a swim in one of the swimming holes. Head to an outfitter and get rigged up for a tubing, kayaking, or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank heatherpI8220KN
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!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JoeBo1
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank loonat64
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!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Brianna T
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

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank ColleenPasko
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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank thedogColumbia_MO
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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