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Emerald Lake State Park

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U.s 7, North Dorset, Dorset, VT
+1 802-409-7579
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Nice little campground, overall

My wife and I spent Labor Day weekend at Emerald Lake State Park and enjoyed it. We arrived late... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2015
Worcester, Massachusetts
Family Outing at it's best.

Beautiful State Park situated alongside U.S. Route 7 in one of the most picturesque areas of... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Rutland, Vermont
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“picnic tables” (5 reviews)
“rope swing” (4 reviews)
“paddle boats” (5 reviews)
U.s 7, North Dorset, Dorset, VT
+1 802-409-7579
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

My wife and I spent Labor Day weekend at Emerald Lake State Park and enjoyed it. We arrived late Friday night, after the staff had left, and picked up our campsite assignment/car hang tag at the booth. Unfortunately, we found someone else had taken our...More

Thank rockhopper78
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Beautiful State Park situated alongside U.S. Route 7 in one of the most picturesque areas of Vermont.

Thank VermontStrong
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We really love this area and campsite/lean-to we had was "Larch" which is so wonderful! The lake and the surroundings are so pristine, but I believe we should have been warned along with other campers of the torrential rain & winds that were on there...More

2  Thank 213MAS-1954
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very nice beach with a lot of woods. One of my favorite beaches in Vermont. On the small size so you will not find a lot of crowds.

Thank PhantomProctor_VT
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Beautiful State Park!!! We just went here on a whim, and loved it. The water really is an emerald color, very clean, and clear! We rented a canoe and paddled around for about 2 hours just relaxing. We went to the island, and hit some...More

Thank Adrienne H
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Emerald Lake State Park was a place I visited several times in my younger days, camping with my buddy, Lee. Though my memory of exact details of the park was a bit hazy, I did remember that it was a beautiful place, with a clean...More

Thank Elvis355
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We visit Dorset almost every summer, and always look forward to an afternoon at the park. Really scenic location for a picnic, and we generally also rent a row boat or canoe for an hour or two. Beautiful lake and scenery. Nice little playground for...More

Thank jchestler
Reviewed July 13, 2015

I like that they have food and you don't have to bring a ton of stuff. Sandy beach and water edge and rope swing on the other side of the lake - great for kayaking, swimming, camping, or day trip. We will be back

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed July 8, 2015

love the campground and the lake. We've been camping here for many years and never had a problem until Chad and Jason took over the care and supervision of the park. They are young and would rather be a friend instead of boss of the...More

6  Thank Lynn-Marie N
Reviewed July 6, 2015

$3 per person to get in -even for New Yorkers-is pretty reasonable. Nice lake -little reedy on the left side of the mid lake island. Nice facilities. Not a scenic setting, Close to Manchester, nice people. Would do again if in area and hot-not on...More

1  Thank Jim S
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November 5, 2016|
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Response from Bill_G100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you will have to park at the gate before the parking lot and walk 1/4 mile or so to get to the trails - we did it yesterday!