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Always a good time

This park is the place to go to chill out. Close to Vergennes and Middlebury, there are great... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Lebanon, Connecticut
Very Nice

No Boat Access! Mucky. Almost impossible to get our Canoe in without four of us muscling it down... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Angela E
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5 Button Bay State Park, Vergennes, VT 05491-9190
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

This park is the place to go to chill out. Close to Vergennes and Middlebury, there are great places to eat relax. Been going here for over a decade and never been disappointed. The Park Rangers are friendly and helpful and that's a big bonus.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

No Boat Access! Mucky. Almost impossible to get our Canoe in without four of us muscling it down the stairs and over the rocks. Well maintained, great bike and walking paths. Super Campground, inground pool. If you can get to the small islands, we did...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angela E
Reviewed August 28, 2018

A nice state park on the lake. Way to many camp sites in my mind, the swimming pool is pretty much kids only. Walk out the road to the point, is a log cabin with much info about the area. If you get down to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We did 4 days and nights in a tent with a 12 y/o, 4 y/o and an 11 month old. We had a lean-to site, which was handy for getting out of the sun in the afternoon if needed. There's tons of wildlife. We went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nboucha
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the hike to the nature center. We did not enjoy seeing poison ivy near the nature center! The view at Button Bay point was pretty. No swimming allowed at the Point. The pool was closed from 2-3 (we arrived at 2) so we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Larissa H
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Dani, the park manager and her staff are phenomenal. They keep this park in pristine condition. The sites, showers, pool and pavilion are all immaculate and the setting cannot be beat. This park is wonderful for small children as it offers a good deal of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bklyn56
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Walked to the point, beautiful view. Very nice picnic area, pool, playground. Rocky shore. Lake Champlain is "the" lake!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rtc234
Reviewed June 18, 2018

As with state parks, this has good and bad points, rating higher than most. We arrived early (11am) and were told we could not check in until 2pm but could park our trailer in the day-use parking until we returned. We did but drove around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We have camped in other campgrounds but always come back to Button Bay. It is clean, has tent sites, leantos, and cabins and is well managed by courteous, helpful attendants. We began camping many years ago with 6 children; we are now seniors and continue...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed April 21, 2018

We've been going to Button Bay State Park every year for over 10 years now. Others on TripAdvisor have mentioned the positive things about the park, but we also value the fact that the nearest highway is seven miles away and there is actual darkness...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Holly M
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
The house and barn are still there. I dont know if a 'ranger' is in residence full time. I grew up in Vergennes!
March 1, 2018|
Response from JohnH881 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is.