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Harriman Reservoir

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Address: Wilmington, VT

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Beautiful spot

Came here on the recommendation of a store owner who gave us directions, and a wonderful spontaneous visit it was. Parking was a little tricky on a weekday afternoon, but there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
therese l
Cobleskill, New York
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Cobleskill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here on the recommendation of a store owner who gave us directions, and a wonderful spontaneous visit it was. Parking was a little tricky on a weekday afternoon, but there were many picnic tables with beautiful views of the lake. We didn't swim or boat but just enjoyed sitting at the table reading our books while looking at the... More 

Thank therese l
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the hoot toot and whistle walking trail from downtown Wilmington to the reservoir. It was a lovely walk with a well marked trail. The end opened up to a picnic area and dock on the water with boaters, kayakers, and picnickers. Highly recommended.

Thank rr108
West Dover, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Swimming, boating, kayaking, picnicking just a beautiful lake with many different areas to relax around it or through it!

Thank Nancy D
Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Went primarily to jetski. It was amazing!! It cost $180.00 plus tax and optional insurance. The Jetski came with a full tank of fuel and ran great. Top speed was 45 MPH, which was fast enough. Lake was a little low due to drought, but still magnificent and clean.

1 Thank ginossar1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This place is very special. If you are a swimmer the water is clean and cold and deep. The view from the water as you float along is of green Vermont hills. If you are a paddler there are lots of places to explore and a couple of places to put in. There are recreation areas for picnicking with primitive... More 

Thank Mary S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Beautiful place But way to many rude people from out of state who drive up and take over and really try to run you out!

Thank Maureen D
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

clean & blue water & good friendly people wonderful shoreline & nice trails get place to put a kayak in

Thank p n
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Harriman Resevoir is a great place to go if you want to kayak, canoe, swim, fish, or trail walk. The area has picnic tables and grills and has security patrolling. It is a drug free, alcohol free area and closes at 9 p.m. I found it very peaceful to sit and read while my family was out kayaking.

1 Thank PR41799
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The reservoir is nine-miles long with lots of twists and turns. You can rent canoes and kayaks at the north end of the reservoir--just beware that coming back you will likely hit head winds. Driving along the east side (a digital map helps) there are several spots where you can swim, picnic, or put in your own small boat. There... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Traveling through the area and stopped at several places for the view. Enjoyed taking pictures. Loved the mountain views and all the shades of green in the trees.

Thank LSP-530

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