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Smugglers’ Notch State Park

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Smugglers Notch State Park is a corridor park with developed facilities along VT 108. It consists of a campground, a picnic area, the “Notch” proper, and trailheads to some of the more popular hiking trails in Vermont.

The campground, with majestic views of Mount Mansfield – the highest peak in Vermont, has 20 tent/trailer sites and 14 leantos. 15 sites (3 being lean-tos) feature walk-in camping for a more rustic experience. One of the two restrooms includes hot showers. A sanitary dump station is available, but no hookups. The campground is surrounded by many miles of hiking trails accessible from a variety of trailheads.

The picnic area, provides travelers along VT 108 – Smugglers Notch Scenic Byway – a stopping place for a picnic meal. The Long Trail can also be accessed from this location.

Going north along VT 108, the traveler can catch glimpses of various rock outcroppings and cliffs, many of which have names – Elephants Head, The Singing Bird, The Hunter and His Dog and the Smuggler – to name a few. In the “Notch” proper there is a parking area, information booth, restroom facilities, and access to hiking trails.

Smugglers Notch Scenic Byway is one of the more popular and scenic routes in Vermont, especially during the fall foliage season.

Area Attractions: Smugglers Notch Historic Site, (2 miles north Route 108); Toll Road (1 mile south Route 108); Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe; Johnson Woolen Mills, Johnson; Alpine Slide, Spruce Peak; Gondolas, Mt. Mansfield; Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, Waterbury; Smuggler’s Notch Resort, Jeffersonville.



Email: parks@anr.state.vt.us

Phone: 802-253-4014

Other Phone: 888-409-7579

Latitude/Longitude: 44.523728 , -72.775373

Camping Season: May 26 to October 15


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

From Stowe: Go 10 mi NW on Hwy 108, at Mt. Mansfield.



Weather

Ice Pellets
Tuesday 01/24/2017 70%
Ice Pellets
Wintry mix of precipitation. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Snow Showers
Wednesday 01/25/2017 40%
Snow Showers
A few snow showers scattered about the area in the morning, otherwise a good deal of clouds. High 34F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Snow
Thursday 01/26/2017 70%
Snow
Periods of rain and snow. High around 40F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 70%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
Snow Showers
Friday 01/27/2017 40%
Snow Showers
Intermittent snow showers, especially early. High 32F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Snow Showers
Saturday 01/28/2017 50%
Snow Showers
Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High 28F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.


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