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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

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Saturday 09/24/2016 10%
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Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
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Sunday 09/25/2016 10%
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Sunny skies. High 57F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Monday 09/26/2016 10%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 64F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 09/27/2016 60%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 67F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Clear
Wednesday 09/28/2016 10%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 69F. Winds light and variable.


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