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Branbury State Park

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Branbury is located on the eastern shore of Lake Dunmore at the base of Mt. Moosalamoo. The Green Mountain National Forest is its neighbor to the east. Historically, the 69-acre park operated as a farm at the turn of the century, then a guest house, summer boy’s camp and private beach and picnic area. In 1945, it became Branbury (Brandon-Salisbury) State Park.

The park is divided by Route 53. Twenty-two tent sites and 6 lean-to sites are on one side of the highway in a heavily wooded area, and 17 tent sites are located along the perimeter of a grassy open area near the beach. Flush toilets, hot showers ($), and a dump station are provided. The 1000 foot natural sandy beach, clean, clear Lake Dunmore, and the large open grassy areas make the area very popular for swimming, sunning, or picnicking. Hiking trails to scenic vistas, waterfalls, caves, mountain lakes and streams, as well as an interpretive nature trail, provide outstanding hiking opportunities. There is fishing and boating (rowboats, canoes, paddle boat rentals) on Lake Dunmore.

Area Attractions: Salisbury Fish Hatchery (3 miles), Morgan Horse Farm and Craft Center, Middlebury; Lake Champlain Ferries, Shelburne Museum, Burlington; Wilson Castle and Vermont Marble Exhibit, Proctor; Maple Sugar Museum, Pittsford.



Email: parks@anr.state.vt.us

Phone: 802-247-5925

Other Phone: 888-409-7579

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 Middlebury: Go 7 mi S on U.S. 7, then 4 mi S on Hwy. 53



Weather

Chance of Rain
Thursday 04/26/2018 50%
Chance of Rain
Showers early, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 56F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Rain
Friday 04/27/2018 90%
Rain
Cloudy skies with periods of rain later in the day. High 58F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 04/28/2018 20%
Partly Cloudy
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 63F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 04/29/2018 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy. High 49F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Monday 04/30/2018 20%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High around 55F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.


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