Fireworks Are Booming at a Park Near You!

Knight Point fireworks
Celebrate Independence Day in the traditional way - watching fireworks!

Many of the state parks are celebrating with special programs or later operating hours. Check out when and where there are celebrations near you, below!

A view from the top of Mt. Ascutney
Sunday, July 3rd - Mt. Ascutney State Park: One of the few parks left with camping spaces!! Make your reservation soon (802-674-2060) to camp.  Then just drive up to mountain road to check out the fireworks! Get a great view from on top of the mountain and see multiple fireworks displays. Be sure to bring a flashlight for finding your way back to your campsite if you are hiking. For drivers, the road will close 20 minutes after the finale.

Saturday, July 2nd - Boulder Beach State Park: If you are camping in the Groton State Forest, make sure to head over to Boulder Beach for this great celebration! Free entry after 7:30pm.

Saturday, July 2nd - Brighton State Park: Island Pond puts on a celebration after dusk which can be seen from the state park. Come early to get a good spot! Mention that you are there for the fireworks and get in for free! Rain Date: Sunday, July 3rd.


Having a picnic before having more fun!
Saturday, July 2nd - Knight Point State Park: Always a crowd pleaser, Knight Point puts on a grand display of explosive color in honor of the 4th of July. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the fireworks over the water. Free entry after 5:00pm. Rain Date: Sunday, July 3rd.

Monday, July 4th - Near Quechee State Park: The Town of Hartford is kicking off its festivities beginning at 3pm with fireworks after dusk in Kilowatt South Park. The Billings Farm and Museum is also celebrating by having an all day affair in Woodstock.

Monday, July 4th - Crystal Lake State Park: The Barton Fire Department will be hosting this fireworks display beginning at dusk. Relax and enjoy explosions of color over the lake with your friends and family.

If you're looking to grab a last minute campsite, check out our list of parks with availability for the holilday weekend!

Happy 4th of July! Have a great weekend!

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