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Winners Announced in the Falling for VT State Parks Photo Contest

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The results are in for the 2021 Falling for VT State Parks photo contest.  Congratulations to our winners! The photos (seen below) that received the most votes in each are as follows.

Hot Tips for Cold Weather: Off-Season Park Use and Hunting Season

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“Can I still go into a park that’s closed for the season?”  This is the most common question we get during the fall and winter months. The short answer is “yes!” Staff have gone home, and parks are officially closed for the year, but late fall has a start beauty all its' own, and the off season is a great time to visit - for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, or even a late season picnic. 

Voting is LIVE - 2021 Falling for VT State Parks Photo Contest

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Foliage reflects at Ricker State Park - Mary Ellen Walker We received over 130 entries for the second annual Falling for VT State Parks photo contest! We've sorted through the field and narrowed it down to the top 20 finalists. We need your help to pick the top 3 photos. Head over to our Survey Monkey ballot to cast your vote!  Polls close at 11:59pm on Monday October 18th, 2021. We will announce the winners as soon as practicable in the following week.  Click here to vote now!

2021 Falling for Vermont State Parks Photo Contest

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2020 Grand Prize winning image by Holly Weber.   Vermont State Parks is pleased to announce the  2021 Falling for VT State Parks Photo Contest . We are seeking your best shots of the legendary foliage in VT State Parks!

In need of a foliage retreat? We've got the perfect spot!

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Looking for beautiful scenery, plenty of hiking, and a taste of Vermont’s history?  Coolidge State Park is the perfect spot for your next fall foliage escape. Coolidge State Park is located in Plymouth, Vermont and just a short drive away from Ludlow, Killington, Quechee, and Woodstock.

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Launches Series of Public Events to Gather Feedback and Ideas for Statewide Climate Action Plan

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  MONTPELIER, Vt. – From hotter days to more frequent and intense storms, Vermont’s climate patterns are clearly shifting and impacting our state. This fall, state officials, local leaders and members of the Vermont Climate Council invite the public to attend one of several events to learn about the  climate patterns are clearly shifting and impacting our state. This fall, state officials, local leaders and members of the Vermont Climate Council invite the public to attend one of several events to learn about the development of the state’s Climate Action Plan and help prioritize approaches.