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Reservation FAQS: How can I search for sites that will fit my trailer or RV?

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  As of March 18th, 2020, Vermont State Parks launched a new reservations system at  www.vtstateparks-visit.com . We are launching a Reservation FAQs series to help you navigate this new system. To learn more about the exciting new features of our reservation system,  click here.  How can I search for sites that will fit my trailer or RV? Visit www.vtstateparks.com and select 'RESERVE' Select ‘Make Reservation In the ‘Find an adventure’ box, you can select a park, location, or leave the ‘Where?’ field blank. Under ‘Interested in’, select ‘Camping & Lodging’. Under ‘Looking for’, select ‘Tent/RV sites’ or ‘Lean-To’. Type in the 'Length' in feet of your Trailer or RV. If you have a specific date in mind, enter for the ‘Arrival date’ and if you are flexible around the needed dates. If you don’t have a date in mind, you can leave this section blank. Select if you desire an accessible site, pets allowed, or a waterfront site. Select ‘Search’.   A list of parks with sit

Mud Season Trail Closures Begin

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Trail signs at Mt. Philo - Krista Cheney Vermont – The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) and its partners  remind hikers of mud season at this time of year and ask for the public’s help protecting Vermont’s trails. And this year, COVID-19 is still a dominant concern, even with more people vaccinated. FPR and partners are asking for the public’s assistance with making smart choices to protect both public health and trails during this vulnerable time. Vermonters should be aware that mud season conditions have begun and will persist in many places until Memorial Day or later: trail closures may be in effect for several weeks. The Green Mountain Club and other trail organizations are working hard to get the trails ready and opened in time for the traditional kick-off of the season on Memorial Day weekend. Please exercise patience and help in stewarding the trails. While mud season conditions persist, here are some tips to keep you and our trails healthy. Plan

Vermont State Parks offers Virtual Job Fair - Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 6 – 7 PM

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Staff stand at the Crystal Lake State Park waterfront -  If you have ever been curious about what working in one of Vermont’s State Parks is like, now  you have your chance to find out, virtually. On Tuesday, April 6, from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Vermont State Parks hiring managers will give an online presentation on job opportunities in Vermont State Parks this summer. Additionally, State Parks staff will provide insights, discuss specific job openings, and answer any questions you may have. Of course, you will also learn how to apply for positions and how the hiring process works.   “Vermont has a world class state park system and we’re searching for world class staff to facilitate meaningful and fun experiences in Vermont’s outdoors”, says Forests, Parks, and Recreation Commissioner Michael Snyder.   He adds, “Working in a Vermont state park gives staff valuable and diverse work experience and is perfect for those who love the outdoors and are interested in   pursuing a career in outdoo

Winners Announced for Best In Snow - Vermont State Parks Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the 2021 Best In Snow photo contest.  Congratulations to our winners! The photos (seen below) that received the most votes in each category are as follows.

Vermont State Parks COVID-19 Updates

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We will be posting any updates to Vermont State Parks in relation to COVID-19 on this page.

Best In Snow - Vermont State Parks Winter Photo Contest

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A snowmobiler grooms the trail at Seyon Lodge State Park - Tiffany Soukup Vermont State Parks is pleased to announce the 2021 Best In Snow - Vermont State Parks Photo Contest . Contrary to what you might think, Vermont State Parks stay open for use all year long. Parks are great places to go for skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding, fat biking, snowmobiling and more. We are seeking your best winter shots in VT State Parks! We are looking for high quality images in Vermont State Parks during the winter season from any year. There are two categories for the contest: scenic landscapes and action shots. Photos should feature portraits of people recreating in parks or scenic views from within the parks.  Prizes issued in each category:  1  –  $50 Vermont State Parks gift card 2 – 10-punch pass card   Please read the guidelines below before entering. All photographs must adhere to these standards. Eligibility The contest is open to the general public, including amateur and

Reservation FAQs: How can I add to/change an existing reservation online?

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 As of March 18th, 2020, Vermont State Parks launched a new reservations system at www.vtstateparks-visit.com . We are launching a Reservation FAQs series to help you navigate this new system. To learn more about the exciting new features of our reservation system, click here.  How can I add to or change an existing reservation online including site changes or cancellations? Visit www.vtstateparks.com  and s elect 'RESERVE' Scroll down to and select 'Make Reservations' Select 'Sign In or Sign Up' Type in the email and password on file then select 'Sign In' Go to 'Current Reservations' Find your reservation you want to edit and select 'See Detail' The top right section above the 'Order Details' gives you options to: Change Reservation - Change dates and/or sites within current park Transfer to Another Park - Move dates and sites to a different VT State Park Cancel Reservation Make Another Reservation For this example, let's say