You Still Have Time To Enjoy These 10 Wintertime Camping Spots In Vermont

Do you love winter camping in Vermont? There’s no reason why you can’t take advantage of this incredible outdoor adventure all year long. More than 30 Vermont State Parks are open for winter camping during the off-season. And even better — from November 1 through April 15th, you can pitch your tent for free! Let’s take a look at 10 of these gorgeous state parks where you can escape for a cold-weather retreat.

View a full list of the state parks that offer winter camping here. You’ll need to apply for a permit at least 3 – 4 days before you plan to go camping. Accessible only by foot in the off-season (November 1 – April 15), you’ll need to hike or ski and carry in and out all of your supplies. RV’s and motorized vehicles are not allowed inside the parks during the winter. Parking is available outside the gates. Water supply and restrooms are closed in the off-season, so plan accordingly for your stay.

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Have you ever been winter camping at one of the state parks? Share your experiences and photos in the comments section below. For more year-round camping options in the Green Mountain state, click here.

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November 15, 2022

How cold is too cold for winter camping?

It varies depending on how good your camping equipment is. For advanced and hardcore winter campers in Vermont, it is possible to camp in temps below freezing all the way down to 0 degrees Fahrenheit. But for novice winter campers, it is recommended to only go winter camping when temperatures are above 32 degrees.

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Vermont is not the coldest state in the U.S., but it is consistently one of the coldest places. It has an average of 43.2°F, making it the seventh coldest state. For more information about what Vermont is like during the winter, check out the 21 things no one tells you about surviving Vermont winters.