Occupying an expansive sixteen-hundred acres in the Green Mountain National Forest, Grout Pond Recreational Area is a year-round mecca for the outdoor eccentric. Popular amongst campers and anglers, the area offers both terrestrial and aquatic activities, anything from endurance-testing hikes to well-populated fishing population. And, after a long day of maternal bonding with Mother Nature, you’ll be able to pitch-up a tent at one of the area’s primitive sites; no campsites are equipped with electricity.
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
17 sites
Up to guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Grout Pond Recreation Area.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Kimberly
Kimberly K.
recommends this listing.
August 7th, 2017

No reservations! Donation based and a wonderful place to visit.

Hipcamper Brian
Brian B.
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May 23rd, 2017

Remote on a pretty pond, Nice walk in sites and leanto's. Miles and miles of trails for year round enjoyment.

Hipcamper Damien
Damien S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
April 26th, 2017

Relatively unknown gem in Southern Vermont. Hike-in or boat-in only camping along a beautiful little pond high in the Green Mountain NF. Rarely crowded and accessible year-round, there are a couple of lean-to shelters along Vermont's Catamount ski trail as well as remarkable fishing in Somerset Reservoir and the Upper Deerfield river. Plenty of easy hiking around the lake as well as along the huge Somerset Reservoir just south of Grout Pond. Tucked in a high basin between Stratton & Mt. Snow, its a moderate drive to Wilmington for supplies and a stellar spot with very spread out camping. The best sites are the ones furthest along the trail, but all very nice.

Hipcamper Tara
Tara S.
recommends this listing.
March 17th, 2017

Primitive camping in the Green Mountain National Forest.

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April 24th, 2017
Green Mountain National Forest
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43.048° N, 72.947° W
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Tent / Van: 11 Sites
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