Description

Plan a charming, civilized getaway at Emerald Lake State Park Campground, where the quiet waters beckon invitingly. With no motorized boating, the lake is perfect for swimmers, and the campground offers full amenities along with a snack bar. Fishers, hikers and sightseers will be spoiled by the area’s natural wealth, while shoppers can flock to nearby Manchester to enjoy its shopping and historic charm. Just because you’re camping doesn’t mean you can’t live it up!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
67 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Whitewater paddling

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Emerald Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
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Tara S.
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June 19th, 2016

Sprawling, wooded sites offer plenty of privacy. There are trails to the beach from every loop in the campground, and the trails are beautifully - straight downhill to the campground to the lake, though, so by the time to huff it back to the campground, you're ready for another swim. Highlights: Vista Trail, super rope swing, swimming in the clearest turquoise water, and the little old graveyard off the meadow trail. Favorite site: Hawthorne Lean-to.

You can rent a boat!The beach from the Lake TrailThe sweet sounds of camping are best enjoyed with a dog.Hiking the vista trail.
Hipcamper Danny S.
recommends this listing.
November 13th, 2018
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May 14th, 2019
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April 6th, 2018
Hipcamper Andy J.
recommends this listing.
March 15th, 2017
Park
Emerald Lake State Park
State
Vermont
Country
United States
Phone Number
802-362-1655
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
43.272° N, 73.01° W
$20/night
Tent / Van: 67 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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