Description

Latticed with historical idiosyncrasies, Hapgood Recreational Area was the first land acquired by the Green Mountain National Forest. Littered with the area’s fallen leaf litter, Hapgood Recreational Area is home to numerous FCFS (first-come, first-served) primitive campsites, all situated along the area’s natural hiking trails and well-manicured beaches. And, should you have any inquires upon arriving, there’s alway a Green Mountain National Forest host within earshot.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
28 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.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Hapgood Pond Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Becky & Melanie W.
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June 2nd, 2018

Hapgood Pond is a great campground located just outside of Peru in the Southern Green Mountains. It is a great place to stop on your first night in Vermont if you are traveling from the South. It is peaceful and quiet. An easy, dog friendly hiking trail loops around the pond. One of my favorite places in all of Vermont: J.J. Hapgood General Store is located just minutes away. Great place to pick up some local food and goods. They offer delicious meals and have a great patio.

Leaves just starting to change color at Hapgood Pond in mid-September.Hiking trail around Hapgood PondHapgood Pond CampgroundSite 27
Hipcamper Becky & Melanie W.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2018
Park
Green Mountain National Forest
State
Vermont
Country
United States
Phone Number
802-747-6700
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.151° N, 72.533° W
$10/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 21 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
$10/night
Tent / Van: 7 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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