Best Camping in Vermont

Looking for the best camping in Vermont? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Vermont. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike to the Camel's Hump Summit

    You'll begin your Monroe Trail hike at approximately 1500', parking in one of three designated gravel lots along Camel's Hump Road in Duxbury. This trail is 6.8 miles round trip, and gains approximately 2583' in elevation. It is located on the e...

    6.8 miles 2600 ft gain

  • Camp on Mount St. Catherine

    Looking for the best view in all of Poultney, Vermont? Look no further than Lake St. Catherine Mountain. Located within Deane's Nature Preserve, this fast and easy hike tops as one of the best views and camping spots for the little time and energy...

  • Hike Mt. Mansfield via the Long Trail

    There are several options to reach the summit of Mount Mansfield. The Toll Road (which, appropriately, has a toll to use it), the Laura Cowles trail, the Sunset Ridge trail, Haselton Trail, the Hellbrook Trail… The most popular trail from the ea...

    4.8 miles 2800 ft gain

  • Camp at Quechee State Park

    Located on the Ottauquechee River, Quechee State Park offers camping options right beside one of Vermont's most famous gorges—Quechee Gorge. The steel bridge that passes over the 165 ft. gorge is just one of many spectacular views in this area. Q...

  • Camp at Lake Dunmore

    The campground office for Branbury state park is on the opposite side of Route 53 from the pin on the map here, but the best campsites are where the pin is.  Start by going and talking to the rangers at the office, they are super friendly and very...

  • Hike Lake Runnemede

    Lake Runnemede in Paradise Park is a great 2.9 mile hike. The scenery is incredible and features a river, waterfall, and a lake. This hike is trafficked year-round, and is a popular cross country skiing and snowshoeing location in the winter. Dogs...

    2.9 miles 203 ft gain