Flooded State Parks Work To Re-Open

Many of the state parks along the waterfront have been hard hit by this spring’s flooding, and many are not yet open for the season. The director of the Vermont State Parks discusses the impact of the flooding, and the challenges facing the parks as they scramble to clean up and re-open for the summer.

Work Begins To Re-Open Damaged State Parks

With the recent summer-like heat wave that has hit the region, state park rangers and volunteers are working quickly to try to reopen parks that have been closed because of spring flooding. Comments: Are you missing the parks this season?

Parks Remain Closed Due To Flooding

The water level on Lake Champlain is dropping a few inches everyday, but it remains at record high levels. And that means several Vermont State Parks along the lake will remain closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Tips For Homeowners Dealing With Flood Damage

Visits To State Parks On The Rise

There have been plenty of hot, sunny days this summer, just the kind of days meant to be spent at a state park or a beach. And that’s where many of us have gone to escape the heat. Daytime attendance at campgrounds and beaches is up more than 50 percent.

State park bathrooms to go solar

The Vermont state parks are going solar. Governor Jim Douglas is expected to announce a plan to install solar hot water systems at bathrooms and bathhouses at state park campgrounds around Vermont today.

Vermont to spend $6 million on state parks

The state of Vermont plans to spend $6 million on improvements at its state parks this year, bucking a national trend of cutbacks and service closures by cost-conscious states.