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.
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?
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
Tips For Homeowners Dealing With Flood Damage
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 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.