May 10, 2017

Governor Phil Scott today announced the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) is awarding $547,571 in grant money from the Recreational Trails Program to help fund 14 significant trail projects across Vermont.

Grant funds are made available each year through the federal Recreational Trails Program for municipalities and nonprofit organizations to build and maintain public recreational trails.

April 18, 2017

Hikers Are Asked to Avoid Muddy Hiking Trails

Vermont – Today the Green Mountain Club (GMC), maintainer of Vermont’s Long Trail and Vermont’s hiking trails advocate, along with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (VTFPR), manager of State Forests and Parks, and the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF), announce the return of Mud Season to the Green Mountains.

April 12, 2017

Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation Introduces “Landowner Guides to a Successful Timber Harvest”

April 5, 2017

The Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge has officially begun! Click here to find out more:

March 2, 2017

Please join us for continued discussions regarding the proposed Willoughby State Forest South End Recreation Area.

When:      Wednesday, March 8, 2017 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Where:      Westmore Fellowship Hall, 27 Hinton Hill Road, Westmore

February 22, 2017

Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation Announces $600,000 Awarded to Towns for Outdoor Recreation Projects

February 14, 2017

Cut with Confidence brochures. 


A successful timber harvest starts with you.




January 26, 2017

To review the conceptual plan for the proposed South End Recreation Area, developed by SEGroup in Burlington, Vermont, please follow the link below. For more information regarding this project, please contact Louis Bushey, Stewardship Forester, at or 802-535-8410.

January 9, 2017

                                    Reservations for New Cabins at Burton Island State Park Can Be Made Beginning January 17

MONTPELIER-  Burton Island is one of Vermont’s most popular state parks, and now there is even more to love about this island in Lake Champlain.

January 9, 2017

First Day Hikes in America’s State Parks

Hiking in the New Year


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