Lake Elmore SP

Grn Mtn

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Jul 3, 2012
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This is a fairly small CG without hookups in a beautiful rural community. Rolling hills, farms, quaint shops, etc. The CG has two loops, upper and lower. The lower loop has updated bathrooms and more available lean-to sites. (Upper loop is more exposed in general with much older, smaller bathrooms) Nice, large, clean bathrooms, friendly staff, nice neat sites, and a nice small lake with swimming, boat rentals, and a snack bar. We love that quiet hours are actually enforced. Overall a clean, pleasant, good place to camp.

It is important to check the CG map and note the proximity of the road - it is quite noisy (by VT standards) 24 hours a day, with trucks downshifting on the hill at night. If you choose a lean-to site on the lower loop, you will actually see the the road from your lean-to on some sites. Most (if not all) VT SPs have coin-op showers.

There is a town of reasonable size about 10 minutes away (Morrisville), also a small store with basics within walking distance. It is also near Stowe, and is an easy (very scenic) drive to many other attractions.
 

Grn Mtn

Super Active Member
Jul 3, 2012
764
Sorry that I did not see your question sooner! Most SPs in VT have lean-to sites someplace in the park. It is a rustic (usually log) structure, maybe 12 X 14 (?) that is open on one side, often facing a fire pit. Kind of like a three-sided cabin. You can use it as a sleeping area, a place to keep your extra gear and outdoor kitchen stuff, or just a place to hang around on a rainy day. If you go to the Elmore SP website you can see a photo of every site, including lean-to sites (try "Pine" or "Maple") We like to have one if we are staying for a week or if there is a lot of rain in the forecast, especially if we are bringing children with us. They are also very popular with tenters.
 




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