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Best Places for Swimming and Hiking near Chittenden County

It’s the middle of summer and there is still plenty of time to have some summer fun! Have some fun in the sun by camping, swimming, or hiking at one of the great state parks in Vermont. Let’s take a look at the best places for swimming and hiking near Chittenden County this summer.  

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Niquette Bay

In Colchester, the Niquette Bay State Park is a prized jewel of Chittenden County with its luscious green forests and beautiful coastline on Lake Champlain. There are many great views from the various hiking trails and the 584-acre park has plenty of nature to discover. Swimming is another great activity you can do by hopping into the deep blue Lake Champlain. Cyclists can enjoy the Allen trail that runs through Niquette Bay state park as well. If you want to learn more, visit their website for more information.



Sand Bar

If you want to cool off by the water, Sand Bar State Park is the right place for you. With its gorgeous beachfront, Sand Bar State Park is an excellent choice to enjoy the sun. There are many options for swimming, boating, fishing, and more! If you want to check out their website for more information, click here.



Grand Isle

Grand Isle is a beautiful resort with many accommodations for campers and RVs. Its camping area is the second largest in the state of Vermont. There is a nature trail in the park as well as the gorgeous beach that allows visitors to boat, fish and swim! There are also various nature programs that you may enjoy. If you want to learn more about Grand Isle State Park, check their out their website for more information.


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These are some of the best places for swimming and hiking near Chittenden County. If you need a vehicle to take you to any of these state parks, check out our online inventory to see what models we have available. Don’t forget to schedule a test drive today online!

Originally posted 07/21/2017
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