Elmore State Park RV & Campground Guide

Vermont

In Lake Elmore, Vermont, Elmore State Park has the moniker of "The Beauty Spot of Vermont." The 219-acre Lake Elmore and the 2,608-foot-tall Elmore Mountain are only two of the many nearby attractions that make Elmore State Park a must-see destination. The park has over 700 acres of land, including camping facilities. The historic towns of Morrisville, Wolcott, and Stowe are within a short drive, so you can round out your trip with a variety of activities and shopping.

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Fall 35-71 F
Winter 9-31 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Elmore State Park

Traveling by RV is the ideal way to experience state parks. Many state parks provide camping facilities on-site that are affordable and right in the heart of the fun. RVshare is the company to use when you are looking to rent any size of motorhome or travel trailer to experience your next state park adventure. RVshare offers perks not found with other rental arrangements, such as Nationwide Insurance and 24/7 roadside assistance. Whether you're an RVing newbie or an old hat, RVshare always has the perfect recreational vehicle rental to suit your needs. 

Elmore State Park Campground

Elmore State Park has stunning hiking trails that go up Elmore Mountain and end at the lookout tower. Once you return, spend time at the sandy beach where you can rent kayaks, SUPs, and paddleboats or cool off with a swim. The campground offers 44 sites suitable for both RVs and tents. Nightly rates range from $19-$30.

  • Water hookup: No
  • Electrical hookup: No
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes (not allowed on the beach)
  • Other features: Bathrooms with flush toilets, hot- and cold-water coin showers, dump station, beach house with concession stand, boat rentals

Mountain View Campground

Enjoy breathtaking scenery at Mountain View Campground in Morrisville, Vermont. The campground edges the Lamoille River, where you can enjoy full-hookup campsites along with kayak and tube rentals. Rates range between $46-$51 nightly, depending on the campsite location.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes (some sites)
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other features: Swimming pools, Lamoille River access, laundry, bathhouse, shuffleboard, volleyball, horseshoe pits, games, camp store

Maplewoods Campground

Maplewoods Campground in Johnson, Vermont, is set on 78 acres with impressive views of the Sterling, Butternut, and Elmore mountains. From the pool to the camp store, all amenities are ready for you to enjoy. Nearly 50 RV spots are available, with nightly rates from $23 to $44.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other features: Pool, handicap-accessible, restrooms, bathhouse, playgrounds, camp store

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What to Do at
Elmore State Park

Inside Elmore State Park

Elmore State Park offers two hiking trails to the top of Elmore Mountain. At the summit, climb the fire tower where miles of stunning 360-degree views await. Overnight camping and boat rentals are available. Swim at the sandy beachfront or play volleyball or horseshoes. Have a family picnic at the numerous grills and tables or take some time to cast for panfish, perch, or pike.

Outside Elmore State Park

This region of Vermont is a haven for outdoor adventure. Discover hiking trails, hidden waterfalls, museums, stunning fall foliage, and craft breweries across the area. 

Restaurants

Fire Tower Pizza

This pizzeria is open for dinner Wednesday through Saturday. Fire Tower Pizza is vegetarian-friendly and uses organic local stone-ground flour for its pizza base and utilizes fresh, seasonal local ingredients for the toppings.

Type: Pizza

Location: 1208 VT-12, Elmore, VT 05661-2008 (located inside the Elmore Country Store)

Thompson's Flour Shop

This bakery and cafe are open for breakfast, lunch, and brunch. Try the famous soups and sandwiches in a casual atmosphere with fast, friendly service. Baked delights, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free items, are available, along with free Wi-Fi. 

Type: Bakery, Cafe

Location: 7 Main St, Morrisville, VT 05661-7400

Lost Nation Brewing

Serving lunch and dinner, Lost Nation Brewing offers delicious meals and year-round and limited-edition brews. The restaurant features an interesting menu and provides vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Type: American, Bar, Pub

Location: 87B Old Creamery Road, Morrisville, VT 05661

Moogs Place

For adults looking for dinner or late-night fare, stop into Moogs Place for incredible wings and other appetizers. The highlight of Moogs is the live music offerings that turn a meal into a fun event.

Type: American, Bar, Pub

Location: 97 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661-7403

Black Diamond Barbeque

Open Wednesday through Saturday, Black Diamond Barbeque is the spot for traditional wood-fired barbecue favorites like brisket and ribs and weekly specials and desserts. The talented chefs here even offer surprising options such as vegan burgers, egg rolls, and cheesecake.

Type: Barbecue

Location: 639 Morristown Corners Rd, Morrisville, VT 05661

Shopping

Elmore Store

Local history and community thrive at this country store, which has been in continuous operation since the early 1800s. The store offers a delightful mix of groceries, fresh meats, pizza takeout, produce, and post office services.

Location: 1208 Montpelier Morrisville Sthwy, Lake Elmore, VT 05657

Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft

Head to quaint downtown Stowe to find one-of-a-kind jewelry, art, gifts for men and women, pottery, home decor, furniture, yard art, and so much more.

Location: 55 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4625

Laughing Moon Chocolates

This old-school chocolate company creates small batches of treats by hand. Try truffles, caramels, marshmallows, and buttercrunch under a decadent layer of sumptuous chocolate. Be sure to buy extras to take home for gifts.

Location: 78 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672

Way Out Wax

Visit Way Out Wax for natural essential oils and candles crafted with vegetable waxes and plant-based scents. These unique candles make perfect gifts.

Location: 251 Harrel St, Morrisville, VT 05661

Tangerine & Olive

This store features a compilation of offerings from local independent makers and designers who create an array of gifts, clothing, jewelry, specialty foods, plants, puzzles, stationery, reusables, home decor, and many unusual items you won't find anywhere else.

Location: 232 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672

Sightseeing

Noyes House Museum

The entire family will enjoy touring this two-story federal-style mansion built in the early 1800s. This home is the first settlement in Morrisville and has 17 rooms and a barn to explore. Military items, furniture, art, and other original historical artifacts are on display.

Location: 122 Lower Main St, Morrisville, VT 05661

Moss Glen Falls

Put on your sneakers or hiking boots to follow a short path up to the waterfall that exposes rocks as it lands into a cold, crystal-clear pool at the base. The last bit of trail is quite steep, but there is flat hiking past the falls.

Location: Stowe, VT – The entrance is 3 miles off Route 100 on Randolph Road

Trapp Family Lodge

Visit this bit of Austria set on 2,500 acres. The old-world architecture of the Trapp Family Lodge is the central location to take in mountain views and activities such as swimming, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, and more.

Location: 700 Trapp Hill Rd, Stowe, VT 05672

Tea at the Governor's House

Enjoy an "English" afternoon tea and a delicate array of fabulous tea sandwiches and sweets on Thursdays and Sundays in a traditional New England tearoom. This bed-and-breakfast was built in 1893 by Vermont Governor Carroll S. Page as his family home.

Location: 100 Main Street, Hyde Park, VT 05655

Stowe Theatre Guild

Experience a high-quality live theater performance in the historic Town Hall Theatre at the core of Stowe. Each season from June through October, the Guild produces four shows, which are a mix of plays and musicals.

Location: 67 S Main St, Stowe, VT 05672

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How to Get to
Elmore State Park

From the north (Burlington), take exit 10 from I-89 South and continue along VT-100 North. Drive to VT-12 South in the town of Lake Elmore and look for signage for the park.

From the south (Montpelier), head north on I-89. At exit 8 in Montpelier, head off and follow VT-12 into the town of Lake Elmore, where the park sign is on the left.

Entering Elmore State Park

Elmore State Park is open daily. Day-use hours are from 10:00 a.m. to official sunset.

Per person (adult) : $4

Per person (child age 4-13) : $2

Children under the age of 4 get in free

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