Lakes and Ponds

  • Canoeing and Kayaking.
  • Kayak rentals for use on nearby Kent Pond in Killington are available at nearby Base Camp Outfitters (802-775-0166).

  • Chittenden Reservoir is a sublime place to canoe or kayak, an expansive 674 acres backed by mountains. Boat access is at the end of Chittenden Dam Rd.
  • Woodford Reservoir on Rt. 100 south is another beautiful spot to paddle. Other places include: Timber Lake, Lake Rescue, Echo Lake and Ottaquechee River.
    • Lake Bomoseen, just north of Castleton, is a popular local summer colony.
    • Lake St. Catherine State Park(802-287-9158; 802-786-0060), 3 miles south of Poultney on Rt. 30. Sandy beaches, fishing, boat rentals, nature trails.
      Vermont Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (802-241-3700)
  • Boating. Rentals are available from:
    • Lake Bomoseen Marina (802-273-2061); 802-265-4611; lakebomoseenmarina.com),
    • and nearby Woodard Marine, Inc. (802-265-3690; woodardmarine.com).