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Water Recreation



Canoeing / Kayaking, Boating & Rentals
Fishing – Fly, Stream, Pond, & Lake
Swimming
Adventure Sports: Rafting / Tubing


Fairlee Marine
(Boat Rentals & Sales)
Exit 15 of I-91, Route 5 South, Fairlee, Vermont
800-287-97
website
Rentals! – By the day or the week. Pontoons, Canoes & Kayaks, and Roundabouts
River Excitement: John Marshall
(Fly Fishing Instruction & Guide, Light Spinning)
Hartland, VT
802-457-4021
website

SPECIAL
Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports (VASS)
(Recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities)
Killington, VT
802-786-4991

Lakes – Rivers – Streams – Ponds

Ottauquechee River
Woodstock, Bridgewater, Quechee VT

Connecticut River
Various point for boat landing- Info: http://www.crjc.org/boating/boating8.htm

White River & Connecticut River – Hartford, VT
Boat Access:
Bridge Street, White River Junction, Vermont
Wright Reservoir Road, White River Junction, Vermont
Route 14 to Quechee/West Hartford Road, to Westfield Drive, West Hartford, Vermont
Watson Memorial Park – Route 14, just past I-91 Bridge Underpass, Hartford, Vermont
Dewey Pond
Quechee, VT – Quechee Green Park & Dewey’s Landing (Boat Landing, Fishing Access)

North Hartland Lake
Hartland, VT
30 mins., 18.6 mi. from Woodstock center

Silver Lake
Barnard, VT -Silver Lake State Park
802-235-9451
(Lake Swimming, Car-Top boat, Launch, Fishing, Boat Rentals)

Echo Lake
Plymouth, VT (Route 100) – Plymouth State Park
(Lake Swimming, Car-Top boat, Launch, Fishing, Boat Rentals)

Kent Pond
Thundering Brook Rd, Killington, VT
(Stocked for Fishing- small boat or canoe – public launch)

Mendon Beaver Pond
Mendon, VT ( Route 4) (Stocked for Fishing)

Colton Pond
Barrows Towne Rd, Killington, VT
(Stocked for Fishing)

Tours and Rentals


Arranged by the location closest to the center of Woodstock, Vermont


The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm
(Canoe & Kayak rentals, fly-fishing school)
Quechee Main St., Quechee, VT
800-225-6301
8 mins., 4.5 mi. from Woodstock center

Kayak King(Rentals)
2363 Route 4 (at Base Camp Outfitters) Killington, VT
802-345-1011
25 mins., 14.5 mi. from Woodstock center

Northstar Canoe & Kayak Rentals
Hartland, VT
603-922-7196
32 mins., 22.9 mi. from Woodstock center

Tubing / Rafting & More
Vermont River Tubing
Route 100, Stockbridge, VT
802-746-8106
37 mins., 26.4 mi. from Woodstock center

VT Adventure Tours
(Rock & Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing, Paddling, Wilderness Medicine, Fly Fishing, And More! )
at Green Mountain Rock Climbing
223 Woodstock Ave. Rutland, VT
802-773-3343
43 mins., 30.1 mi. from Woodstock center



Fishing



Fly Fishing – Lake Fishing – Stream Fishing – Pond Fishing


(To fish in Vermont you are required to purchase a fishing license. This license can be purchased online here or locally at F H Gillingham & Sons, 16 Elm Street, Woodstock (802) 457 – 2100.)

The Ottauquechee River – Running throughout the greater Woodstock area has a variety of places to drop a line. Here are a few:

Woodstock Recreation Center
(behind building) – Ottauquechee River
Woodstock, Vermont -
Walking Distance from Woodstock center

Quechee Gorge
Quechee State Park – Route 4, Quechee, VT
802-295-2990
Hike through the trails to the river at bottom of the Gorge.

Maanawaka Conservation Area
Fishing access (Connecticut River)
Route 5, just north of Wilder, VT
from Woodstock center

Kent Pond
Thundering Brook Rd, Killington, VT
(Stocked for Fishing- small boat or canoe – public launch)
from Woodstock center

Quechee Green Park and Dewey’s Landing
Quechee Main St., Quechee, VT
(Boat Landing, fishing access)
15 mins., 8 mi. from Woodstock center

Connecticut River
Various point for boat landing/ fishing- Info: http://www.crjc.org

White River & Connecticut River – Hartford, VT
Boat Access:

Bridge Street, White River Junction, Vermont
Wright Reservoir Road, White River Junction, Vermont
Route 14 to Quechee/West Hartford Road, to Westfield Drive, West Hartford, Vermont
Watson Memorial Park – Route 14, just past I-91 Bridge Underpass, Hartford, Vermont

North Hartland Lake
Hartland, VT

Silver Lake
Barnard, VT -Silver Lake State Park
802-235-9451
(Lake Swimming, Car-Top boat, Launch, Fishing, Boat Rentals)

Echo Lake
Plymouth, VT (Route 100) – Plymouth State Park
802-228-2025
(Lake Swimming, Car-Top boat, Launch, Fishing, Boat Rentals)

Kent Pond
Thundering Brook Rd, Killington, VT
(Stocked for Fishing- small boat or canoe – public launch)

Mendon Beaver Pond
Mendon, VT ( Route 4) (Stocked for Fishing)

Colton Pond
Barrows Towne Rd, Killington, VT
(Stocked for Fishing)

Tours and Schools

The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm
(Canoe & Kayak rentals, fly-fishing school)
Quechee Main St., Quechee, VT
800-225-6301
8 mins., 4.5 mi. from Woodstock center

River Excitement
(Guided Fishing & Scenic Boating Trips)
Hartland Four Corners, VT
802-457-4021
16 mins., 10.4 mi. from Woodstock center

Vermont River Tubing
Route 100, Stockbridge, VT
802-746-8106
37 mins., 26.4 mi. from Woodstock center

VT Adventure Tours
(Rock & Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing, Paddling, Wilderness Medicine, Fly Fishing, And More! )
at Green Mountain Rock Climbing
223 Woodstock Ave. Rutland, VT
802-773-3343
43 mins., 30.1 mi. from Woodstock center

Adventure Trek USA, Inc.
(Kayaking -Slow Moving Rivers & White Water Instruction, Multi Day River Trips, Hiking Tours, Overnight Backpacking Treks, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, White Water Rafting)
Trip planned throughout Vermont
Vermont Adventure Camps
622 Academy Rd, Thetford, VT
802-591-0328
38 mins., 29.6 mi. from Woodstock center



Swimming


Swimming holes – Pools – Lakes: arranges by the location closest to the center of Woodstock, Vt.


Woodstock Recreation Center, Inc.
(Outdoor Pool)
54 River St., Woodstock, VT
802-457-1502
Walking Distance from Woodstock center

Kedron Valley Inn
(Private Pond – Fee applies for public)
Route 106, South Woodstock, VT
802-457-3015
8mins., 4.5 mi. from Woodstock center

Upper Valley Aquatics Center
(Indoor Splash Park, Pool & Fitness Center)
100 Arboretum Lane, White River Jct., VT
802-296-2850
19 mins., 13.3 mi. from Woodstock center

Silver Lake State Park

Barnard, VT
802-234-9451
18 mins., 10.8 mi. from Woodstock center

Sherman Manning Pool
37 Highland Avenue, White River Junction, VT
26 mins., 14.7 mi. from Woodstock center

Watson Memorial Park
Route 14, just past I-91 Bridge Underpass, Hartford, VT
27 mis., 16 mi. from Woodstock center

Echo Lake
Route 100, Plymouth, VT
33 mins., 21.6 mi. from Woodstock center

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