Outdoor Recreation




The view from the beach at Lake Shaftsbury State Park in Vermont

Recreating Responsibly in Bennington

As the fickle spring weather succumbs to the warmth of summer, Vermonters are beginning to spend more and more time outside. Governor Scott’s Play Smart and Play Safe plan outlines how Vermonters can participate in outdoor recreation and fitness activities in ways that can be enjoyed while social distancing.

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Mile-Around Woods North Bennington Vermont

Sunday Photo Essay: Mile-Around Woods

Mile-Around Woods Scarcely a ten-minute car ride from the bustle of our neighborhood lies one of southwestern Vermont’s best kept secrets, the Mile-Around Woods in North Bennington. It is a

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view from the hiking trail in Lake Shaftsbury State Park

5 Great Hiking Trails for Fall in Bennington VT

Fall is a fabulous time to get outside with your family for some great hiking in Bennington, Vermont. The heat of summer is dissipating, along with those pesky mosquitoes, and you’ll discover crisp, clear days, beautiful fall foliage, and maybe even some wildlife.

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