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Gifford Woods State Park

Rutland, Vermont


34 Gifford Woods
Rutland, Vermont 05751
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Sites: 22
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 43.67616
Longitude: -72.81094

Elevation: 1626' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access ?
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping ?
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly ?
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone ?
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

This campground is located in Killington VT. First the good: We stayed at OAK (lean to) with our Roadtrek (23') motorhome. The sites are big and, for the most part, private. Lean-to sites are spacious, as well. Bathrooms were clean; showers with plenty of hot water. Bathhouse in the lower loop is newer and felt more clean. There is a dump station available. Appalachian Trail goes right through the park which is why I chose this park while my husband was thru-hiking the AT. Used this campground as a base for a few days while he came through the area. The bad: Initial reaction was that I loved this place - but it didn't take long for that opinion to change. The squirrels and chipmunks here are out of control. No kidding. I love camping and being outdoors but I have never encountered so many and such aggressive squirrels. They leave feces all over EVERYTHING (chairs, table, cooler, lean to). They have no fear and will jump onto your camp chair while you're sitting in it. They chew anything that is left out (including my husband's sleeping bag that we left out to dry). My final straw was went I went into our camper and found feces on the chairs and my bed. A squirrel (or more?) had made it's way through the screen door and made a mess within an hour of when I last went in the camper. In speaking with the campground hosts, I found the problem is throughout the area. They had to order a new screen for their RV because the squirrels had chewed a hole through it and gotten into their food inside the camper. It may sound ridiculous to complain about wildlife while camping - but this experience was bad enough that I will not return to Gifford State Park. Larger motorhomes had a difficult time navigating the narrow roads. But roads are well maintained. We camped at Gifford Woods State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
OAK
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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