The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Vermont National and State Parks and Recreation

Vermont doesn’t have any national parks, but it has 21 State Parks, 26 State Forests, 3 State Wildlife Management Areas, 1 National Forest, 1 National Wildlife Refuge, 1 National Recreation Area, and 2 wilderness areas.


Vermont State Parks

Vermont State Forests

State Wildlife Management Areas

Vermont National Forest

Vermont National Wildlife Refuge

Vermont National Recreation Area

  • White Rocks National Recreation Area

Vermont Wilderness Areas

There are two wilderness areas in the state of Vermont.

  • Glastenbury Wilderness
  • Lye Brook Wilderness