19 RV Parks near Lake Elmore, Vermont
Jun 2018 - $30.00
We stayed in campsite #37. It was pretty level with reasonable privacy. This park is meticulously maintained by an extremely energetic and helpful staff. The beach is great as is the climb to the fire tower. - Ronahue
Sep 2011 - $18.00
Elmore State Park is huge with over 36 square miles of land. There is a beautiful lake in the park which is a walk away from the campground with the Elmore Mountains in the background. The campground is laid out in two big loops and many of the sites are huge and very private. There are 45 tent and RV sites and 15 lean-to’s which Vermont seems to have in most of their state park. Restrooms are clean and the showers are pay. At the lake one can canoe and swim and they just built a new building with bathrooms and a lobby with rocking chairs, stone fireplace and picnic tables. This was a one night stopover for us while traveling Vermont in the Fall. Rangers were very nice and we would return but there are no hookups. The town is close to Stowe, Waterbury and Montpelier and is a popular tourist destination in the summer. - gsnakehill
Sep 2018 - $42.00
We stayed 14 days at Mountain View in a 40' RV. This is an incredibly beautiful park. The campground is nestled in a valley in the Green Mountains and is flanked by the Lamoille River. The grounds are almost park like and are in incredible condition. There are lots of native wildflowers that are evident in every nook and cranny. The new owners have done an incredible job of getting the park in excellent condition and are a true pleasure to deal with. The park is easy to navigate and the sites are nice and wide and grass covered so no dust or mud. Our dogs loved the river which was wadable and the bottom covered with beautiful river stones. The amenities are nice including two pools, hot tub, kids area, pool table and very nice library that has books and dvds for checkout. The utilities are good but be warned if you are in a larger rv to call ahead early as 50 amp sites can be hard to come by. This is a fabulous area to launch your Stowe, Smugglars Notch, Von Trapp resort and brewery and the Lamoille River Rail Trail. There is great OTA tv reception. The only negative is that because the campground is a bit out of town cell reception on ATT is impossible and Verizon can be utilized up towards the office. The wifi is feast or famine. At times we had very fast speeds and at other times the wifi was useless, which seemed to be related to the number of campers in the park. All in all this is a fabulous park and we would certainly return if our travels pass this way again. - tomcotten
Aug 2018 - $45.00
Overall I am satisfied with this campground. It is clean and well run. We will be here about a month and satisfied to date. Staff attentive and friendly. CG has 2 pools and clean. We have a motorhome and 50 amp full hook up. I believe all sites are easy back in. - txtrav
Sep 2017 - $45.00
Check in staff was helpful and offered one of their newer 50 amp sites that are a bit more spacious for our larger rig. We were only there two nights passing through so we were not too fussy about our site specifics. Site was easy to back into and easy to achieve level with air or hydraulics. We didn't use any amenities here or even pay attention to our mobile data coverage. Utilities seemed fine. Good location for visiting Stowe, Ben & Jerrys, Mt Mansfield. - leemhicks
Aug 2018 - $43.00
Our site had insufficient electrical power to run both of our air conditioners at most times. At all times we had to watch what electrical items were simultaneously turned "on". Nice spacing (wider than a typical commercial campground); and no visual privacy between sites. In general, the view from the campground is pretty (i.e., hay field and mountains in the distance). A small number of sites have that view. Roads and sites are packed dirt with some gravel. There was often a lot of dust in the air. The campground was typically quiet. We had numerous undesirable surprises upon our arrival - they tried to charge us a higher site cost, beyond what they quoted us for our specific site. We learned about surcharges (e.g., $3 daily charge to use AC or heat) and they not only charge for their wifi, but it is only available within 300 feet of their office building. Our bill was incorrect and it took MANY conversations for them to realize they made an error (i.e., on our bill, they applied the 6% sales tax to the site rate and then additionally applied the 6% sales tax again to the total bill). None of the information that surprised us was available on their website; shared verbally (even when relevant questions were asked, such as confirming that electric usage was included in the site cost); nor was the information included when they sent us our reservation confirmation. Note: Our Verizon and AT&T data and cell coverage was weak at times and sometimes non-existent. AT&T's data coverage was typically a little better, when Verizon's coverage was weak or non-existent. - 2FullTimersinaFifth
Mar 2018 - $48.00
This campground is sitting on top of the hill overlooking the mountains! It's a very clean and quiet campground! They have an in-ground pool, playroom next to the pool, and a playground for kids! It's one of my favorite campgrounds, hands down! The owners are very nice and very accommodating. They put on horseshoe tournaments and bean bag tournaments, race pools, DJ at the pool on certain weekends and they also have weekends where people bring a dish to share together. Their store is fun to shop in and they have great ice cream! They have been building a pavilion building and they have expanded the park with more sites. Their sites are all great and the sizes are big too! - Debbie_mimi
Sep 2017 - $46.00
Maplewoods Campground is in a very beautiful setting. I had site # 2 a back in site that looked out across the valley and Vermont hills in three directions. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The roads were wide and access to back into my sites was easy. All of the amenities worked very well. It is located close to Johnson and just a little farther to Stowe and since we stayed two nights we did lots of exploring the Vermont Countryside and of course bought some (a gallon) wonderful Vermont Maple syrup. I would definitely stay here again if I get back to Vermont. - Cardinal owner
Aug 2018 - $47.00
Location, location, location. We have a 40 MH so our options are limited, and this was the perfect base camp for our week in the Stowe area. For us, this campground was perfect because we weren't there to "camp". It's not nestled in the woods, it is an open grassy area but there are more trees than some other reviews have indicated. The openness allows for beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. We had a level spot. Some sites are closer than others, and we were pretty tight with the motorhomes on either side of us. But we didn't spend much time there, so it wasn't a big deal to us. The campground sits on the main road, but it's pretty quiet at night (except for road construction that happened to be going on at night while we were there). Making reservations and a couple follow up phone calls, plus check in, were maybe the most pleasant experience we've ever had - very friendly! We would definitely stay here again. - Roaming Together
Jul 2018 - $47.00
This place was a great base for our trip to Stowe. Great experience from reservation to checkout. They had a water issue while we were there and tracked us down to let us know. Best cable service of any place we have stayed. This is a no frills place, if you are looking for events and activities go elsewhere. But if you are looking for a good base camp with good basic service this is a great place. We will be back the next time we pass through. - brehmca
Oct 2016 - $30.00
We made a spur of the moment decision to stay in Stowe overnight rather than deal with weekend traffic. Gold Brook looked nice from the outside, with lots of grass, but the facilities were terrible. Horrible showers, minimal laundry, and rude service. Next time we'll just keep driving. - Ardi
Sep 2011 - $20.00
Smugglers Notch State Park, Stowe, Vermont September 15 & 16 $20 no hookups. This campground was moved in 2003 from across the street so the bathrooms are new and very clean but only one shower (pay). There is only about 19 sites but only about 6 or 7 that RV’s can fit into and it is on a mountain but you can get level. One would suggest reservations if you are headed this way but during the week in the Fall you may get a site. The sites are a good size but some are hard to back up into. It is near Mt. Mansfield ski area and the Stowe Lodge Resort. There are hiking trails from the campground and it is an easy drive to the quaint village of Stowe for shopping , restaurants and a bike trail. This is a four season resort area with plenty to do in every season. It is considered the best ski resort in the state. Very pretty area and we would definitely return. RV’s should know that they can only drive up to the Gondola section of the resort because they have to turn around since they are not allowed to drive the five miles over the mountain to the Smugglers Notch Ski area so must use route 100 and drive around about 30 miles. If one is going to try the bike trail there is parking at the church to the right to get on the trail but not parking in the rest of the town. This is a wonderful area to camp in but if your RV is over 28 to 30 feet I don’t know if I would come up here but we did see some big campers on route 100. - gsnakehill
Sep 2008 - $33.00
Great people, great new location. Small on size, large on personality. Tucked in the middle of nowhere. If you want an amusement park, this is not the place but it is the place that is near many attractions and just a great place to spend time. Very clean. Very large private sites. THIS is camping. - tyandow
Jun 2016 - $23.00
This campground is 3 miles in from the interstate and nestled up against a hillside beside a reservoir. The sites are nicely spaced out, level and many having great privacy. I drive a 38-foot Class A that is very tall at 13 feet and I didn't have any problem getting to the campground or into my site. They put me in a pull through that was way bigger than I needed and there are plenty of other sites I could have backed into.
There are no hookups but they do have a dump station and potable water.
But the best part is how beautiful it is up here. The lake has a swimming area. They even have a ramp to put in a boat if you have one. And I just got done hiking for 2 hours along an amazing trail that followed a beautiful creek. Vermont at its best.
The bathrooms are rudimentary but clean and it looks like they are building another new one. There's no wi-fi but I do get Verizon cell service.
Vermont also has a law that you can only run your generator for two hours in the morning and two hours in the late afternoon, other than that it needs to be off.
I'd easily come back here. - US Traveler
Jul 2010 - $20.00
Beautiful large wooded sites, but took a little time to get into. Very quiet and peaceful. Nice restrooms especially the new ones. Could use more showers in the first bath house. Nice programs for kids. Would definitely camp here again. - Crump
Jul 2010 - $18.00
Primitive state campground with excellent sites that are well cared for, and cleaned before arrival. There are new restrooms and showers being built, and programs for all age groups that were well received. Rangers would always be there to help you. The lake was clean and all types of boats permitted. We plan to stay here again. - FredGinger
Jul 2018 - $30.00
Small but quite pretty campground on hillside. Level site, fairly closely spaced. To sit out we sat behind the coach. Next to major highway, but noise not too bad. Good 30 amp, hookups good. Very friendly owners, who were more than willing to help as needed. Friendly seasonals. Good location to visit area attractions. - Motorhome girl
Jun 2018 - $26.00
This facility is easily reached and any updated GPS will take you right to the driveway. Remember the old saying "never judge a book by its cover" well this definitely applies here. When I first got in off the road I thought to myself "where is the campground". It's tight coming in and what you see in front of you is the entire park. But don't turn around and leave because, if you do, you will miss a truly fantastic place to stay. During our time here we felt like we were staying with family. Our site #10 was a back in, it was level, it had ample shade, convenient utilities, and good separation. Only two small negatives: there is only 30 amp so if you're a power user keep this in mind; there is absolutely no over the air TV nor cable. The owners and hosts will do everything reasonably possible to make your stay a wonderful experience. They definitely maintain the park and it shows. Depending on your site there may be road noise from Route 2 - but truthfully, we never noticed it even at night and even though we were backed up right to it. WI-FI was excellent. Clean but small laundry room. We would definitely come back again - William T
Jun 2018 - $30.00
Adequate site but extremely difficult to back into. The campground consists of one narrow road that dead ends. We had to back down the whole road to get into our site. There is constant road noise as it is right on a county highway. Nice staff and friendly seasonal campers. - SophieRVs
Aug 2017 - $20.00
The roads in VT leave much to be desired and the state road leading from US 2 to the campground is really rough even at 35 mph. I called at least 3 weeks before for a site and we arrived just before lunch time. There was a sign on the office door saying: "Back at 5." (and something like) Park in the center and something about a post. I had no idea what the note meant. I worked my way into a site next to the office. While we were eating lunch a couple arrived and he knocked on the door saying there was going to be a family reunion and he had reserved that site 2 weeks ago. We were on our way to the last tour of the day at Rock of Ages so I said we would be back after 5. When we returned the owner showed up saying I gave the other guy a hard time. I said why didn't you say take a site in the center of the field (numbered 1 to 4)? He gave me a blank look and said I had to move. By not placing a cone or tape on the reserved site it caused me to have to move and the other guy to move also. There was a storm threatening and it began to rain. That said the campground is very neat with grass everywhere. For a small campground there is lots of traffic coming and going. Nothing around there so I'm not sure where they are going. VZ service was spotty, Sprint not at all. Wifi was weak but worked slowly. - mrracechaser
Oct 2016 - $20.00
This is Vermont ! The GPS sent us to the State Park instead of here.
Quiet, no one was there to check in.
There weren't any level lots, We had to switch our sleeping arrangements around. Our lot probably had a 30 degree downward slope.
There were about 5 people in the whole park that night. Everyone was a permanent except for us.
The stars were beautiful! No tv service, no phone service just peace and quiet after a long drive from Ont Canada that day.
The bathrooms do not have any heat so the showers didn't appear to have been used for awhile. It was COLD in them thar hills!!!
If your going to stay for awhile bring a book. - SubVet SSBN619
May 2016 - $29.00
Clean, quiet and very friendly helpful owner. Had some problems with our van and helped us find a dealer to help. WiFi poor unless you go to the porch of the main building. No shade, no level pads just grass to park on. - Moose and Squirrel
Aug 2018 - $28.00
Roads to the park are good, the road into the park has a narrow bridge with a weight limit of 27,000 lbs, but we went across it in our Class A as we had already turned onto the road and had no where else to go! The roads in the park are rutted so go slow. There was no check in as we paid in advanced. We did get led to our site but there was some confusion as to what sites were 30 or 50 amp. Sites are very unlevel, you can see the slopes and rolls in the ground. We ended up parking parallel to the hook-ups across a couple of sites - per their instructions - as there was no way to level otherwise. We had water and 50 amp electric, and there is a dump station on site. There was a fire ring and they brought us a picnic table when we requested one. The park is clean and very pretty, the grass really needed to be cut. There are lots of trials for hiking, one that takes you to the Rail Bed Trail and along another creek. There is no WiFi and our Verizon signal was good. No on site laundry. Some road noise but not too bad. Would love to give this a full star rating because it is such a nice place with the trails and river, but the unlevel sites and no WiFi, make that impossible. We stayed July 30 - August 6, 2018 and paid $28.57 a night with no discount. - BarrettsHappyTrails
Oct 2016 - $37.00
This park had heavily-potholed entry roads, traffic noise and no Wi-Fi. Our 30-amp, no sewer site delivered only 109 volts of electricity. The few spots with 50 amp and sewer were occupied by long-term customers. A bridge on the only access road had a 27,000 pound limit, a legalism frequently ignored to judge by the Class A motor homes in the park. Our satellite dish had no problems. Verizon phone/internet service was spotty. - Mtmoi
Aug 2006 - $20.00
Small campground along large stream under scattered tree canopy, some open meadow sites. Minimal road noise, very peaceful with mountain views. Convenient to Montpelier (12 miles), as well as Cabot Cheese tour, Barre granite tour, & several maple sugar shacks. Does have a 1 lane bridge w wt limit of 24,000 lbs (as best I remember), otherwise would be big rig friendly. Open April to October, phone 802-426-3232 - readontheroad