Overnighting It

Pavilion at New Discovery Campground

Wondering where to stay during your course? Here are some options.


Highland Lodge, Greensboro – 40 minutes away. Closed Indigenous People’s Day through Thanksgiving Weekend.

Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton – 25 minutes away

Emergo Farm, Danville

Cherry House Bed and Breakfast, St Johnsbury

Comfort Inn, St Johnsbury

Danville Restaurant and Inn, Danville

Fairbanks Inn, St Johnsbury

Sherryland, Danville

The Olde Farm House Bed and Breakfast, Danville


You can camp at either Pleasant Valley Campground in Ryegate, or at a state park. Pleasant Valley Campground is at 421 Ticklenaked Pond Rd in Ryegate, half an hour away. There are seven Vermont State Parks in nearby Groton State Forest. Entry to any one of these seven parks includes free entry to all the others. Camping is available at six of them (the seventh, Seyon Lodge, has lodging but no camping):

Ricker Pond State Park in Groton is the closest camping at 20 minutes away. Tents, lean-tos, cabins and cottages. Closes second Monday in October.

Stillwater State Park in Groton for tenting, RVs and lean-tos. Closes mid-September.

Big Deer State Park in Groton has 22 tent sites and five lean-tos. Check in is at Stillwater State Park. Closes Labor Day weekend.

Boulder Beach State Park in Groton closes Labor Day weekend.

New Discovery State Park in Marshfield for tenting, RVs and lean-tos. closes second Monday in October.

Kettle Pond State Park Remote and group camping only. Check-in is at New Discovery State Park in Marshfield. Closes second Monday in October.

Students all layered up to stay warm during a WFR