Reservoirs

  • Swim in Vermont: 9 Lakes, Ponds and Swimming Holes for Cooling Off
    Swim in Vermont: 9 Lakes, Ponds and Swimming Holes for Cooling Off

    Now that summer is in full swing, it’s a good time to map out places to go kayaking, canoeing, and swimming in Vermont.  Here are nine lakes, swimming holes, and ponds worth visiting this summer in Vermont. (By no means is this a complete list,...

  • Wrightsville Reservoir in Middlesex
    Wrightsville Reservoir in Middlesex

    Just north of Montpelier on Route 12 is Wrightsville Reservoir. Located in the town of Middlesex on the north branch of the Winooski River, the reservoir is open during the summer months for swimming, boating, kayaking and canoeing. I used to spend countless summer days at...

  • Summer Destination: Waterbury Reservoir
    Summer Destination: Waterbury Reservoir

    Tucked away between Mount Mansfield State Forest and Route 100 is the 850-acre Waterbury Reservoir. Accessible by Little River State Park to the west and Waterbury Center State Park to the east, Waterbury Reservoir is Vermont's ninth largest body of water (the largest body of...