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Groton Nature Center


Located in Groton
groton nature center

Groton Nature Center
1595 Boulder Beach Road
Groton, VT 05046

Phone: 802-584-3827

Wednesday & Thursday 2 pm - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday 9 am - 2pm

Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Columbus Day Weekend

The Groton Nature Center serves the seven parks located in the Groton State Forest.

There are indoor nature exhibits and many programs and concerts are held here.

You might enjoy a hike on one of the many trails that can be accessed here.

The center offers at least four interpretive programs each week. Check the Events page or call the center for more information.


Useful Links:

Groton Forest Trail Guide (pdf)

Groton Forest History Guide (pdf)

Groton Nature Trail Guide (pdf)

CCC Sites in Groton State Forest (pdf)

Remote Camping in Groton State Forest Map & Guide (pdf)

Cross Vermont Trail

Weather Forecast for Groton State Forest



From Groton: Head West on US-302 for 1.8 miles. Turn right on VT-232 N for 5.3 miles. Turn right on Boulder Beach Road for 1.6 miles to 1595 Boulder Beach Rd.


Parks in the Groton State Forest:

Big Deer State Park

Boulder Beach State Park

Kettle Pond State Park

New Discovery State Park

Ricker Pond State Park

Seyon Lodge State Park

Stillwater State Park



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