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Group Day Use Policies & Pricing


Bringing your group to the Parks

Reservations for picnic pavilions and group campsites may be made up to eleven months in advance. If you are bringing a group to a park, whether or not you rent a pavilion, you will be asked to fill out a Group Use Agreement and to call the park at least two weeks in advance, to discuss details of your visit with the park ranger so that we may serve your group to the best of our ability.

Group Day Use Fees

Adults 14 & over:$3.00 per person = groups of 25 or more, paid in one lump sum; $4.00 per person groups <25 or paid individually

Kids 4-13 years old: 2.00 per person

School groups: During the regular school year: .50/per person, paid in one lump sum. Outside of regular school year standard rates apply.

Picnic pavilion rental fee is extra, ranging from free to $2,500. Most pavilions cost $100/day.

Free picnic pavilions Monday - Thursday: Allis, Ascutney, Bomoseen, Button Bay, Coolidge, DAR, Elmore, Emerald Lake, Jamaica, Maidstone, Molly Stark, Mt. Philo, Osmore Pond, Townshend, Underhill

Municipal & Commercial Groups

Municipal groups like local swimming instruction or recreation programs may also be eligible for additional discounts and arrangements through the issuance of a Special Use Permit.

Commercial groups are also welcome and will be permitted through a Commercial License.

For more information, contact one of our Regional Parks Managers:

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