Give the Gift of Adventure and Help Support Vermont State Parks

MONTPELIER – This holiday season, Vermont State Parks invites you to purchase holiday gift packages, park passes, and gift certificates for friends and family. Not only will they benefit the recipient, but they’ll benefit the parks, too.

This year’s popular gift packages are all new with colorful, useful gear designed to make your outdoor adventures both stylish and fun. These packages come fully wrapped and ready to give. They can be ordered online, and shipping is free.  This year’s offerings are:

Day Tripper $59

Includes one punch card good for 10 park day visits, a notebook and pen set, and a Vermont State Parks travel mug.

Weekend Getaway $89

Includes 2 nights of tent, lean-to or RV camping, a coupon for a free armload of firewood, 2 Vermont State Parks water bottles and a LED mini-flashlight.

Full season of Family Fun $139

Includes 1 season vehicle pass, good for entry into any Vermont State Parks day use area for up to 8 people in a vehicle, two 1-hour boat rental coupons, an insulated backpack with mesh top, a deck of cards and a frisbee.

Numerous studies have proven that spending time outdoors is good for you. It promotes physical activity, quicker healing, better concentration and short-term memory retention. It reduces stress, restores mental energy and increases the feeling of well-being.

With over 55 state parks, it’s easy to take advantage of these benefits. There is a state park within a half hour drive from   wherever you are in Vermont.

Also available are park passes, gear and gift certificates in any denomination. All proceeds of gift sales go directly to support the parks. Order online at