DAR State Park

D.A.R stands for Daughters of the American Revolution and is the namesake of this state park because the organization donated land to create the DAR State Park in 1955.  This area was an earlier area of European colonization in Vermont and remnants of old buildings can be seen in the park.  This park has a campground and swimming area.  The DAR John Strong Mansion Museum is located in the park and Chimney Point State Park is located just a few miles south.

 

Directions

From the South:  Take US Route 7 N.  In Middlebury, take a left on Cross St and at the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit for College St.  Continue to follow VT 125 W for about 8 miles.  Take a right on VT 22A N and then take your first left to get back on VT 125 W.  Follow this for another 7 miles and then take a sharp right onto VT 17 E.  After about 1.5 miles, the park will be on your left.

From the North:  Take US Route 7 S.  Turn right onto VT 22A S and follow this for 7.5 miles.  Turn right onto VT 17 W and in about 6.5 miles the park will be on your right.


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For more information, visit the Vermont State Park website.