The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. A narrow, steep road (not recommended for trailers) provides visitors access to the top of the mountain. This is Vermont's oldest state park, created in 1924. A small camping area with a total of 10 sites including 3 lean-tos, is located at the top of the mountain. Flush toilets and hot showers ($) are provided. The mountaintop picnic area offers spectacular views of the lake, valley, and mountains to the west. An enclosed picnic shelter is available for large group gatherings. Hiking trails lead from the summit to the base. Swimming is available at Kingsland Bay State Park (6 miles) or Button Bay State Park (15 miles). There is boating, fishing, and sailing in nearby Lake Champlain.

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Not much of a challenge. Good if New to hiking and want a great view.

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Fun and easy hike.

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on Mount Philo Trail

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Amazing trail beautiful view at the top of the mountain. The trails were nicely groomed. It wasn't too steep and a lot of the trail was packed down with stone.

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It has been pretty wet this month, so used the access road rather than the muddy trails. Great little family friendly hike with nice views.

Always a nice hike. June has been wet so the trails were muddy and a bit unsafe. We went down the road.

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