There’s nothing like a dip in clear, crisp waters on a hot summer day – and there’s no shortage of waters in the Northeast Kingdom!

From lakefront beaches to spring fed ponds swimming holes, and even waterfalls, it’s time to dive deep into the Kingdom! Check out Kingdom Games for great swimming events and activities throughout the summer and winter (yes, winter!) months.


Brighton State ParkIsland Pond, VT

Lake Willoughby Westmore, VT

Maidstone State Park Guildhall, VT


Boulder Beach State ParkGroton, VT

Crystal Lake State ParkBarton, VT

Groton State Forest Groton, VT

Harvey’s Lake Beach West Barnet, VT


Big FallsNorth Troy, VT

Jay Branch GorgeJay, VT

Prouty BeachNewport, VT

Lake MemphremagogNewport, VT

Seymour Lake Morgan, VT


The waters of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom also provide exceptional boating opportunities. Learn more here!

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