Vermont continues to experience significant rainfall, and water levels can rise unexpectedly at any moment. Many rivers are still unsafe for swimming due to sewage runoff and other pollutants. Please continue to use caution when recreating in and around rivers.
Help improve the safety and visitor experience at nearly 50 favorite Vermont river access sites. Your gift will be used for a range of projects statewide – from providing signs to share critical safety and visitor information at swimming holes and boat launch sites, to engaging volunteers to keep trails and parking areas trash-free, to supporting communications efforts to help people understand the risks of recreating in and around rivers. Ultimately, your gift helps people of all ages and backgrounds to safely enjoy refreshing swimming holes, quiet paddles, and shady riverside strolls.