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RECREATION

THINGS TO DO and PLACES TO PLAY

Waterbury is a giant outdoor playground and the ways to play are limitless! Pack your backpack and summit some of the high peaks of Vermont or mountain bike down them. Cool off with a dip in the waters of Waterbury or try your hand at canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, and fishing.

When the snow starts to fall, ski or ride hundreds of miles of powder-packed terrain at four renowned resorts, all within fifteen miles of Waterbury. Backcountry trails, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice skating and even sleigh rides round out the winter activities roster.

Whatever your preferred way to play outside, Waterbury has plenty to offer!

For more information on recreational services and tours in the area, please consult the Vermont Outdoor Guide Association.

Check Out These Waterbury Experiences

Biker's Delight

Get in Gear for Adventure

With accessible trailheads, dynamic terrain, and interconnected riding networks, Waterbury boasts some of the best mountain biking in the state. Whether you are a first timer, weekend warrior, or have a growing bucket list of trails, you’ll find rides for every ability ranging from peaceful to adrenaline-pumping. Read More

Health & Wellness

Relax. Reinvigorate. Recharge. Rejuvenate.

Vacation is all about feeling good! Maybe that means treating yourself to a massage or spa day, maybe you want to keep up your workout routine while traveling. Whatever helps you feel your best, Waterbury has you covered! Read More

Take A Hike!

Hike, Walk, Climb, Ramble, Stroll

Uncover the secrets hidden within Vermont’s lush forests, hidden lakes, and wooded streams. We’re hot on the trail to help you get to know Vermont from a different perspective with this diverse selection of the most stunning hikes in the Waterbury area. Read More

Waterbury, Defined by Water

Putting the Water in Waterbury

Take the plunge and discover Waterbury’s state parks, reservoir, swimming holes, and the Winooski River. Swim, jump, dive, paddle, and fish; come up for air and take in our natural wonders. Water: it’s in our name. Read More

A Winter Wonderland of Fun

Snow Sports Galore!

When the snow flies, Waterbury becomes a winter wonderland of fun with skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, biking, ice climbing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and more! Whether you are seeking an adrenaline rush from some of the biggest mountains in New England, or a more relaxing day enjoying the great outdoors, you can access it all from Waterbury. Read More
    • Best Western Plus Waterbury Stowe

    • 45 Blush Hill Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-7822
    • Bicycle Express

    • 23 Commercial Drive
    • Waterbury , VT 05676
    • (802) 485-5424
    • Bolton Valley

    • 4302 Bolton Valley Access Road
    • Bolton, VT 05477
    • (802) 434-3444
    • Center Chains Disc Golf

    • 92 Maple Street
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 316-1292
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    • Classic Ski Tours

    • PO Box 357
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 578-6000
    • Country Club of Vermont

    • 2800 Country Club Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-1800
    • Dave's Community Fitness

    • 35 Commerical Drive
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 522-9201
    • Forge Gym

    • 1930 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (414) 312-1444
    • Green Mountain Club

    • 4711 Waterbury Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-7037
    • Green Mountain Performing Arts

    • 37 Commercial Drive
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-8600
    • The Ice Center

    • 546 River Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-4040
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    • Jazzercise Waterbury

    • 35 Commercial Drive
    • Waterbury , VT 05676
    • (802) 279-6912
    • Lots-O-Balls Mini Golf

    • 294 Ryan Road
    • Duxbury, VT
    • (802) 241-1388
    • Vermont Outdoor Guide Association

    • P.O. Box 10
    • North Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
    • (802) 425-6211
    • Waterbury Area Trails Alliance

    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • Waterbury Functional Fitness

    • 53 North Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8031
    • Waterbury Recreation

    • 28 North Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-7174
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    • Waterbury Sports

    • 46 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8595