What to do in Dorand State Forest

Dorand State Forest offers 518 acres of woodland in the south-central area of Vermont and is well known for viewing beaver. A few miles south is the town of Grafton which offers sights of the historic Kidder Hill Covered Bridge. Also, east of Dorand immediately off the main artery of SR 103, Bartonsville Covered Bridge and Worrall Covered Bridge may be viewed.

Dorand State Forest is comprised of 518 acres offering views of wildlife, primitive camping, hunting and limited hiking. There are several covered bridges in the area as well as other state forests which offers hunting, hiking and wildlife viewing as well.

Recreation
Dorand State Forest offers 518 acres of woodland in the south-central area of Vermont and is well known for viewing beaver. A few miles south is the town of Grafton which offers sights of the historic Kidder Hill Covered Bridge. Also, east of Dorand immediately off the main artery of SR 103, Bartonsville Covered Bridge and Worrall Covered Bridge may be viewed. Cross-country skiing is enjoyed in winter.

Location
Dorand State Forest is located south of Chester off SR 103 turning right onto Cambridge Port Road.

Climate
Winter daytime temperatures average above 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -8 Celsius). Summer daytime temperatures average above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (above 21 Celsius). Much of the state's precipitation is the result of snow, particularly throughout the mountains. The Places in History Travel Region has an average precipitation of more than 44 inches (more than 112 centimeters). However, along the eastern boundary of this region, precipitation drops between 36 and 40 inches (91 to 102 centimeters).

Address
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-0601

Phone: 802-241-3670

Fax: 802-244-1481

Email: parks@fpr.anr.state.vt.us
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