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A group of Vermont Fish and Wildlife employees and representatives from conservation organizations walk through the Sandbar Wildlife Management Area in Milton Sept. 10.

MONTPELIER — The annual Vermont Days Weekend will be held this coming weekend, June 12-13, offering an opportunity to celebrate the arrival of summer and to explore Vermont’s fishing, state parks and historic culture. 

As the state continues its push to 80% of eligible Vermonters receiving their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, walk-up clinics will be held at numerous state parks across the state.

All Vermont State Park day-use areas and all state-owned Historic Sites will be open at no charge. Saturday is free fishing day, the one day of the summer when anyone can fish in Vermont without a license. It’s also a day for history: the Vermont History Museum in Montpelier will offer free admission on Saturday, June 12.

“Vermont Days is a great opportunity to get out and explore the state, especially this year when we are all looking forward to spending time with friends and family again,” said Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing Commissioner Heather Pelham. “This weekend also invites people to try something new and discover the amazing experiences available at our State Historic Sites and State Parks.  We hope those Vermonters who have yet to get vaccinated, will consider visiting a pop-clinic during their outdoor adventures this weekend.”

State Parks hosting vaccine clinics this weekend:

Friday, June 11

  • Lake Shaftsbury State Park, Shaftsbury – 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Saturday, June 12

  • Emerald Lake State Park, East Dorset - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Alburgh Dunes State Park, Alburgh - 11:00am to 3:00pm
  • Boulder Beach State Park, Groton - 11:00am to 2:00pm
  • Carmi State Park, Enosburg Falls – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Jamaica State Park, Jamaica – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Silver Lake State Park, Barnard – 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Waterbury Center State Park, Waterbury – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, June 13

  • Bomoseen State Park, Castleton – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Branbury State Park, Brandon – 11:00am to 2:00pm
  • Camp Plymouth State Park, Ludlow – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Crystal Lake State Park, Barton – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Elmore State Park, Elmore – 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Grand Isle State Park, Grand Isle – 1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Kill Kare State Park, St. Albans – 11:00am to 1:00pm
  • Lake St. Catherine State Park, Poultney – 11:30am to 1:30pm
  • Quechee State Park, Hartford – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Sand Bar State Park, Milton – 10:30am to 12:30pm

For more information on Vermont Days, visit  For additional walk-up vaccine sites visit

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