Paran Recreations – North Bennington, Vermont


Summer Daily Admission:
Adults: $3.50
Kids: $1.00 

Open Times

Memorial Day Weekend to Mid June
Saturday & Sunday 11 am – 6 pm
Mid June to Labor Day Weekend
Open Daily 11 am – 6 pm


Paran Recreations is a locally run not for profit organization dedicated to helping the community enjoy the beauty of Southern Vermont while having healthy and educational fun!

Lake Paran’s seasonal offers include:

Summer Season

  • Swimming
  • Lifeguards on duty
  • Floating raft
  • Small beach and plenty of lawn
  • Canoe & Kayak rentals ($10.00 per hour)
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Charcoal grills
  • Concessions stand with the best grilled cheeses around


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