Recreation

From bicycling, fishing, hunting, paddling, sailing, boating, horseback riding to cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling, Newport Vermont is a mecca of outdoor recreation year 'round.

Al's Snowmobile Parts

Al's Snowmobile Parts and Showroom

There's nothing like seeing Newport from the saddle of a snow machine!  Al's Snowmobile Parts and Showroom offers Artic Cat, Ski-Doo, Polaris and Yamaha machines perfectly decked out to make your winter season sing in the snow!  They also carry a full line of parts and accessories to keep your snow machine humming through the season.  Al's also carries the warm clothing you need to keep you out and about on your favorite sledding trails in the coldest conditions.  Neck warmers, hats, gloves, helmets and other safety gear are at the top of your list at Al's Snowmobile Parts and Showroom.

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Services

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Clyde River Recreation

Clyde River Recreation Newport VT

There is no better way to get close to nature than by seeing Newport Vermont by water.  Breathtaking vistas surround our waterways from the mighty Lake Memphremagog to our gentle Clyde River. You can rent boats, kayaks or canoes from 2 different locations:

  • Boat rentals & river trips available in West Charleston 
  • Boat rentals on the Newport City Dock  

We encourage fishing, group paddles with friends, bird watching, or just a quiet get away for 2 here in northern Vermont. 

Water sports are a great way to see the Northeast Kingdom.

Category: Recreation Spring/Summer

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Eagle Point Wildlife Management Area

Minutes away from downtown Newport by bicycle (using the recreation path from Newport) or automobile, you will find the precious Eagle Point Wildlife Management Area (WMA) at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, a 420 acre parcel located along the eastern shore of Lake Memphremagog on the United States-Canada border, in Derby Vermont. The WMA is located approximately five miles north of Newport City on the Eagle Point Road. It is owned by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and managed by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department in partnership. 

Category: Arts and Culture, Attractions, Education, Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer

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Eden Dog Sledding

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Only 50 minutes from Newport you'll find a year-round dogsledding tour center in Eden Mills, Vermont! For the romance. For the family. A different adventure for you.Eden Dog Sledding offers educational sledding adventures for families or couples Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall!

Our goal is to provide a healthy, happy home for our dogs while giving guests of all ages a hands-on, educational, breath-taking experience.

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer

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Jay Peak Resort

Jay Peak Resort Tram Newport VT

Jay Peak is a 4 season resort offering some of the best skiing and riding in the East, a Championship Golf Course, the newest indoor skating arena in Vermont (the Ice Haus), and soon, the only indoor waterpark in the state - the Pump House. The resort includes affordable lodging options ranging from studio suites to 5-bedroom condominiums. The newest properties include the Tram Haus Lodge, Hotel Jay & Conference Center and Golf & Mountain Cottages. Chose from slope-side, course-side or pool-side accommodations.

Category: Attractions, Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer

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Kingdom Dog Park

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The goal of the Kingdom Dog Park is to establish a fenced in, off leash dog park where well-behaved canine citizens can exercise in a clean, safe environment without endangering or annoying people, property or wildlife. To develop a beautiful, well maintained space open to all dog lovers and friends who are willing to uphold the park's rules and restrictions. To view this park as a community project, in partnership with the Town of Derby, designed to satisfy the needs of dog owners and non-dog owners alike.


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Kingdom Trail Associations

Welcome to Kingdom Trails in Northeast Vermont, a multiple-use trail system unlike any other and recently voted as the BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL NETWORK in North America by Bike Magazine in their annual Reader's Poll. We were also the Editors' Choice in the 2011 edition of the Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England. We operate these non-motorized trails year-round with opportunities for all levels of ability.

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer

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Kingdom Velo Group

Newport City Renaissance Corporation Kingdom Velo Group

Kingdom Velo Group is an informal organization of area residents sharing a common interest in recreational cycling.  Presently there are about 20 members of the organization.  Sometimes the group participates in organized events such as the century rides of the Tour de Kingdom or The Prouty.  More frequently, when the weather is right, an e-mail a day or two in advance lets everyone in the group know when and where a few in the group will be riding, so others can join in if they are free.  New members are welcome.

Category: Recreation Spring/Summer

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Louis Garneau Factory Outlet

Louis Garneau

For all of you cyclists (recreational and competitive), triathletes, runners, cross-country and alpine skiers - don't miss this amazing opportunity to get the very best deals on the state-of-the-art Louis Garneau design and quality clothing and accessories.

Manufacturer of cycling apparel, helmets, shoes, and accessories. Also offers clothing and accessories for triathlon, running, cross-country skiing, and alpine skiing as well as snowshoes.

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer, Shopping

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Missisquoi Valley Arabian Equestrian Center

Missisquoi Valley Arabian Equestrian Center

Missisquoi Valley Arabian Equestrian Center is family owned & operated. We are a fully service facility offering something for everyone.  We have been in business since 1986.

Wagon rides for hire! Call to schedule for your special event.

Located at 1877 Rt 105 Newport, VT
Open daily from 8AM to 6PM.

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer

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Mr. O's Sporting Goods

Mr. O's has been in business since 1981 and has built a reputation as one of the best places in the Northeast Kingdom to purchase all your hunting and fishing sports needs. Mr. O's carries firearms by Remington, Savage, Weatherby, Marlin, Winchester, Ruger and can obtain just about any rifle or shotgun in production today.  Mr. O's also carries hunting clothing, archery by Mathews, Browning and PSE, and fishing equipment to catch the big one!

Monday - Thursday 08:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
 Friday 08:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
 Saturday 08:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
 Closed Sunday

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer, Shopping

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Newport Country Club

Newport Country Club & Golf Course

Newport Country Club

A Northern Vermont Golf Course in Vermont's Beautiful Northeast Kingdom 

Since 1923, golfers have been enjoying the course at Newport Country Club in Newport, VT.  The layout maximizes the spectacular views of the South Bay, Jay Peak, and Lake Memphremagog toward Owl's Head and Canada, and has approximately 6,500 yards of rolling fairways and user-friendly greens for golfers of all levels of experience.

Category: Attractions, Recreation Spring/Summer, Shopping

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Newport Marine Services

Newport Marine Services

Newport Marine Services is essential for your boating recreation on Lake Memphremagog. Owned by Amy & Bob Kerr since 2002, Newport Marine Services provides boat slips for sale, fuel and a shop with the what you need for your boat's excursion short or long. They also have 2 pontoon boats to rent for half-day or whole day so you, too, can get out on this international lake. NOTE: The rental boats cannot cross the border into Canada.

Category: Recreation Spring/Summer, Services, Shopping, Travel/Transportation

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Newport Parks and Recreation

The mission of the Newport Parks & Recreation Department is to provide the citizens of Newport with a broad selection of high quality recreational opportunities through facilities and programs and to enhance the quality of life for all ages.

Category: Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer

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Newport State Airport (EFK)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Vermont State Aviation Program

EFK Airport Directory (AirNav.com)

Current Weather (Flightaware.com)

Category: Attractions, Recreation Fall/Winter, Recreation Spring/Summer, Services, Travel/Transportation

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