Location: 48 Salmon Hole Lane, Jamaica, VT Open: Early May – mid-October Activities: hiking, swimming, camping, biking Fees: $4 for adults, $2 for kids Dogs: On-leash, but not in the swimming area
This area was once an important transportation route for the Sokoki Abenaki people, who traveled by canoe between the Connecticut River and Lake Champlain.
Honestly, the railroad story in Jamaica is not a success story. Instead, it’s a story of one mishap after another. You can read more about the West River Railroad by reading the interpretive signs that are located along the West River Rail Trail.