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Welcome to the Park

A stunning view of Mt. Mansfield forms the background of Mills Riverside Park. This scenic vista is preceded by broad open meadow and is sharply defined by forested South Hill.

Mills Riverside Park encompasses 216 acres of open meadow and wooded hillside with a stunning view of Mt. Mansfield. Over six miles of trail provide non-motorized, recreational opportunities year round. A beautiful post and beam pavilion offers park visitors an area for relaxing away from inclement weather. The pavilion can be reserved for special occasions.

The Lauryn Ashley Stockdale Memorial Fields encompass nine acres of meadow and are available for scheduled athletic play along with general enjoyment. A large pond and the scenic Browns River further enhance the park and offer fishing opportunities. Dog owners will find several acres of “off leash” running area in the park’s eastern meadow. Beyond the rich diversity of this extraordinary land and opportunities to enjoy it, Mills Riverside Park also provides important wildlife habitat for many species.

Location

Mills Riverside Park is located directly off of Vermont Route 15 in the Town of Jericho. Driving North/East on Route 15, just before entering Underhill Flats, you will see the entrance to the park on your right.

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Highlights

JUPD Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting will be held at the Deborah Rawson Memorial Library in Jericho on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Click on this link to read the Official Warning and all of the articles which will be voted on.  AnnualMeeting.pdf

NOTES from the JUPDistrict

The Park District Board of Trustees currently has an opening for a member from Jericho. Please email: JUPDistrict@[remove this text]gmail.com or call 802-899-2693 if you are interested. Our twice monthly meetings are open to the public. Just drop in to the DRM Library at 7 pm on 1st and 3rd Wed. evenings of each month.

MRP Field Guide by Underhill ID Students

3rd and 4th grade students of Tracy Lavallee at Underhill ID ElementarySchool created an electronic field guide of Mills Riverside Park inhabitants-- pond, river and other habitats. They did a wonderful job, check out their slide show, enjoy and learn! Pond Field Guide

Virtual Tour of the Park

Local Eagle Scout Adam Wechsler has produced a virtual tour of Mills Riverside Park full of wonderful photos and two videos. Check it out. It’s worth viewing just to see what Adam has created. We think it’s awesome! See the virtual tour.

Attention Dog Owners

Learn more about our off-leash area and our composting system for dog waste. Read more.

Hours and Park Rules

Check out the operating hours of the park and the park rules on the About the Park page. While you’re there, get a 30-second history lesson about this property!