The WVPD is a non-profit serving the communities of Burlington, Colchester, Essex, Jericho, South Burlington, Williston and Winooski. The WVPD manages over 1,700 acres in 18 parks and natural areas for public use and enjoyment. WVPD parks are open year-round, free of charge and offer hiking, walking, running, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, kayak & canoe access, fishing, swimming, picnic areas and wildlife viewing opportunities. Rent the picnic pavilion at the Ethan Allen Homestead for your next birthday party or family reunion! Attend a community walk with the WVPDs educators to explore a new park or learn about local wildlife. Visit www.wvpd.org to learn more.