Summertime? State park time!

Summertime? State park time!

When was the last time you slowed down and took a deep breath of Vermont air, cow manure and all? Too long is our guess? In the remaining days of summer RiseVT wants to connect you with our local State Parks. We’d like to encourage individuals and families to embark...
Ice Fishing in Vermont

Ice Fishing in Vermont

Do you need open water in order to fish? No. Rise Vermont will be talking about ice fishing locally, and how it can be done simply right here in Franklin and Grand Isle counties. Vermont offers the greatest variety of high-quality freshwater ice fishing in New...
Local Ice Rinks

Local Ice Rinks

  It’s February!  Get outside and MOVE!  It can feel darker and colder than many of the months we celebrate in Vermont and we often rise in the dark and come home from work long after the sun has set.  However, there are lots of opportunities now that the...
Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge

What can I do in order to stay healthy throughout these colder winter months? This blog will be focusing on another one of our local areas that has access to hiking and snowshoeing for the community. Snowshoeing and hiking are both great low-expense activities that...
Snowshoeing in Enosburg

Snowshoeing in Enosburg

Wait, it’s almost time for what? You guessed it, snowfall is coming sooner than you can imagine. This blog is going to explore the utilization of snowshoes, how to acquire them, how to use them and most importantly where to use them. For many, taking a leisurely...