Lake Bomoseen is the largest lake within the state boundaries. It is 9.5 miles long and 2600+ acres of summer and winter activities. It has great summer and winter fishing; sailing and power boating in the summer with water skiing and boarding activities.
There is a VT State park on the west side which includes overnight camping, swimming, hiking, etc. There are 3 restaurants lakeshore which can be accessed by boat or car, two of which are open year-round. There are 2 colleges within a 7 mile radius with academic, cultural and sporting events.