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A nice bike ride

It's a nice over one hour bike ride. No hills, and lots of company makes the bike path a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris P
Outstanding Biking!

Thirteen miles, flat and with outstanding views of the Adirondacks. Be aware that the causeway at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burlington, Vermont
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Converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this easy trail crosses through beaches and parks and offers great views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and the city.
Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice over one hour bike ride. No hills, and lots of company makes the bike path a good leisurely ride. Bring money for a good meal on the waterfront in Burlington while enjoying the view of the lake during the majority of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thirteen miles, flat and with outstanding views of the Adirondacks. Be aware that the causeway at the far northern end can be a real challenge with a headwind.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mgd1281
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really one of the great attractions of Burlington. The view is spectacular, and you can stroll if that's your thing, but it's long enough to get some serious exercise on a bike, run, skate, etc.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nortonclinic
Reviewed 26 December 2018

A path with lots to offer! My colleague and I enjoyed the views of the lake on this ride. Share the path with many other riders and don't forget to stop for photo ops!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MoAuggie
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

This paved walkway is great for strolling, skating jogging and biking. You can do these things for miles and can even take a small ferry across a cut and go for miles more.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EdG153
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This path was excellent! Amazing views along the lake on a well maintained pathway. There's a small boat ride to cross about 200 feet, but you could always use that as a turn around point also.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian J
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The bike path is wonderful in every way possible! A great place to walk, run, bike, rollerblade, swim, fish, hang out, play with your dog. It is safe, clean and well maintained. Going along the causeway is sooo beautiful on a sunny day, no matter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank julieo593
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Local Vermonters know and love this best kept secret. The path is great for biking, skating, running, or strolling with views of the majestic Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain. It's free and a great destination for old and young alike.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank STR57
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The north section of Burlington's bike path is an extremely high quality recreation path for use by all people using all manner of transportation except motor vehicles (rehab of south section underway). Stop signs at cross streets keep racing enthusiasts from getting carried away, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DayTrip277391
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Vermont’s Island Line Rail Trail, formerly known as the Burlington Bikeway, stretches 14 glorious miles from end to end starting in Burlington’s Oakledge Park and ending on Martin Road in South Hero. The trail caters to every audience. It’s wide and flat enough to be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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27 September 2018|
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Response from Michela Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It would be best to call the local bike shops for availability: Local Motion and Burlington Segways are 2 shops.
16 September 2018|
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Response from Lara S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is approximately 15 miles from end to end. You can, however, pick it up in multiple spots to make it longer or shorter.
2 September 2018|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a couple places within a couple of blocks of Waterfront Park. North Star Sports and Local Motion.