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Nice lakefront ride in Burlington

section of bike path right in Burlington. The whole thing runs quite a ways south to North. I've... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
stan l
Timbuktu, Mali
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Great history!

What a great place to go for a bike ride! Lake Champlain is so beautiful in Vermont. Not too many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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 3 days ago via mobile

section of bike path right in Burlington. The whole thing runs quite a ways south to North. I've heard you should go all the way up to the causeway. Lots of places to stop along the water. Nice beachfront Park. A bit crowded right around...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great place to go for a bike ride! Lake Champlain is so beautiful in Vermont. Not too many hills and lots of beautiful sights!

Thank MrBlueSkyNM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely, flat, paved and hard-packed dirt path that ambles from city to suburb to wide open lakeside causeway. You can even take a little bike ferry to continue out to South Hero Island and ride along the road to a “not to...More

2  Thank Dana B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The path is in great shape with many areas to stop and see the sights, rest, and take some photos. There is a beach to relax on half way up the path. Must bee in Burlington

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a fantastic that path travels along then lake. It reaches from Burlington to the Champlain islands, with numerous numerous food, beverage and bike rental options (see Skirack) available in the Burlington near the lake. The path is mostly flat and you can choose to...More

1  Thank Vermont4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I live in Burlington. So we take this wonderful resource for granted. But this weekend - the second weekend after Labor Day to ride ur twice. We rode from the Boathouse at the foot of College Street past the Winooski River bridge....More

Thank dmount2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rode bikes out to the causeway and back on an unusually hot day and was still a good experience as the breeze from the lake cooled us down. Would keep this in mind for spring or fall trip and be sure to bring a jacket.

1  Thank Lara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect way to spend a summer day! Not too crowded and the people we did encounter were pleasant and respectful. Cycling with water on both sides of the trail was heavenly and seeing boaters, birds, and bicyclists all out enjoying the summer was heart...More

3  Thank BeautifulFernweh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bike shop right by the ferry terminal was fabulous. The trail is absolutely beautiful and not too difficult. Pack a snack/lunch & plenty of water because there is not much along the way!

1  Thank apmm67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the Burlington Bikeway. We are planning on returning either this fall or later spring with our kids and grandkids for the weekend. Points of interest, workout areas for those that may loose interest along the way and gorgeous views of Lake Champlain. Everyone...More

Thank Deb P
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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.
27 July 2018|
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Response from vtretiree2016 | Reviewed this property |
Daily through Labor Day. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after Labor Day until Columbus Day.