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Rent a Bike Ride the Bike Path

Great thing to do - even if you have only a short time in Burlington. I rented an electric bike at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vermontplus
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Fairfield, Vermont
via mobile
Nice, easy and scenic.

The bike path is mostly flat and very scenic. My family took it from Downtown Burlington all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jeanneTarrywile2018
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Danbury, Connecticut
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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.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great thing to do - even if you have only a short time in Burlington. I rented an electric bike at Ski Rack on Lake Street and took a two hours ride on path along the lake - fun, beautiful and a great way to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vermontplus
Reviewed 2 days ago

The bike path is mostly flat and very scenic. My family took it from Downtown Burlington all the way to the end where the ferry launches.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jeanneTarrywile2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love it, from the Lake Champlain view to the Adirondack Mountains over in New York. I've been here 15 years and have NEVER had any issue on the path and it goes a LONG way. Take a camera or cell phone with plenty of storage...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank steven v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just as beautiful as summer, but in a different way. When Lake Champlain freezes over and is safe to walk on a pleasant stroll out to the lighthouse is a favorite weekend activity. Families and friends alike enjoy the walk across the ice where sailboats...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank F2415ACscottr
Reviewed 13 February 2019

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 13 February 2019

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 4 February 2019

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
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GourmetloverKula
27 September 2018|
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Response from Beach523 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It would be best to call the local bike shops for availability: Local Motion and Burlington Segways are 2 shops.
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kmax0925
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.
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D0gger
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.
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