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Great path

We had a great couple of hours on a very cold day following this path and then along the causeway... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
tetchy
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London, United Kingdom
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Nice Bike Path with some exercise equipment.

Nice bike path in general. We enjoyed the work out equipment located along the way. This trail... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
ManitouExpert
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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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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 25 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great couple of hours on a very cold day following this path and then along the causeway which was extremely windy but what a view would recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tetchy
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Nice bike path in general. We enjoyed the work out equipment located along the way. This trail allows you very near the lake.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The Burlington Bike Path is a true gem as it winds it’s way to the causeway leading to the Bike Ferry and easy access to the Islands. Thank you, Vermont, for repairing the damage to the causeway from this winter’s storms. A huge asset in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We hired an electric bike and normal bike from North Star Sports on Main St. They were very helpful and bikes were good quality. Pack some food from August Bakery (great food) a block from bike shop, as there is nothing on the bike trail....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ANDREW L
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Was visiting a friend in Burlington on an early Autumnal sort of day and had some time to spare so I took a stroll down to the bike path because I'd been told it really is a very pleasant bit of lake-side enjoyment. To begin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoupNordique
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Whether walking or riding, this bike path is a great way to see the lake and the mountains - on either side! In season you can take a short ferry on the causeway and extend your ride. The ride North from downtown is a great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Jack M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I travel on this bike path from April until snow flies, sometimes into mid to late November. It is very safe as well as having spectacularly beautiful views of the Adirondack Mountain of New York state.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rowena A
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a number-one family-friendly destination in Burlington. You can rent bikes at Loca-motion or bring your own! Get amazing views of Lake Champlain and stop at North Beach or Leddy Beach on your trip for a dip. North Beach even has a fun playground...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank babyquipBurlington
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Rented bikes by the lake downtown. Very nice people at the bike shop. 20 miles round trip to the end where the bike ferry docks and back to DT. Half of the trail was unpaved. Pretty ride, but tough ride on a rental bike!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sadieh923
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a beautiful place to bike! The lake and mountains are so gorgeous. It’s also easy so I could have biked all day!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank houseC
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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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