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A beach on Lake Champlain

If you're traveling to Burlington, Vermont on a Summer day and looking for a place to cool down, go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris P
South Florida in Vermont!

Sandy beaches w/out milfoil!? What!!!? Yep. Big long beach that is very gradual and clean... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
John P
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Burlington, Vermont
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  • Average8%
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“nice beach”(7 reviews)
“bike path”(21 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're traveling to Burlington, Vermont on a Summer day and looking for a place to cool down, go swimming and work on your tan, North Beach can satisfy you. It has both facilities and a snack bar. People can stay overnight at their camp...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Sandy beaches w/out milfoil!? What!!!? Yep. Big long beach that is very gradual and clean. Perfect for the littlest of kiddos. When it is hot you can get a creamee (that's like a soft serve but in VT that's what they call it). Lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank John P
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This park is so well maintained! The kids play structure was awesome, the snack bar was great and the lake itself was warm and crystal clear waters. We had a beautiful day!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank steph_L_mtl99
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Plenty of lifeguards, great sand and we love the view of the mountains across the lake. Parking is 8$ per car, but we park at the high school about a quarter of a mile away (yeah, I'm cheap!). There have been times where the beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Benoit N
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The beach was clean and vast. Plenty of room for everyone. Nice restrooms and snack bar available. There were nice shady grassed areas to relax in as well as the sandy beach. There were plenty of lifeguards posted.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan F
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Nice beach close to the bike path. Snack bar food and drinks, restrooms, lifeguards on a sandy beach. Cars pay an entry fee.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WiseManTravels
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent time. Loved that they had bathrooms and consession stands. You can also pack a lunch, they have plenty of picnic tables under a shaded pavilion. There’s sand, grass, a playground for kids and the water is very shallow, so you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SarCarm
Reviewed 26 July 2018

North Beach is unfortunately right down from the waste water plant, and it's often closed. Check to be sure it has a high water quality before you go. The beach itself is nice, and the bath house and snack bar are very nice for public...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank 206lynnm
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Large accommodating North Beach Park has a great atmosphere We were here in early July and the water temperature was refreshing not cold, bottom of the lake is sandy and shallow for a long way out Very pleasant

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D0lbie
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Was not so easy to find but a lovely little hidden gem ..enjoyed once we got there.. cost 8 dollars a day..

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sara J
11 July 2017|
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Response from Creepy21 | Reviewed this property |
I recall seeing people carrying fishing gear, but don't recall seeing people fishing. I assume there has to be, but can't say for certain.
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Patty C
10 September 2016|
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Response from Nathan T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have showers both on the beach and within the campground
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dodiek462
13 August 2016|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no. My understanding is that dogs can be in the grassy park behind the sand but not on the beach and definately not in the water. I saw the lifeguards activity enforcong this.
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