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Burlington Waterfront Trail

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Address: Lakeshore Road east and North Shore Blvd. West | Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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Amazing Trail In Burly

The waterfront trail is fantastic for all to check out. It is right on Lake Ontario and great for walking, biking or jogging. The trail is great in all seasons - extremely popular... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Jason W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The waterfront trail is fantastic for all to check out. It is right on Lake Ontario and great for walking, biking or jogging. The trail is great in all seasons - extremely popular in the summer. Check out this great outdoor activity spot!

Thank Jason W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of Canada's fun day outing walks... Well worth it as are the nearby restaurants and downtown Burlington Resources there is a new pier that goes out into Lake Ontario - also fun

Thank John G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even in winter I love this trail. Dress warm because the lake effect winds are cool in the winter. But amazing ice builds up and makes natural sculptures for you to enjoy. I am so glad that we have access to such a wonderful place to walk here in our city. It's a whole different experience depending on what season... More 

Thank Lisetteki
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did this bike ride this late summer and loved it. It was easy flat road, we came from the Hamilton side and had a little problem crossing over the road to the bridge, but once that was done it was fine. We rode to Spencer Park and back and stopped at Hutch's on the way for... More 

Thank picturetaker45
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The City of Burlington has done a fastanstic job in perserving the waterfront for its residents and visitors. The pier is a lovely walk out on to the lake and the light colours at night are lovely. The park area for adults and childrent is a great place. There is an outdoor skating rink in the winter and a splash... More 

Thank Mapeleafgirl
Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walk this trail/pathway every morning for at least 5 km. It's peaceful with the lake lapping just steps away; in the spring/summer, the greenery is wonderful and in winter it's spectacular with frozen ice chunks piled up on shore. Great for young and old alike; people always say "good morning" and are always enjoying their time spent on the... More 

Thank Betty Ann C
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

After the meal at Saigon on Brant we took a walk to the lake, we met some lovely couples and exchange Christmas greeting , we have wonderful time in Burlington.

Thank CheoTran
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Love this beautiful city and the people here are so friendly and warm. It's so peaceful not too much noises and so clean compared to Toronto.

Thank love269
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

love to walk this trail has many different areas to just be alone or share with others it is also good for small and teen children the sound of the lake is so coming and trickle the land scape is done and trees all I can say it is a lovely trail

Thank Z7384YQlisaa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Its a great walk and a wonderful activity for families or couples. Its free and pretty especially around summer time.

Thank Jennifer S

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