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Oakledge

Burlington, VT
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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Burlington
Type: Parks
Activities: Biking, Swimming
Description: New park located south of downtown on the waterfront.
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Cherry Valley, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I have been to Oakledge park on multiple occasions. It is a wonderful place during the fair weather seasons. There are many paths to hike and run. Many of the paths lead to private swimming holes, or wonderful views of Lake Champlain. You can get some of the best views of the lake from this park. There are tennis courts,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I've been visiting Oakledge Park for years, since my mom lived within walking distance. The best time to visit is in the summer, you can take full advantage of it's proximity to Lake Champlain. Take a walk along the rocks, and you'll find many that are large flat slabs --- perfect for a picnic, sunbathing, or swimming. The path takes... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Looking out over beautiful Lake Champlain you can see all the way to the Adiorandak Mountains of New York State on the other side, 12 miles across. In the lake you can see Juniper Island, four miles out, on the Vermont side, and the Four Brothers Islands beyond that. Between Shelburne Point and Juniper Island you can see Rock Dunder,... More

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Haifa, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

You can go for a picnic, walk, bike, swim, surf, or even get married ! The most beautiful park in Burlington!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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374 reviews 374 reviews
243 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

You have to pay to park here, so once you're here, you might as well enjoy everything. We walked to the beach, which is quite small, but of course the lake is large enough and on a hot day, the water feels great. You could rent those boards you stand up and paddle on. There were so many dogs, which... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Great place to go in the summer, beach, rock, and green space. Watch out for zebra mussels around the rocks! Dogs welcome!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We enjoyed Oakledge as a spot for a pre-fireworks picnic and then walked to "the point" for viewing the Fireworks !

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Vermont
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

The water is cold in Lake Champlain, so if you pick a hot day, you will be glad to cool off. Slate ledges line the 'beach', which is rocky. Best to have swim shoes, crocks, or something along that line. Views are nice. There is a charge for parking at this park, and a short walk (about 3 minutes) to... More

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Anghiari, Italy
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Lake Champlain is my favorite lake in the US and Oak Ledge is a fun place to visit.

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So. Burlington, VT
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

I love having a picnic here, tossing a football by the lake. One could enjoy swimming, volleyball, tennis. There are shelters for large groups, picnic tables and grills for smaller gatherings. You can grill out right by the lake. There's a small beach for swimming, and it's located right on the bike path. They do charge a parking fee, so... More

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