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Stowe Recreation Path

Address: Burlington, VT
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Ranked #5 of 31 Activities in Burlington
Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Biking, Walking, Jogging
Owner description: A paved path stretching 5.5 miles, perfect for joggers, walkers, and bikers.
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Biking, Walking, Jogging
Owner description: A paved path stretching 5.5 miles, perfect for joggers, walkers, and bikers.
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Burlington, Vermont
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Why the Stowe path is listed as # 4 of things to do in Burlington??? It's 30 miles from Burlington and completely different feel. Stowe path has runners, walkers, roller bladers, and wanders through woods, fields (goes past a softball field and farmer's fields.) saw a beaver swimming in the creek that the path has a bridge over. Stowe bike... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This path meanders through Stowe and the surrounding countryside and is a easy and delightful place to take a sort or long bike ride. It is paved, has minimal road crossings and includes a number of wonderful bridges over a creek that winds it way through the woods and hills surrounding Mt Mansfield. We brought our own bikes but I... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

trail along the river, through fields, several wooden bridges, really nice Vermont landscape , a real postcard to several turn of the trail ....

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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a great path that winds between houses, stores and the town- not alongside side the road. Its well maintain and smartly designed. The traffic is Stowe is terrible, so I should have accessed the path from outside the town and walked in. I didn't, so I'm annoyed, and wanted to share my advice with anyone reading this.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The foliage was at its peak. The temps were great for a trek that lasted about 1 hour going up. It was superb

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Burlington, Vermont
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is the best bike path in Vermont. It's a nice long path that winds through the Stowe scenery. It's a fairly flat path with a few non-steep inclines. There are restaurants and shops to stop at along the path, and there is plenty of parking at the beginning and end of the path. There are also little shortcut/hidden paths... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We love to both bike and walk the Stowe path. The best part is going down by the river that it follows to relax, sunbathe,picnic,make rock towers and see some wild life. Exercise as a bonus.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Enjoyed riding this path. Not terribly busy on Monday mid-day. We started at the church and it seemed to us that there was a slight decline on the way back, but maybe it was all in our heads! The path is generally flat, but there are some slight inclines and tight turns. Great path for riders of all ages, and... More 

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A trip to Stowe isn't complete without at least one visit to the recreation path. My husband and teenage kids enjoy riding and I love to walk so I can take photographs. The path is used heavily by bike riders of all ages, but you'll find lots of walker with dogs and strollers and occasional roller bladers and jogged. On... More 

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Spring, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This path is long enough to take a decent bike ride. I believe it is about 5 or so miles long. You can rent bikes hourly at AJ's which is right on the path. I love seeing the babbling brook that runs alongside most of the path. It's a beautiful path and mostly wooded.

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