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Stowe Recreation Path

Address: Burlington, VT
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Burlington
Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Walking, Jogging
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Owner description: A paved path stretching 5.5 miles, perfect for joggers, walkers, and bikers.
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English first
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stumbled across this while out walking north of town. This is a very popular path used mostly by bikes and skaters. A little more rugged north of town than a regular paved bath but nothing serious - anyone can ride it. A great resource and fits the Burlington rep.

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Derry, New Hampshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

You don't need a bike to enjoy this path. Go as long or as little as you like. The trail is beautiful and walkable for all ages. We very much enjoyed our trip along the trial and people were very respectful whether they were on bikes or walking. Take your water bottles and sun screen in case you want to... More

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Underhill, Vermont
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We've bicycled and run on this path for several years. It can be crowded on the weekends, but that's to be expected given how great the path is to cycle on. Even though it's uphill as you head up the mountain, the grades are gentle and it is fine, even for the youngest cyclists. The bridges are a but narrow,... More

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