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Burlington Bike Path

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Address: Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
Phone Number: 802-864-0123
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Activities: Biking, Running
Description: Converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s...
Converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this easy trail crosses through beaches and parks and offers great views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and the city.
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Great way to see Lake Champlain!

We biked about 26 miles out and back on this bike path. In the city center, the path is in need of maintenance as there are quite a few bumps and holes. As you get farther out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
LazyDaisy42
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Summit, New Jersey
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Summit, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We biked about 26 miles out and back on this bike path. In the city center, the path is in need of maintenance as there are quite a few bumps and holes. As you get farther out, the condition of the path is better, though it becomes gravel. The views are amazing! Definitely worth the trip! We took the Bike... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Worth bringing a bike or renting one to ride this path. About 30 miles round trip from downtown Burlington, this path takes you along the shores of lake champlain and out to a causeway surrounded by water. easy ride, breathtaking views and as good a way to burn off some calories before eating again!!!

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best bike paths I have ever traveled on. I am not an expert biker; it is mostly flat, quiet [in April] and very scenic. I enjoyed my rides immensely.

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Centreville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My dog Lucky and I loved it! Level, goes along the lake and right across from our campground. Direct route to the waterfront by bike, foot and great for walking your dog just be aware of the bikes moving along. It goes right by the beach where there are bathrooms picnic tables and shade trees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A really nice long bike path! Well kept. Goes through many interesting areas and has fantastic views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Gentle hills, great views, friendly folks. So much fun. We rode over ten miles along Lake Champlain through several gorgeous parks. It was a wonderful ride. Highly recommend.

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Burlington, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Burlington bikepath is a well maintained bike path with many beautiful vistas.it goes through several city parks. Several years ago they put a bridge over the Winooski river into Colechester. This extends further north onto the old railroad extension and into Malletts Bay. During the summer weekends there is a boat that spans a gap in the Railway extension... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is both a walking and a bike path, though one does have to watch out for the bikes. Easy walking on paved trail. It's free (though you have to park somewhere), and enjoyable for the whole family. Great lake views and lots of greenery to enjoy. This is a good path for all ages.

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Lido Beach, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

the bike path surrounding the lake had awesome views, mostly flat safe and well marked. There is a ferry during the peak times for bikers who want to go to other islands.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It was getting worked on but was nice. They could trim some of the overgrown bushes etc so that you could enjoy the view of the lake more.

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