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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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A great way to spend an afternoon!

This is one of the highest rated activities in the Burlington area for good reason. Stunning views of Lake Champlain and surrounding mountains, especially on the causeway near... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Natick, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of the highest rated activities in the Burlington area for good reason. Stunning views of Lake Champlain and surrounding mountains, especially on the causeway near South Hero about 12 miles in. The road gets rather bumpy the further along you go, but otherwise a lovely ride! (Bring a little cash for the ferry to the island! Worth... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Wish we had this in our area. Lovely bike path along the Lake. Mostly flat with a few bumps. Shady most of the way.

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We found the bike path and decided to walk alongside of it, not to disturb the bicyclists. The path hugs Lake Champlain. Just breathtaking views. Such a great way to see everything along the way.

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The bike path is mostly flat and takes you over Lake Champlain on a causeway. The bike path has many places to stop and admire the beautiful water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Feel at ease either reading a book on the benches, doing yoga in grass, or simply strolling on the boardwalk. Extremely accessible and safe. I visit almost everyday.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This 8 mile bike path along an old railroad bed provides great opportunity not only for biking but also for running, walking or roller skating. It is well used, but not crowded. It starts south of town, goes through Waterfront Park, and continues north right beside gorgeous Lake Champlain. A splendid bike bridge connects to further opportunity to explore Colchester... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As others have noted, Local Motion's bike rental (right by ECHO and the visitor center) is super convenient. My husband and I opted for heavy, comfy bikes, not being regular riders, but there were lots of hybrids and sportier (but not road) bikes, and even a couple of tandems to choose from. The path is a good 11 miles long,... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We rented bikes and headed out about 10 am on a Saturday. Beautiful ride, not too crowded, not too challenging. We did about 20 miles and enjoyed stopping to take in the lake views along the way.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Totally a must do while in Burlington. The causeway was beautiful. Bike rental on the path, quick and easy. Our best vacation memory!

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Ashley, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Awesome bike path, fairly level and long. Scenic in places. Not too difficult. Second time on it and liked it. It is busy, but that seems to be how bike trails are.

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Address: Address: Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
Phone Number: 802-864-0123
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington

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