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“Nice park to watch the sunset” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Oakledge

Oakledge
Burlington, VT
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Ranked #12 of 25 Attractions in Burlington
Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Swimming
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Owner description: New park located south of downtown on the waterfront.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Nice park to watch the sunset”
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 I've never really seen at a beach park. You can bring a picnic- plenty of available tables, but no concessions. The bathrooms were neither well stocked nor clean, but they do have them. Check out the earth clock as the sun goes down. You stand on a specific place and the shadow of your body shows the time pretty accurately. There was a playground, which was pretty average. Be careful as you walk through the park because the bike path is very narrow and it is being used by everyone. The best part for us was staying until sunset. I had heard the sunsets on this lake were gorgeous and they truly won't disappoint. Good place to enjoy the outdoors.

Visited July 2013
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Burlington, Vermont
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“Awesome beach space”
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!

Visited July 2012
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Delray Beach, Florida
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“Great spot for Fireworks on July 3rd.”
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 !

Visited July 2012
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Vermont
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“Picturesque. Cool off with a swim.”
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 the water. Could be crowded on weekends, since it is on the edge of Burlington city limits.

Visited May 2012
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Anghiari, Italy
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“another great summer place to visit.”
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.

Visited June 2011
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