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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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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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Such a fun day!!

Great bike ride for a family. Easy terrain, interesting views and just fun. Plan to spend a couple hours if you want to go from downtown all the way to ferry. We stopped at North... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great bike ride for a family. Easy terrain, interesting views and just fun. Plan to spend a couple hours if you want to go from downtown all the way to ferry. We stopped at North Beach, which is lovely. Would be great to take a picnic and bike around, then stop there to relax. Loved it!!

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I rented some bikes (go to Mallet Bay Bike shop and worked with Charlie-great guy!). Biked a short distance on a main road to get to the Bike Path. Beautiful ride out on the causeway and took the little bike ferry ($8.00 each roundtrip). The views are spectacular!

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Richmond, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I rented bikes for 4 hours at Local Motion (slow service but helpful). Price was $25/each. We put the bikes in the back of our SUV and headed to Leddy Park where we parked for free and had just enough time to ride on the path all the way out to the end of the Causeway and... More 

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Mishawaka, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice path but not all lake views. The path does go through town and a couple not so nice areas. Most of it is paved but the north end is gravel.

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Thank Bernard B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent hours walking through Burlington and the bike path was beautiful. It was very clean and well maintained and a gorgeous place for a walk.

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Greenland, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though part of the path wa scheduled for repaving in a day or two this was one of the most enjoyable paths we have ridden the causeway part is awesome and we will go back again but i was surprised by the rudeness of a few walkers/joggers who walked or ran side by side and forced me to have... More 

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Isla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bike path is the old railroad trail from the Green Mtns to town. Miles of path along & OVER the lake, really spectacular!! Plenty of places to rent bikes at the lakefront. Most of the ride is fairly flat , some moderate up & down ... Nothing severe, great day of fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I usually run and bike from Waterfront Park up to the dog park. It's about a 7 mile trek back and forth, perfect on a beautiful day. Nice mix of sunny spots with shade. Take some time to explore!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a couple of mile walk after my meeting and it was a very relaxing stroll. Nice views of the lake during the walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, I am not one for views personally but even I got exited to be on this magical bike path. If you have some time then take the path all the way from Burlington up to South Hero Island. At the north side of Burlington you can go to some of the best sandy beaches of Lake Champlain and as... More 

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