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Combination anchor and extension of Burlington’s Waterfront Park

There’s so much to see and do at Burlington Vermont’s Waterfront Park it’s sometimes easy to forget... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Austin, Texas
Girls weekend 2017

Community boathouse is a great place to visit. On the water you can catch the Ethan Allen for a... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
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At the centrally located Burlington Community Boathouse Marina, transient boaters will find dockage, services and a fantastic dockside restaurant, Splash. Whether you’re looking for hourly dockage, moorings or overnight dockage, the Boathouse Marina...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 College St, Burlington, VT 05401-5215
+1 802-865-3377
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

There’s so much to see and do at Burlington Vermont’s Waterfront Park it’s sometimes easy to forget all the great benefits of also having the Community Boathouse Marina there - bathrooms, snacks, seating for eating, unobstructed views out onto Lake Champlain, and two levels to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Community boathouse is a great place to visit. On the water you can catch the Ethan Allen for a water tour, catch the ferry, or just sit and enjoy the waterfront. There are rest room accomodations in the boathouse, also the bike and walking trails...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Theresal6162
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Great place for parties, Splash at the Boathouse for a quick bite or dinner, right on the waterfront. Dance and enjoy evening summer breezes off Lake Champlain. Check to see if it's open because bad weather can close it.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Beautiful spot on the shore of lake Champlain .Nice view of the lake ,jetties,lighthouses,and you can even watch the ferry come and go .Lots of activity around here including walking paths and bike paths while looking across lake at the Adirondack mountains in New York.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mrchips545
Reviewed August 17, 2017

the Burlington Boathouse adds to the Beauty of the Burlington Waterfront. We are lucky to have a collection of well functioning sights and places!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vermonters4
Reviewed July 29, 2017

There is always so much happening around the Burlington Community Boathouse. It has so much life in the area, between the boaters, sightseers and special events. The view of the Adirondack mountains across the lake is priceless.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Even if you don't own a boat, you can spend time gazing at the lake and the beautiful Adirondacks and get a snack at the snack bar. OR have a beverage or meal at Splash, the restuarant located at the boathouse

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank esanford01
Reviewed January 17, 2017

One of the main highlights of living in Burlington for me is being able to walk here. During the warmer weather I love to go really early and sit at the end of the dock. You can watch the cloud and enjoy the Adirondacks across...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank TreeVT
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Cold and nippy but bright and invigorating for a walk down from Battery Park the back way to the Waterfront. Heard an early morning bugle call from the Coast Guard buildings. Some folks were walking dogs. The waterfront park and the boathouse were glistening with...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed October 5, 2016

the lake is really beautiful when the sun comes down. I had cuisine on the boat to watch the sun came down and it was a impressive trip.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Ernest L
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Can't answer all of your questions but I do know there are tables to sit at and to the best of my knowledge no prohibition against bringing a picnic of your own. I recall seeing people fishing so I do not believe there is a... More