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Best beaches on Lake Champlain

Boston...
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Best beaches on Lake Champlain

Hi all,

I am looking for the best beaches on Lake Champlain in the Burlington - St Albans area (we are staying in Georgia).

So far I have found several state parks:

Kill Kare

Burton Island

Sand Bar

Grand Isle

Knight Point

How are these? Are there any other good ones I am missing?

Your opinions and input are welcome.

Thanks

Vermont
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for Vermont
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38 reviews
1. Re: Best beaches on Lake Champlain

We really liked Grand Isle State Park. BUT...keep in mind that many beaches don't have sandy bottoms - Grand Isle is all shale. You'll want to bring water shoes with you.

Burlington VT
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2. Re: Best beaches on Lake Champlain

Sand bar or North Beach in Burlington. North Beach actually has sand.

Ormond Beach...
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for Vermont, Ormond Beach
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3. Re: Best beaches on Lake Champlain

Sand Bar us nice and sandy. It's shallow quite a ways out.

Kill Kare, Grand Isle and Knight Point are all fairly similar. Nice open areas with some trees for shade and beaches with a mis of rock and some sand.

Burton Island is pretty unique for camping, or if you're a boater. No cars are allowed - you've got to get there by boat (there's a small ferry). It's a great place if you've got kids IMHO.

Shelburne Farms might have a beach area.... (?)

Enjoy!

4. Re: Best beaches on Lake Champlain

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