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Burlington Bike Path

Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
+1 802-864-0123
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The bike ferry was great!

We began in South Hero where we parked the car. It's about a mile to the bike ferry. The ferry was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BethWallace
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Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States
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Stunning views. I'm a local resident, blessed to have the bike path accessible to me every day... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liz3668
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Essex, Vermont
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“south hero” (51 reviews)
“local motion” (58 reviews)
“easy ride” (29 reviews)
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Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We began in South Hero where we parked the car. It's about a mile to the bike ferry. The ferry was great. We rode about 8 miles from the ferry to Leddy Park. The park is just ok, but we stopped there to swim, bathroom...More

Thank BethWallace
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning views. I'm a local resident, blessed to have the bike path accessible to me every day. Wonderful for running, walking, biking.

Thank Liz3668
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even under construction, the path is very accessible for the whole family. Plenty of places to rent bikes if you are visiting from out of town. The Lake Champlain views make the ride exceptional.

Thank Jane3505
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great bike path. It's well-maintained and a nice ride. There is a long causeway out onto Lake Champlain that is particularly unique and beautiful.

Thank chandrao46
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a GORGEUS path that starts on the lakefront of downtown and makes its way all the way up to South Hero - over 20 miles round trip to do the entire thing! The best part is the Colchester Causeway; you're on a simple...More

Thank HurricaneLuke88
Reviewed 6 days ago

The bike path is easy, fun, and a must-do in Burlington. Honestly, it is the best way to experience the lake and get a great work-out in the meantime. Don't fret the temporary detour. You basically go down Main Street for half a mile and...More

1  Thank royaltyblue7
Reviewed 6 days ago

There was construction on the path when we were there, so the ride was not as enjoyable as usual, but it otherwise makes for a very pleasant ride. Do ride all the way to the Colchester Causeway and along the Causeway (at least until the...More

Thank icopnick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented bikes at Local Motion and headed off on the trail. It's a flat ride. Once you get on the causeway you will need USD8 per person for a round trip ticket on the bike ferry to take you to South Hero. Not much...More

1  Thank cpurdye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful path along lake Champlain good for bikes and walkers! Gorgeous places to sit and hang out Swinging chairs... I just wish there was more shade!

Thank Mollyh123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding a bike around Burlington is probably the best way to see it. The bike path ties it all together with the parks and the lake.

Thank DogDoggie
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Christy G
8 July 2017|
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of good bike shops right up the street from the path. North Star Sports, at 100 Main St., had excellent service when we went there.
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Carolyn A
17 June 2017|
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Response from LaurieMcL1959 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Well, it's hard to know, w/o knowing the age of your kids and how fast/slow you bike. You should know that the bike path goes by North Beach (with toilets, a snack bar (in season), a nice playground and a lovely sandy... More
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Gail W
15 June 2017|
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Response from travellightVermont | Reviewed this property |
The Marriott Courtyrd on Cherry Street Burlington is a good bet. Hotel Vermont is a treat for a modern upscale downtown hotel. One of a Kind Bed and Breakfast is a small and lovely B and B right near the bike path as well... More
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