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North Beach Park

60 Institute Rd, Burlington, VT 05408-2764
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Shhhhh people with dogs use a section of this! Wonderful

So the South end of North Beach Park is the unofficial Dog beach... a short and beautiful walk from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vermonters4
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Burlington, Vermont
Nice relaxing day

Nice water, clean beach, batjroo.s old and not to great, but they were useable. Snack bar good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
basiama
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Farmington, Connecticut
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
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60 Institute Rd, Burlington, VT 05408-2764
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So the South end of North Beach Park is the unofficial Dog beach... a short and beautiful walk from the Waterfront Park in Burlington. Shhhh.

Thank Vermonters4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice water, clean beach, batjroo.s old and not to great, but they were useable. Snack bar good, rented kayaks and chilled in the water...very nice stay!

Thank basiama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our day here! So relaxing and peaceful. Water was nice and views were spectacular! Kids rented SUPs and tired themselves out! Nice snack bar as well as picnic tables and grills. Looks like it's a very popular place to camp. On a beautiful...More

Thank cmsnyder1328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 11 on a Saturday and the beach was calm and clean. The grassy area in between the beach and parking lot is a nice option for those who want to enjoy the sand. The bathroom was your typical really dirty beach bathroom...More

Thank SweetDee11
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a very nice park. the people working there were very accommodating. The campground has nice places to walk, a great beach, good bath houses. It abuts the waterfront bike/walk trail. It's within easy distance to downtown.

Thank Lindylee2015
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We came here on a recommendation for the fireworks display. The good: The park is clean, and the bathrooms are cleaned 3-4 times daily over this trip that we noticed. Campground is about a 90 second walk from the beach depending on your site location....More

Thank Creepy21
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful guarded beach on Lake Champlain. It can get a bit crowded down by the parking lots and snack stand, but if you hang to the left a bit you'll feel like you have the beach to yourself. As another reviewer stated, it's a bit...More

Thank Andy Z
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Rode bikes to this park and then hiked to some cliffs overlooking the lake. Just gorgeous views. beach is lovely and there are nice picnicking areas. Great place to spend a day, afternoon or evening.

Thank NewYork5family
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is one of many parks along Lake Champlain. North Beach Park is accessible by the bike trail. The "beach" is as hard as rocks and the swimming is okay- but it's a nice place for a picnic and to be at the water.

Thank Localgirl0330
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for a few hours on the lake. Clean, open, shade trees. Also kajak, canoe and paddle surf rental

Thank DonnavRob
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Sara J
10 July 2017|
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Response from Creepy21 | Reviewed this property |
I recall seeing people carrying fishing gear, but don't recall seeing people fishing. I assume there has to be, but can't say for certain.
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Patty C
9 September 2016|
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Response from Nathan T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have showers both on the beach and within the campground
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Dodie K
13 August 2016|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no. My understanding is that dogs can be in the grassy park behind the sand but not on the beach and definately not in the water. I saw the lifeguards activity enforcong this.
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