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Burlington Bike Path

Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
+1 802-864-0123
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Cycling around Burlington and The Islands

Burlington is a very bike friendly city with excellent bike trails that include The Burlington Bike... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael M
via mobile
Wonderful ride

We did more than 30 km until the path ended in the water , beautiful ride, even on the part of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Giulia D
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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” (49 reviews)
“local motion” (57 reviews)
“easy ride” (28 reviews)
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Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Burlington is a very bike friendly city with excellent bike trails that include The Burlington Bike Path and the Champlain bike path. A highlight is the causeway ride that includes a bike ferry to get to South Hero.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did more than 30 km until the path ended in the water , beautiful ride, even on the part of the trail that was unpaved, still wonderful and challenging

Thank Giulia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was an awesome place to visit. Did help that I took my mini Segway with me ;). Grab some maple cream down by the boat docks , it was amazing! Visited church street later that night, was also amazing! Can't wait to visit again!

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented bikes from the local non-profit and spent ~3 hours riding the bike trail and enjoying the parks and photo opportunities. An easy ride, well maintained with lots to do.

Thank JPaul13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful path along the river with a variety of terrains and views. It passes a skate park, some exercise equipment, rocky areas where you can view the water, beach areas where you can go for a swim. It really is a...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A family visit of this location proved to be both fun. There were people of all ages having a good time enjoying the area.

Thank carmax27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Hotel Vermont they have bikes for free for 2 hours. After check in we rode north eventually crossing the Winooski River. It was a beautiful ride mostly in the woods, but with some beautiful views of Lake Champlain

1  Thank renbody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful attraction. We rented the bike there and me, my wife and my kid enjoyed a lot. Along the route there are many other attractions for kids and for family.

Thank I_ukku
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like riding your bicycle on bike paths, this is definitely special. I've been to Lake Annecy in France, Amsterdam, and various other places with lots of bike paths. Still, little Burlington with it's Lake Champlain water front and surprisingly cool bike path just...More

2  Thank btvdan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have the physical ability to ride this path, don't miss out on the chance to do so. It's a fun ride up the trail, with great views of the lake at the end. There are few hills so it's suitable for people with...More

1  Thank Anna P
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Carolyn A
How long would a bike ride for a family of 4 be from the bike rental in Burlington Local Motion store to all the way to the end of the causeway and back be? I need to properly plan my day. Thank you :)
18 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
What's a nice place to stay near this bike path?
16 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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Kathy P
Where can I rent a bike?
28 April 2017|
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Response from taraland | Reviewed this property |
Local Motion Ski Rack
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