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North Beach Park

60 Institute Rd, Burlington, VT 05408-2764
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Off season

We were there on May 20th... Obviously not the best time of the season, there was not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
kOng2912
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Trois-Rivieres, Canada
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crowded with drunks. Not family friendly

Today was the 3rd time I've been to North Beach where it has been so insanely crowded that I could... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mary t
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  • Average7%
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“snack bar” (13 reviews)
“nice beach” (6 reviews)
“bike path” (20 reviews)
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60 Institute Rd, Burlington, VT 05408-2764
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"snack bar"
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"nice beach"
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"bike path"
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"great swimming"
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"grassy area"
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"close to downtown"
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"picnic tables and grills"
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"either direction"
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"lake champlain"
in 13 reviews
"burlington area"
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"playground"
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"trees"
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"shore"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were there on May 20th... Obviously not the best time of the season, there was not a lot of people, almost boring. Tho, the beach is wide, quiet and offers a great view.

Thank kOng2912
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today was the 3rd time I've been to North Beach where it has been so insanely crowded that I could not find a place to sit with my children. We went down specifically for the playground, but the area in front of the playground has,...More

Thank mary t
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I've been to this beach quite a few times....my first visit was magical but my last visit wasn't so pleasant. Regardless, North Beach Park is really a Burlington treasure. It's close to downtown and yet a world of its own with the lovely majestic Lake...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We ran into this on the bike path and my only regret is that we didn't find it sooner. Lovely beach and park to enjoy the breathtaking views for all ages.

Thank LG6137
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped in to North Beach while visiting Burlington. Admission was $8 for our car, and I believe pedestrians and bikes can enter for free. There were changing rooms available for use and bathrooms and a snack bar as well. The beach was clean and the...More

Thank Shnoogie
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a very relaxing and clean beach. Very accessible for handicap parking and short walk to the beach. Kid friendly with almost no rocks on the shore or in the water.

Thank erika l
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were in Burlington for the weekend , the park has a large beach and clean facilities. Snack bar with some basics and of course beer. Beach can be accessed by car or by bike right off the bike path. We did botth , you...More

Thank BostonRich617
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 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!

1  Thank basiama
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 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
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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
10 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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