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Address: Burlington, VT

New park located south of downtown on the waterfront.

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Great for a more quiet picnic or relaxing on beach.

Great place for kids and family (even a dog park). Children's playground, tennis courts, huge tree house, great for picnics, walking trails or just lounging on the different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Burlington, Vermont
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Burlington, Vermont
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great place for kids and family (even a dog park). Children's playground, tennis courts, huge tree house, great for picnics, walking trails or just lounging on the different beaches accessible to all. I believe there is an $8.00 per car fee.

Thank Kmc5912
Burlington, Vermont
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126 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Sunsets, Vollyball, Bocce Ball, Tennis, Fishing, Biking, Grilling, Picnicking, and much more. Oakledge is a popular destination with locals and tourists alike. One a nice summer day it will be filled with people enjoying the weather and eventually the beautiful sunsets that Burlington has become famous for. Dont miss it!

Thank Wilson S
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were looking for a nice picnic spot and looked up on Trip Advisor for nice parks to go to. We picked Oakledge after some shopping in downtown Burlington. It was very inviting and we found a picnic table to sit at even though it was quite busy. It was relaxing sitting for awhile watching the swimmers and people doing... More 

Thank jetelena
Silver Spring, Maryland
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We loved it here! We went on a warm August day. The water is shallow for a long way out, and the waves are small, and it was surprising warm, so it's a great place for young kids. There are trees lining the beach so we were able to set up our blankets in the shade. The lake is gorgeous.... More 

Thank NotYourBroom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I've been looking for a nice place to swim in Burlington for a while now, and I've finally found it. The water is clear and beautiful, and it's great for swimming, floating, cliff jumping, paddle boarding, and kayaking. Although there is not a very big sandy area, the rocks are large and flat enough that it is very comfortable to... More 

Thank Julia D
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

There's a good amount to do at oakledge. I've been coming to this park my entire life. There's tennis for tennis players, bocce for bocce fans, grills for cookouts, places for groups to reserve and have an event. There is lots of space and woods trails to walk through. There is a treehouse for fun or for hobos to sleep... More 

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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Oakledge is my favorite place to go for a swim, watch the sunset, have a picnic, or read my book in the summer.

Thank Gemma C
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49 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

From beautiful, ice-covered rocks in the winter to the large tennis court used in the summertime, Oakledge has it all. If you're looking to hose a picnic, BBQ, tennis match, outdoor party, or just go swimming, definitely check Oakledge out.

Thank Willa C
Northampton, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is an awesome beach located right off the bike path. Great sunsets, there are two sandy beaches and a large grassy area that over looks the lake as well as pavilions and a little playground. you can bike or walk in for free otherwise there is a small charge to park in the parking lots. great beach to bring... More 

Thank kbronie
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78 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Oakledge has it all, swimming, paddleboarding, tennis, bocce, barbequeing, all with the backdrop of Lake Champlain and the majestic Adirondack mountains. There's a daily usage fee for locals and visitors, though some park on the road on the road leading into the park for free and walk in. There is also an accessible tree house and a children's play area.... More 

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