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Address: Burlington, VT
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New park located south of downtown on the waterfront.

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Nice picnic spot!

The person who waited on us in the bread shop recommended this place for a picnic. Could imagine it being fantastic in the summer, with beachfront views and even a treehouse!

Reviewed 19 March 2016
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

The person who waited on us in the bread shop recommended this place for a picnic. Could imagine it being fantastic in the summer, with beachfront views and even a treehouse!

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Stony Brook, New York
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I haven't been for awhile, but this lovely park on the lake is hard to beat for sunbathing, a picnic or watching the sun set over the Adirondacks.

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Thank mahomama59
Burlington, Vermont
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This park is HUGE! This is a very fun place to hang out during the summer and early fall. There are beaches, woods, and open green space all connected by well paved paths. The is a treehouse that has nice views of the forest. Very fun!

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Thank SuperSnitch
Natick, Massachusetts
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262 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I've spent so many happy days at Oakledge. It's where I taught my dog how to play frisbee, where I would take a dip on a hot day, jump off a cliff when feeling adventurous, and played softball and kickball many times. It's also a cool spot for snowshoeing and if it's cold enough you can skate right off the... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is not an over crowded beach. Its very clean. It runs just off from the bike path .. Off from Flynn Ave. near Pine St. It has a nice picnic area and is under cover.

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Thank 453anita
Burlington, Vermont
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Love bringing my dog into town and walking the path. Its a nice stretch down to main waterfront!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank upinthemts
East Lansing, Michigan
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77 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nice quite place to take a picnic lunch or sandwich from local deli and relax. Very picturesque setting and easily walked.

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

As an employee of the city, I may be a bit one-sided in my review, but I can say that I have taken many many trips to Oakledge park. I have brought groups of children in all seasons and Seniors in fall and spring. There is a swimming beach, stand up paddling (for a fee) in summer, great views, an... More 

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Wakefield, MA
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stumbled upon this gem when we went to rent SUPs for the day. Inexpensive day parking rate, bocce courts, beach area, plenty of open space for soccer games or family/friends to gather. Lots of people walking or riding their bikes along the paved paths.

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New York City, New York
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73 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Feels a bit more raw than Water Front where you can find locals bath, sunbath, fish, play various field games or just throw a picnic. Great view of the lake. Don't miss the treehouse ;)

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