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Heavenly, but shhhhhhhh! Don't tell anyone!

If you get to go to Burton Island, you will be a very lucky person. This is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Mary S
The best state park in Vermont

Love this place! It is Lake Champlain's own Caribbean isle. You have to take a ferry to come over... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
M. D
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26 Mar 2018
“Heavenly, but shhhhhhhh! Don't tell anyone!”
9 Sep 2015
“The best state park in Vermont”
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

If you get to go to Burton Island, you will be a very lucky person. This is one of the most beautiful & peaceful places on the planet. But please don't tell anyone, since we don't want it to get too crowded!

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Love this place! It is Lake Champlain's own Caribbean isle. You have to take a ferry to come over to this island from Camp Kil kare State park it is 7$ each way which is pricey for the day. The camp sites vary from basic...More

2  Thank M. D
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My family and some friends visited Burton Island on a weekday in August and we had a very nice time. We arrived by boat and had no problem docking in the marina. We had a picnic lunch at one of the picnic tables on the...More

1  Thank JoyKM
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This was our first trip to Vermont and I am so glad we decided to camp at Burton Island. It was a relaxing four days of living outside and cooking by the campfire. The park and surrounding area is absolutely beautiful. Everyone was friendly including...More

Thank meghails
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Loved the uniqueness of no cars on the island... arrived on Friday at 1ish at Kill Kare park to ride the short 5 minute ferry ride to Burton (crosses 7 times a day, depending on weather/lake level, $4 per person each way, 3 yr &...More

1  Thank Goatette
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Note that this is NOT based on last year. Last year, the campground was flooded & my reservation was canceled. I was very disappointed, but it wasn't their fault. I have gone to Burton Island every year (except 2011) to go camping. First thing, since...More

2  Thank VermontTx
Reviewed 10 February 2011

This is far and away my Family's Favorite camping spot. Only Assateague Island in MD comes close. My always stay at the Alder Lean-to. The site provides private lake access and a large grassy campsite. It easily accommodates a large screen room, a few tents...More

4  Thank Joey2525
Reviewed 19 July 2010

Burton Island is one of the best camping spots we have ever visited. One thing that makes it really unique is NO CARS. You must take a ferry, or bring your own boat to the island. Taking the ferry is convenient and simple. There is...More

1  Thank BeenthereAdirondack
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