Important: information for hikers during the COVID crisis
Burlington has many wild places to discover. Select either the Map or List view and then click a place for more information.
Trails through diverse forests with rock outcroppings and lake beaches.
A new 5.5-mile marked trail from Salmon Hole Park to Ethan Allen Park.
A web of trails under towering trees offering an escape from the city.
A quiet ravine along Englesby Brook in the South End of Burlington.
Defined by the flooding Winooski River, these preserves are full of wildlife.
Scenic historic park with shady trees, many trails, and Ethan Allen tower.
A newly preserved pocket forest in a neighborhood in the New North End.
An untamed floodplain bog plays home to foxes, bobcats, and waterfowl.
Forests, farms, gardens, trails, and history along the Winooski River.
Trails leading from the beach to upland forest surrounding sports fields.
Boggy in summer and iced over in winter, Long Pond teems with wildlife.
A boggy, thriving forest in the middle of the New North End.
Quiet trails lead from forest to a natural beach below several lake overlooks.
Pollinators and people meet at the beaches, paths, and wetlands here.
With a scenic view from rocky cliffs, trails meander through an old quarry.
Red rocks and river rapids set the scene at this fishing hole.
Scenic lake lookouts and tree planting sites accessed from the bike path.