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The Insane "On Water" Bike Path 2 Hours From Montreal You Absolutely Need To Conquer

14 miles of pure beauty!
The Insane "On Water" Bike Path 2 Hours From Montreal You Absolutely Need To Conquer

Have you ever dreamt of walking on water like your favourite superheroes? Well, if you're a biking fanatic who's willing to drive only two hours away from Montreal, prepare to be astounded! 

Located in Vermont, Island Line Trail (aka Colchester Causeway) is an epic 14-mile rail trail that you've just gotta experience! You can see all of Lake Champlain as you fly over the water on your bike and create memories of a lifetime.

Island Line Trailis a pretty long bike path, though still labeled as fairly easy and absolutely picturesque! PLUS, they have a ferry that takes you from Colchester to South Hero, Vermont. The causeway between them is a 200-foot gap, so the Island Line Bike Ferry shuttles cyclists across the gap, giving them a little break!

General Information:

Distance: 2 hours away from Montreal 

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Features: Free 14-mile bike path open daily, stunning views, public beaches, natural areas, scenic vistas, and a ferry ride

Ferry Schedules:

SPRING: Fridays & weekends (May 24 - June 9)

SUMMER: 7 days a week (June 14 - September 2)

FALL: Fridays & weekends  (September 6 - October 14)

Ferry Prices:  

Round trip: $8 Adults, $5 Youth 7-17, free 6 & under

One way: $5 Adults and Youth, free 6 & under


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