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Colchester Bayside to Village Path

Trail Overview

Part of the Champlain Bikeway, this ADA accessible path links up many parts of Colchester and offers views of Lake Champlain.
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Trail Activity
Accessible Experience Walking Bicycling
3.80 miles, One Way
Easy, Moderate
Colchester (VT)
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Located near the southeastern tip of Mallet's Bay, this wide, relatively flat path travels from Bayside Park to Colchester Village. It connects up many Colchester neighborhoods and schools with paved trails and bike lanes on quiet streets, as well as to mountain bike trails behind Colchester High School. Its paved, 10 foot wide surface is suitable for walkers of all abilities, bikes, strollers, wheelchairs, and those with mobility challenges.

Other Information

The portion of Bayside Park on the opposite (north) side of Blakely Road has a beach and associated facilities.

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Colchester online for more information or contact:

Colchester Parks & Recreation

Colchester Parks & Recreation
PO Box 55
Colchester, VT 05446
Phone: (802) 264-5641
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Trailhead Information

For the trailhead at Bayside Park, take Exit 16 on I-89 to US-7 North, the turn left on VT-127 (Blakely Road) at Severance Corners. Go 2.5 miles to Bayside Park. The Park is on both side of the road; the parking lot for the bike path trailhead is on the left.

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