North Beach

North Beach Park Burlington, VT 05408


Sunrise to Sunset


Yes – Seasonal Restrooms




  • BBQ Grill
  • Bike Path Accessible
  • Pavillions
  • Picnic Table
  • Playground
  • SUP & Kayak Rental

Additional Information About North Beach

North Beach is our largest beach and the only beach with active lifeguards in our summer season. With food concessions, a playground, restrooms with showers, picnic tables and grills, North Beach has something for everyone. During the summer months you can also rent kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards at our vendors kiosk and take full advantage of what Burlington has to offer. The park and beach are open all year.

North Beach is located off of North Avenue, right down the road from the high school and boasts a full campground with available sites for overnight rentals. Learn more about our North Beach Campground.

If you have questions about the Beach or Campground, please call (802)862-0942 or email


Fees are charged from May to October – $6 Resident/$8 Non-Resident for Day. Gates are open from 9am-9pm. Season Passes Available. Access is free if you enter on foot or bike.

Seasonal lifeguards are on duty from 11am – 6pm daily.

North Beach has one shelter available to the public. More information on capacity, rates and amenities. The shelter can be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Check availability online and contact our main office at (802) 865-7247 to reserve.

Kayak & Standup Paddleboard Rentals
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters offers both Kayak and Paddleboard rentals from their beach outpost starting at $25, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM daily (weather permitting). Visit their website for rates and more details:


Free Wi-Fi is made available by Burlington Telecom

Food and Drinks at the Beach (open seasonally)

The Beach House

The Beach House is the only place in Burlington where you can drink and dine right on the beach. Located on North Beach, with easy access to the beautiful Burlington Greenway, the Beach House offers a variety of dishes including salads, burgers, pizza, and snacks. Our Tiki Bar serves local and imported beer, wine, and tropical cocktails. Relax under an umbrella on the patio overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains while enjoying delicious food and refreshing drinks this summer! Throughout the summer The Beach House will host events with local breweries and distilleries, and have live music nights.

The Snack Bar

No shirt, no shoes, no problem at the Snack Bar on North Beach! Order classic summer snacks at the boardwalk window including hot dogs, burgers, chicken tenders, fries, creemees, frozen yogurt and refreshing soft drinks. Quick, easy and tasty lunch options for kids and adults alike.