Burton Island State Park

2714 Hathaway Point Road
Saint Albans Bay, VT 05481


Burton Island is a 253-acre park off the southwestern tip of St. Albans Point in Lake Champlain’s 'Inland Sea'. The park is accessible only by boat, with the state’s passenger ferry making the 10-minute trip from Kamp Kill Kare State Park.

Facilities/ Amenities/ Services

The park has:

3 miles of shoreline
14 campground tent sites
26 lean-to sites
4 remote tent sites
3 cabins
15 boat moorings
a 100-slip marina with WIFI, dockside electricity and a marine holding-tank pumpout facility
3 restrooms with flush toilets, running water and coin-operated showers
hiking trails
a nature center and museum
The Burton Island Bistro, a small store and cafe serving breakfast and lunch with cold salads and other to-go items. The store also sells camping goods, beer, wine and ice.


Camping: This park has 14 tent sites, 26 lean-to's and 4 remote tent sites. There are also 3 cabins available to rent.
Hiking: There are a number of mostly-flat trails around the island, including a self-guided nature trail.
Swimming: There are plenty of great spots to take a swim in Lake Champlain throughout the island.
Boating: Canoes and kayaks are available to rent.
Fishing: Lake Champlain has lots of great fishing. Burton Island also participates in the Reel Fun Program.
Picnicking: Lots of great picnicking options around the island.
Stand-up Padding Boarding: SUP's are available to rent.
Nature Programs: This park offers nature programs. Please call the park directly for more information.
Volleyball: There is a volleyball net in the day use field.

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