Colchester, Vermont

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Colchester is located approximately three miles north of Burlington. The town of Colchester is surrounded by water on three sides including the Lamoille River to the north, the Winooski River to the south, and the jewel of Vermont – Lake Champlain to the west. Marble Island and its beautiful Marina are also located within Malletts Bay.


Colchester offers miles of recreation paths connecting the town to nearby Burlington. The Colchester Causeway, a local favorite, is a 4-mile long, 10-foot-wide path extending across Lake Champlain for walking, biking, and fishing.

In addition to a wide range of boating opportunities, Colchester’s parks provide public lake access all year long – including winter for ice fishing or broomball on the lake.

The town also offers a thriving Parks & Recreation Department with programs for all ages. From a variety of summer camps for kids to adult programs and a variety of seasonal events, the Colchester Parks & Recreation Department engages the community and residents in programs all year long.

Whether you live in Colchester or nearby you certainly don’t want to miss this town’s incredible fireworks display on Independence Day.

Things to do in Colchester Vermont

In the summer, watch a newly released movie at Vermont’s largest historic drive-in movie theater, The Sunset Drive-in, with four screens.

Take in a stage performance at The Saint Michael’s College Playhouse.

Sam Mazza’s Farm Market, Bakery & Greenhouse, a family-owned operation for three generations, hosts a fall festival each year including a corn maze, hayrides, and more on their 350-acre farm.

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Local Schools

Colchester High School 131 Laker Lane, Colchester, VT 05446, Colchester VT
Public District, 9-12
Colchester Middle School 425 Blakely Road, Colchester, VT 05446, Colchester VT
Public District, 6-8
Malletts Bay School 609 Blakely Rd, Colchester, VT 05446, Colchester VT
Public District, 3-5
Porters Point School 490 Porters Point Road, Colchester, VT 05446, Colchester VT
Public District, K-2
Union Memorial School 253 Main Street, Colchester, VT 05446, Colchester VT
Public District, K-2
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