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Rock Point Commons encompasses 130 acres of publicly accessible conserved lands on the shores of Lake Champlain in Burlington, VT. Guests from all walks of life are welcome, whether looking for a place to hike, an overnight stay, or a place to gather and learn with friends. 


Our mission is to cultivate an inclusive, place-based community for education, spirituality, and environmental stewardship. To this end, we partner with groups and individuals who embody these values and we provide access to land, facilities, and resources at Rock Point.

We welcome you to be a part of this community, and we seek to create a space where all feel welcome to participate in this mission.

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With 2+ miles of accessible trails, Rock Point is a hidden gem in an urban setting. This land is private, but is made available to the public for use on designated trails. Guests may access their complimentary trail pass here


In keeping with our mission, Rock Point is home to several educational opportunities including camps, conferences,  youth and adult programs.

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Event spaces, conference center, cabins, chapel, and more comprise this property making it a great, affordable option for your next event or getaway!

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When you donate to Rock Point, you help us preserve our lands and open our doors to the community. As a 501c3 non-profit organization, our work centers around maintaining our trails and ensuring our property and programs remain accessible to all ages for generations to come. 

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Rock Point Commons sits on the unceded and traditional lands of the Abenaki Nation, a tribe of the Wabanaki Confederacy. We honor and acknowledge their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this land while also pausing to express our deep sadness for the painful history of harm done to indigenous people and their removal from this land.


We are grateful for the privilege to gather, learn, and hike on Abenaki land and are committed to continuing to care for this 130-acre sanctuary. We also recognize that this land acknowledgment statement is a small gesture, and we will continue to educate ourselves about the history of these lands and people.

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