U.S. Coast Guard Station Burlington VT is staffed with approximately 25 enlisted men and women. The Station provides the Lake Champlain area with Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement and Ice Rescue services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It also maintains the buoys and other Aids to Navigation located on the Lake. Station Burlington assists about 1,000 boaters each year.
Burlington's area of responsibility includes all 125 miles of Lake Champlain, Coast Guard Auxillary co-ordination for Lake George and Lake Scanadaga, and aids to navigation on Lake Memphramagog in northern Vermont.