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Address: MA
Phone Number: 781-316-3090
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This 10-mile paved path covers part of the route of Paul Revere's midnight...

This 10-mile paved path covers part of the route of Paul Revere's midnight ride.

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Bike adventure

Excellent dedicated bike path with just a few distruptions. Lots of entry points in Somerville, Cambridge and Arlington. Nice mix of bikers, runners and walkers.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
Tom G
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent dedicated bike path with just a few distruptions. Lots of entry points in Somerville, Cambridge and Arlington. Nice mix of bikers, runners and walkers.

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Lexington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Walk or bike from Bedford Lexington line to Lexington center for breakfast or brunch - very relaxing. This is a great family activity with lots of places to stop and enjoy nature. most people are friendly and courtesy.

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Thank hsunheih
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Massachusetts bike community worked for years to get this old railroad track turned into a bikeway. The good news is: they persisted and won. The bad news is: all those neighbors who resisted it for years now think it's a wonderful place to do just about everything except bike. It's delightful at the right times, and more and more... More 

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Thank Brian M
Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This Bikeway is great for Arlington, Sommerville, Lexington and Bedford residents and just for anybody who likes outdoors, its nicely groomed and has nice medow on Lexington line, some folks bike right to Alewife Station where they can park their bikes and take subway to Boston.I am very grateful tio live so close by it.

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Thank acherk
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This like most bike trails can be very busy during peak hours. There is one drawback; cyclists, runners, and walkers are left to separate themselves and not everyone knows the rules of the road.

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Massachusetts
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301 reviews
71 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Rose from Bedford through Lexington to the Starbucks in Arlington - very relaxing. This is a great family activity with lots of places to stop and enjoy nature (and not too many "serious" bikers that focus on themselves and how fast they can go at the expense of everyone else...)

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Yes, it's busy on the weekends, but generally I go during the week so I can enjoy and easy, tree-lined ride through this picturesque area. There are places to stop as you go although you have to get off the path for most of them) and it's very pleasant to see the leaves as they turn and return. I've been... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I love biking the trail from one end to the other (Cambridge to Bedford). It is less busy midday and midweek.

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Somers, New York
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255 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The bikeway extends from the Alewife T stop on the Red Line, all the way out to Bedford. I found the trail to be well-maintained, but a little crowded (thanks to the nice Spring weather, I guess). Also, there are quite a few busy intersections (and a gap in the trail in the middle of Arlington). It's really nice that... More 

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Thank James W
Rockport, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

with many miles along the path nature follows you every foot of the way....history is living just feet away if you do decide to wander....its always a nice trip for me, quiet and peaceful most of the time,,,,

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