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Nice break from the masses

Rent a bike (do it online first to save time) and ride around the Charles River and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Year-round beauty

A lovely place for a walk, run or bikeride. The path goes along the river on both sides and is... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Julia K
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rent a bike (do it online first to save time) and ride around the Charles River and the surrounding residential areas.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Estebon
Reviewed September 10, 2018

A lovely place for a walk, run or bikeride. The path goes along the river on both sides and is (usually) wide enough for multiple types of two-way traffic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julia K
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Really pleasant escape from the city. Asphalt path along the river. Great on a pleasant day. Recommended.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank levtahor
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I would walk and run on this path to see the city. Easy to find. Well lit at night. Lots of people using the path at pretty much all hours, so it feels very safe. And bikers seem to be kind to pedestrians.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank byrdnick
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is the bike trail I regularly ride during summer weekends. There're usually lots of people cycling, jogging, walking or simply sitting on the riverside bench. The river provides many postcard view on both Boston and Cambridge side. And nothing beat the breeze on summer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ming O
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Did a 7 mile loop this morning from Cambridge, good terrain and water fountains too !! will go again tomorrow and try a slightly different route

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chriski M
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

You can't beat the view. This is almost reason enough to start jogging. But whether you're walking jogging or biking this is a great location

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mfbarthe
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Despite the cars on the highway, you can hear the birds singing in the trees. It's a lovely path along the river with lots of wild plants and trees. One of the best experiences I've had as an urban bike rider. Much better than the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laurel K
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The bike path is beautiful, wonderful views of Boston and very pleasant place. We did it on foot as we didn’t rent a bike... Took longer but worth every minute.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank adrianlmarano
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The new path along the Cambridge side of the bike path is wonderful. I run the path at lunch and it's an uplifting workout!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim M
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parking is always a problem in Boston. use the parking in your hotel.