Biking Paths in Boston

Get outside and get some fresh air! Boston has a variety of biking paths with amazing scenery. Browse neighborhoods in Boston, Cambridge and Brookline to plan your next bike ride. If you’re looking for some suggestions for biking paths in Boston, you’ve come to the right place.

Best Biking Paths

Here are our choices for the best parks for biking in Boston (updated for 2021):

Herter Park is located in Allston, next to the Charles River. It’s a scenic area to bike.

The Esplanade is a linear park that offers amazing views of the Charles River in downtown Boston, and has wide bike paths.

This massive 527-acre park runs through 3 different neighborhoods in Boston and offers many bike paths.

Olmsted Park is a scenic and shaded area to bike in Jamaica Pond and South Brookline.

The Arnold Arboretum offers 265 acres of beautiful trees and plant life, with wide paths to bike.

The Southwest Corridor is a linear path that starts in Back Bay, and ends in Jamaica Plain – one of Boston’s longest bike paths.

This is a bike path on the Cambridge-side of the Charles River, with lovely views.

A nice bike path that runs along the Neponset River in Dorchester.

View the entire list of parks that are great for biking in Boston, Cambridge and Brookline.