Best Bike Paths in Boston

Get outside and get biking! There are a variety of great bike paths in Boston with amazing scenery. Browse neighborhoods in Boston, Cambridge and Brookline to plan your next bike ride. If you’re looking for some suggestions for Boston bike paths, you’ve come to the right place. Use the map below, or continue scrolling to find the best bike paths in Boston.

Best Bike Paths in Boston

Looking for recommendations on bike paths? Here are our choices for the best bike paths in Boston:

Herter Park is located in Boston’s Allston neighborhood, next to the Charles River. It’s a scenic area to bike and typically less crowded than other parks.

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 in Boston 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 for biking.

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

This is a bike path on the Cambridge-side of the Charles River, with lovely views, and Memorial Drive, which is closed on Sundays from April to November.

Neponset River Reservation is one of the best bike paths in Boston, running along the Neponset River in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.

Bike Groups

If you’re looking for bike group meetups and races in Boston, here are some events to check out:

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Related Amenities

Here are some similar events and park amenities related to bike paths in Boston:

View the entire list of bike paths in Boston, including Cambridge Somerville and Brookline.