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Address: Mystic Valley Parkway, Somerville, MA 02144
Phone Number: +1 617 727 5380
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A great bike ride to/from downtown Boston.

There's a perfect cycling route from Somerville or Medford, right along the river, with plenty of distractions along the way, including this reservation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

There's a perfect cycling route from Somerville or Medford, right along the river, with plenty of distractions along the way, including this reservation.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a great place for bike riding. Close to Boston, great parking next to the State Police Headquarters. Accessible from route 16. The ride around the Mystic River reservation is about 3 miles. Most are paved which are excellent if you just want to jog or walk. Ideal for parents that want to train kids in their bicycles. No... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I am visiting my son who lives in Arlington with the Mystic River as a boundary. It is a beautiful meandering river with well shaded walk ways popular with joggers and geese. People with boats are on the river enjoying summer with the family. On top of it a bus ride or a cup of coffee are just 10 minutes... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

it's so calm and peaceful, a little slice of widreness nestled in the city. Really good rates on boatrentals too

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Cambridge
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

It isn't a place that you walk to, but it is a great walk, with a great view of Boston and very outdoorsy. Unfortunately, it is on a busy highway, but if you go by the river, it's peaceful.

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Boston
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2009

Great place to walk your dog or just relax in park land!

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