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If only you can find where to park....

This is no doubt one of the best trails in or near Boston. However...as a visitor...no one seems to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great cycle track with superb river views

Took a walk down to the Charles River from Back Bay and found the cycle track. Nice and wide and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday

This is no doubt one of the best trails in or near Boston. However...as a visitor...no one seems to offer any advice on where to park. Also, in the winter, all the bathrooms are closed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trail793698
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a walk down to the Charles River from Back Bay and found the cycle track. Nice and wide and clearly marked the cycle track is an excellent way to get around Boston + see the Charles River views and bridges.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed January 4, 2019

As someone from Amsterdam, this is probably my favourite part in Boston/Cambridge. Just grab a blue bike and riding along the Charles River. The other cyclists are very friendly and mannered.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lutzvi
Reviewed November 14, 2018

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
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Response from truthteller57 | Reviewed this property |
parking is always a problem in Boston. use the parking in your hotel.