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Alewife Linear Park/Somerville Community Path

2 miles
Alewife Linear Park is a beautiful paved trail stretching 2 miles east from the Alewife T-station in Cambridge to Cedar Street in Somerville. The park came about after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (the "T") put its Red Line ...
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Alfred J. Lima Quequechan River Rail Trail

0.68 miles
The Alfred J. Lima Quequechan River Rail Trail, which was formally known simply as Quequechan River Rail Trail travels along the northern shore of scenic South Watuppa Pond. Work on the first 0.65 mile portion of the Alfred J. Lima Quequechan ...
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Arkwright Riverwalk

0.8 miles
The Arkwright Riverwalk, founded on a former rail bed purchased from Penn Central Railroad, is located in Coventry, a rural central Rhode Island town that was built around textile mills. The one-mile trail includes a wooden boardwalk, but is ...
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Ashburnham Rail Trail

1.3 miles
More than a mile of the Ashburnham Rail Trail opened in 2015 from a point just south of Ashburnham's center to Turnpike Road. The rustic route, planned to be paved in the future, offers a natural-surface course through dense woodlands, providing ...
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Bay Colony Rail Trail

1.7 miles
The Bay Colony Rail Trail will one day span 7 miles connecting the Boston suburbs of Newton, Needham, Dover, and Medfield along tracks once used by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. In May 2016, 1.7 miles of the pathway opened between ...
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Blackstone River Greenway (RI)

11.8 miles
The Blackstone River Greenway (previously known as the Blackstone River Bikeway) represents a big undertaking in this tiny state: The 11.8-mile trail running between Woonsocket and the outskirts of Pawtucket is the largest open segment on a ...
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Bridle Trail

3 miles
The abandoned rail bed is predominantly owned by the Town of Marshfield. Sections of the abandoned rail bed are open to the public and actively used for recreational uses such as walking, running, horse back riding, mountain biking and cross ...
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Cape Cod Canal Bikeway

13.5 miles
The Cape Cod Canal Bikeway connects Cape Cod Bay and the communities of Sandwich and Sagamore on its eastern end with Buzzards Bay and the community of Bourne on its western end. Following both banks of the canal, the trail offers access to ...
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Cape Cod Rail Trail

21.9 miles
The 22-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail serves up a genuine Cape Cod experience, stretching through quaint villages and along sandy beaches past a diverse landscape of salt marshes, pine forests and cranberry bogs. The trail is paved, with few inclines, ...
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Dr. Paul Dudley White Bike Path

13.6 miles
Nestled in Boston’s Charles River Reservation, the Dr. Paul Dudley White Bike Path offers a pleasant walk or ride along both sides of the river from the city’s Museum of Science to Watertown. To reach both shores, the Charles River can be crossed ...
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East Bay Bike Path

14 miles
Rhode Island's best-known rail-trail, the East Bay Bicycle Path, hugs the shores of Narragansett Bay, from Bristol in the south and north to India Point Park in Providence. The 14-mile paved path accommodates a wide variety of users. Markers ...
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East Boston Greenway

1.4 miles
The East Boston Greenway, a linear park made possible by the donation of a disused rail corridor by Conrail in 1997 and the ‘Big Dig’ project in later years, links Boston Harbor with new parks created as a result of the I-90 extension to Logan ...
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Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway

6 miles
The Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway is an important non-motorized transportation corridor and local recreation trail, linking Waterplace Park and the Providence Place Mall in Providence with Johnston. Much of the eastern 2 miles ...
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Haggetts Rail Trail

2 miles
The Haggetts Rail Trail is a short, but sweet unpaved trail located on the periphery of Haggetts Pond, the local reservoir for the nearby town of Andover. Built on part of the former line of the historic Lowell and Lawrence Railroad, the trail ...
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Hanover Branch Rail Trail

2.6 miles
In the southeastern outskirts of Boston, the Hanover Branch Rail Trail connects the communities of Abington and Rockland. (Locally, the trail’s east and west halves are sometimes referred to as the Abington Rail Trail and the Rockland Rail Trail.) ...
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Head of the Meadow Trail

2 miles
The Head of the Meadow Trail offers a pleasant winding route through woodlands and marshlands tantalizingly close to the Atlantic Ocean in Truro. In fact, direct access to two of the Cape Cod National Seashore's beaches is available on either ...
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Mass Central Rail Trail

31.9 miles
A 104 mile rail line was shattered by hurricane in 1938. Now, more than 60 years later, dedicated volunteers in 33 communities are working to reconnect it. Instead of trains there will be cross-country skiers, bicyclists, hikers, and joggers. It ...
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Mattapoisett Rail Trail

1.1 miles
The Mattapoisett Rail Trail is a work in progress. As of autumn 2011, it runs for just more than 1 mile between Reservation Road at Mattapoisett Harbor and the Phoenix Bike Trail in Fairhaven, joining the latter at Shaw Road. The trail occupies ...
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Mattapoisett Rail Trail Extension

12 miles
From Narragansett Bay Wheelmen Bicycle Club website: Beginning in Fairhaven, which opened its initial 3.5-mile segment in November 1998, this rail-to-trail and on-road mix will provide bicycle (and equestrian) links between the three town ...

Minuteman Bikeway

9.7 miles
You won't get lonely on the Minuteman Bikeway. The nearly 10-mile rail-trail through suburban Boston is one of New England's most popular trails. Warm summer weekends in particular bring folks of all ages and abilities elbow to elbow along the ...
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Nauset Trail

1.6 miles
The Nauset Trail offers a winding route through dense Cape Cod woodlands, providing a pleasant respite from the oft-crowded seashore and tourist hubs. The trail is entirely paved, with the notable exception of a long boardwalk bridge along the ...
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Neponset River Greenway

5.2 miles
Although the Neponset River Greenway totals more than 5 miles in length, it's currently open in several short disconnected sections on the southern outskirts of Boston. The trail is paved and provides a variety of scenery from urban wilderness ...
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North Bank Bridge

0.5 miles
The North Bank Bridge, which opened in 2012, provides a safe and convenient pedestrian and bicycle connection between Cambridge's North Point Park and Paul Revere Park in Charlestown. Spanning 690 feet, it heads under the Zakim Bridge and over ...
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Northern Strand Community Trail

5.6 miles
Nearly 6 miles of the Northern Strand Community Trail, which follows the former Boston and Maine Railroad, are open to the public. Although this includes two disjointed trail segments, once Revere completes its portion of the Northern Strand ...
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Old Colony Nature Pathway

1.6 miles
The Old Colony Nature Pathway is a short trail open on a former Old Colony Railroad corridor in Provincetown, a picturesque vacation destination at the tip of Cape Cod. While a longer portion of the same corridor farther south is now home to ...
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Old Colony Rail Trail

7.9 miles
The Old Colony Rail Trail offers a scenic recreational route through the charming towns of southeastern Cape Cod. The trail, which occupies an abandoned Old Colony Railroad corridor, stretches from downtown Chatham to a unique trail roundabout ...
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Phenix-Harris Riverwalk

0.3 miles
The Phenix-Harris Riverwalk, a short trail built on a former rail bed purchased from Penn Central Railroad, connects West Warwick and Coventry, two towns on the outskirts of Providence. The dirt pathway offers a peaceful and wooded oasis between ...
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Phoenix Bike Trail

3.5 miles
Opened in 1999, the Phoenix Bike Trail packs a surprising diversity in its 3.5 miles, passing through woodlands, salt marshes, farms and commercial and residential areas. Tree-lined for much of its length, the rail-trail provides plenty of shade ...
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Pine Tree Brook / Popes Pond Path

2 miles
The Pine Tree Brook Trail travels alongside the brook in Milton, Massachusetts. The path travels through woods and residential neighborhoods for a distance of about 1.8 miles, and it connects to the Milton High School, and almost to the Pierce ...
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Province Lands Trail

7.3 miles
Opened in 1967, the Province Lands Trail was the first bike trail created by the National Park Service. The pathway is a challenging trek, with steep hills, sharp turns and tunnels with low clearances. Sand swept across the path by wind is a ...
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Quarries Footpath

1 miles
50 Quarries have operated in Quincy, "The Granite City", since 1826. This trail provides a short tour of the railway corridor where the stone was carried from the Quarries.
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Quonset Point Bike Path

2.5 miles
Quonset Point Bike Path is a fantastic two and a half mile trail. The Quonset Point Bike Path is a part of the beautiful town of North Kingstown.The Quonset Point Bike Path is paved and off road and is ideal for biking, walking, and inline skating.  ...
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Shining Sea Bikeway

10.7 miles
Curling nearly 11 miles past woodlands, marshes, salt ponds and seascape, the Shining Sea Bikeway is the only bikeway on Cape Cod to skirt the shore. Also called the Shining Sea Bike Path, the paved trail extends from County Route 151 in Falmouth ...
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Southern New England Trunkline Trail

21 miles
The Southern New England Trunk Line Trail (aka the "SNETT") was designated as a National Recreation Trail in 1994. It is built upon a segment of the former right-of-way of the New Haven Railroad's Midland Division, which operated between Boston ...
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Southwest Corridor Park (Pierre Lallement Bike Path)

3.9 miles
Southwest Corridor Park is a 4.7-mile linear park through the Boston neighborhoods of South End, Roxbury and Jamaica Plain. A recreation and commuter route popular with walkers, runners, and cyclists, the park is a triumph of its surrounding ...
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Stillwater Scenic Walkway

1 miles
The Stillwater Scenic Walkway is a short trail that follows an old railroad bed between Capron Road and State Route 104 (Farnum Pike) south of Smithfield. The trail passes through a wooded area along the shore of Stillwater Pond and Capron Pond. ...
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Ten Mile River Greenway

3 miles
The Ten Mile River Greenway follows the winding course for 3 miles along the James Turner Reservoir (Ten Mile River). Though short, the trail is quite scenic and runs between the Kimberly Ann Rock ball fields in East Providence and the north ...
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Upper Charles Trail

11 miles
The Upper Charles Trail will one day span more than 20 miles, connecting the communities of Milford, Ashland, Hopkinton, Sherborn and Holliston along a former CSX rail bed. The trail is being developed in sections over two counties—Middlesex ...
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Upper Falls Greenway

1 miles
The Upper Falls Greenway is a short rail-trail that cuts through the charming village of Newton Upper Falls in Newton, Massachusetts. The trail occupies the same former rail corridor as the developing Bay Colony Rail Trail farther southwest, ...
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Warren Bike Path

0.9 miles
The pleasantly tree-lined Warren Bike Path, built along the former Warren-Fall River Railroad, runs just under a mile from Long Road west to the Kickemuit River. The trail ends in an 18-acre park along the river known as The Meadows, which offers ...
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Washington Secondary Bike Path

18.9 miles
The Washington Secondary Bike Path actually comprises four trails along an old Hartford, Providence, & Fishkill Railroad corridor. Together, the Cranston Bike Path, Warwick Bike Path, West Warwick Greenway and Trestle Trail create nearly 19 ...
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Watertown Multi-Use Path

0.85 miles
This DCR project is under construction and follows a previous rail bed from School Street to Grove Street in Watertown. This portion should be completed in the spring of 2011. The DCR will extend this project to connect with the Alewife trail ...

West Warwick Riverwalk

0.4 miles
The West Warwick Riverwalk is located in a park just behind West Warwick High School and John F. Deering Middle School. The paved trail goes for about a mile north following the Pawtuxet River. A portion of this trail was damaged by a flood, ...
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Whitney Spur Rail Trail

1.6 miles
The Whitney Spur Rail Trail runs from just north of the MBTA’s Cohasset Station through dense woodlands to the edge of Wompatuck State Park. The corridor was originally a spur off the Old Colony Railroad’s Greenbush Line that served the Hingham ...
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William C. O'Neill Bike Path

6.8 miles
Named for the late state senator who spearheaded development of the trail, the William C. O'Neill Bike Path (a.k.a. South County Bike Path) follows the route of the former Narragansett Pier Railroad, which connected the coastal village of South ...
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World War II Veterans Memorial Trail

1.5 miles
The World War II Veterans Memorial Trail opened in Mansfield in 2004 after several decades of advocacy by local rail-trail supporters. The trail rests on an abandoned corridor once served by the Old Colony Railroad. During World War II, the ...
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