Neponset River Bike Trail

Trail Map

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Over its short distance, this trail goes from urban wilderness through a mill village and a salt marsh to beaches on Boston Harbor. In the future it will connect the several-thousand-acre Blue Hills Reservation to the John F. Kennedy Library, the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and eventually, downtown Boston.

Parking and Trail Access

There is on-street parking at the Milton end of the trail and a parking lot in the Pope John Paul II Park right on the trail.


Rollerblading trail

   July, 2014 by di22

I tried to use inline skates on the trail with my daughter and there are a few things I would like to note: -The street parking at the Milton end is limited and has a two hour max. -After the first mile, the trail becomes packed gravel for a distance more

Neponset Trail offers a pleasant ride in the heart of the city

   August, 2010 by john.roy.129

I rode the trail in August, 2010 for the first time. I thought it was going to be too short for a good ride. I was pleasantly surprised by all the interesting scenery and the beauty of the trail in this area. The trail is paved for all but a short (0.3 more

A great trail

   September, 2009 by jctrader

The Neponset Trail takes you through an amazing variety of settings: a former chocolate factory, salt marshes, river banks, public parks, etc. It's far less crowded than other bike paths around Boston. Both the people and the wildlife are diverse and more