Neponset River Bike Trail

Trail Map

Description Suggest an Edit

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.

Reviews

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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more