Neponset River Greenway

Trail Map

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Over its short distance, the Neponset River Greenway goes from urban wilderness through a mill village and a salt marsh to beaches on Boston Harbor. In the future, the rail-trail 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.


Lovely trail to ride and very close

   July, 2015 by pmstilts

We parked (as suggested by another reviewer) at the city park next to the draw bridge off Granite Street. The park is about the mid-point of the bike trail. We biked one way and then the other to do the whole trail. Our granddaughter is 7 yrs old and more

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