Charles River Reservation Bike Trail (Blue Heron Trail)
GOOD FOR: Ages 5-8, Ages 9-12
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Source:Submitted by j_schuur
Address:Museum of Science, Boston
Hours:dawn to dusk
Fee: none-free
Contact:

http://www.everytrail.com/guide/charles-river-reservation-full-bike-loop


A wonderful path that goes from the Museum of Science in Boston to Waltham.

A wonderful path that goes from the Museum of Science in Boston to Waltham. The trail gets increasingly wild as you head west. The section from Watertown to Waltham has great sections in the forest and on boardwalks to great pedestrian and bike only bridges. This is good for kids on trail-a-long bikes or on their own bikes if they can bike several miles. There are a number of road crossings as one heads West, past Brighton, but the roads aren't very busy. Great description here: great description here: http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/2009/08/idyllic-trail-through-charles-river.html

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yes along path in multiple towns



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