Map of the Dr. Dudley White Bike Path & Charles River Greenway

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Dr. Dudley White Bike Path & Charles River Greenway

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Dr. Dudley White Bike Path & Charles River Greenway

LENGTH:

23 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Boston, Cambridge, Waterton, Waltham

HIGHLIGHTS:

views of the river, Harvard, MIT, Boston University

NEARBY TRAILS:

HarborWalk

Emerald Necklace

RELATED LINKS:

Boston

Regional Trails

The Dr. Dudley White Bike Path & Charles River Greenway are paved pathways that follow the Charles River from Downtown Boston to Prospect Street in Waltham. These trails lie within the Charles River Reservation which is a 20-mile long linear park that stretches from Boston Harbor to the west.

The trails provide a beautiful view of the river and a chance to see the Harvard Rowing Club practicing along the river. the east end of the trails connects to the HarborWalk system of trails that wander through the wharves along Boston Harbor and extend into Downtown Boston.

The Charles River Reservation is divided into two sections. The Charles River Basin stretches between the Waterton Dam to Downtown Boston. The Upper Charles River portion stretches between Watertown Square and Riverdale Park in West Roxbury.

Dr. Dudley White Bike Path

The Dr. Dudley White Bike Path is the name for over 18-miles of paved pathways of the DCR Parkway located in the Charles River Basin of the Charles River Reservation.

The Dr. Dudley White Bike Path goes past the following points of interest:

Museum of Science Perkins School for the Blind
Mugar Omni Theater Christian A. Herter Park
Charlesgate Yacht Club Soldiers Field
Massachusetts Institure of Technology Boston University
Magazine Beach Charles MGH Station
Havard University Lederman Park
Buckingham Brown & Nichols School Thoreau Park

Charles River Greenway

The Charles River Greenway consists of over 5-miles of paved pathway that extends from Galen Street in Waterton to Maple Street in Waltham. The route of the trail switches from won side of the Charles river to the other.

The Charles River Greenway goes past the following points of interest:

How Park
John A. Ryan Skating Arena
McKenna Playground
Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation
Riverwalk Park
Richard J. Forte Memorial Park

Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Dr. Dudley White Bike Path & Charles River Greenway in Massachusetts.