Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Providence area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, Rhode Island map area

Providence, Rhode Island

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Canal Walk

Blackstone River Bikeway

Brush Neck Park

Colt State Park Trail

East Bay Bike Path

Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway

India Point Park Trail

Quonset Point Bike Path


Ten Mile River Greenway

Washington Secondary Bike Path


New Bedford & Fall River, MA

Providence is the largest city in the State of Rhode Island and is the state capital. there are a number of regional recreational trails in Rhode Island that connect communites, go past schools, local parks, residential communities and commercial centers. These trails go through miles of natural areas and provide opportunities for outdoor exercise.

Riverwalk, Canal Walk & India Point Park Trail

There are walking paths along the Woonasquatucket River, the Providence River and the canal in the downtown area of Providence. These paths stretch from the Rhode Island State House to Point Street. These walking paths are close to the shops and restaurants in downtown. They go past lovely historic neighborhoods and through landscaped parks. there are lovely views of the Providence Skyline. Numerous bridges cross the river and canal for cyclists and pedestrians to safely reach to other side.

These walkways lead to the paved paths at India Point. From India Point, trail users can connect to the East Bay Bike Path.

East Bay Bike Path

The East Bay Bike Path is a 14.5-mile long paved path that is located along the eastern shore of the Providence River. The path stretches between India Point Park in Providence to Independence Park in Bristol. The route includes a number of local parks and beautiful views of the boats out on the bay.

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Blackstone River Bikeway

The Blackstone River Bikeway is an 11.6 mile long paved pathway that extends from Woonsocket to Cumberland to the north of Providence, Rhode Island. The bikeway travels through the natural areas alongside the Blackstone River going past local parks, residential neighborhoods and commercial districts.

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Ten Mile River Greenway

The Ten Mile River Greenway is a 3-mile long paved pathway located in Pawtucket to the east of Providence. The trail starts in the north at Doreen Tomlinson Field, goes past Pawtucket Park and ends at Kimberly Ann Rock Athletic Fields. The trail travels through thick woodlands on over creeks and wetlands and is located away from streets and traffic.

Washington Secondary Bike Path

he Washington Secondary Bike Path is a 19-mile long paved pathway located in Central Rhode Island to the southwest of Providence. The bike path was constructed along an abandoned railroad corridor and is the longest bike path in the state. There are several sections to the trail which are referred to with various names, including: Trestle Trail, Coventry Greenway, West Warwick Greenway, Warwick Bike Path and Cranston Bike Path.

Read more about the Washington Secondary Bike Path

Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway

The Fred Lippit Woonasquatucket River Greenway is a 2.5-mile long paved pathway that is located on the west side of Providence. The trail extends from Lyman Avenue to the south end of Riverside Park. There is also a branch that goes over Highway 6 with an overpass to Merino Park. The trail travels through the greenbelt along the Woonasquatucket River.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Rhode Island

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Rhode Island.