Blackstone River Bike Path, a leisurely paced 20 mile out and back bike ride along a beautiful bike path that travels along the scenic Blackstone river and includes great views of waterfalls and old Mill buildings. Helmet, spare tube, water and snacks required. Meet in Woonsocket, RI at 9:45 for a 10:00 start and expect 2 -3 hours to do the ride. We add a small detour at the southern terminus to a subway shop if needed. If time permits, basic bike maintenance will be reviewed.
Registration required. Rain cancels
- When completed, the Blackstone River Bikeway will extend forty-eight miles from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. , connecting to the existing East Bay Bikepath and then continue on to Bristol, RI.
- Bathrooms at the Kelley House Museum near the mid point. No Bathrooms at the northern terminus. There is an outhouse near Albion on the rail trail only a couple miles from the Manville Parking Lot.
Directions, To reach the Woonsocket (Manville) trailhead, take 95 south to interstate 295 south toward Woonsocket RI. Take exit 9B to merge onto RI-146 North toward Woonsocket Keep right to merge onto RI-99 toward RI-122, Woonsocket. In one mile take e