10 Great Family-Friendly Bike Paths in Boston

Boston is surrounded by natural beauty, so if you’re in the mood for some active fun, the city is a perfect fit.

Bike riding is one of the most popular family-friendly activities; you don’t have to be a pro biker to enjoy some family-friendly pedaling! Boston and the surrounding areas are full of beautiful bike paths for a great family day out.
Take a look at our favorites on this list below:


125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

Arnold Arboretum

The amazing Arnold Arboretum might not be the first place that comes to mind for a bike ride, but truth is, it features a 5-mile bike loop and even smaller trails throughout the park! You can also enjoy many other family activities, such as kids’ guided walks!


95 Marginal St., Boston, MA 02128

East Boston Greenway

With great views of the city skyline, this is one of the favorites among biker families! Kids love watching planes landing and taking off as they enjoy some peddling, and don’t be scared to teach your kid how to ride: you will find separated bike and pedestrian paths!

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