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Bike - or hike - at Whitney & Thayer Woods Minuteman Bikeway Biking Plum Island
 
  Bike - or hike - at Whitney & Thayer Woods
Whether on bike or on foot, ten miles of trails are awaiting you in a little-known reservation near Hingham
Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
Minuteman Bikeway

One of the few places in the country where you can ride for an hour and barely see a car or a red light. A great experience for riders of all levels.

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours/half day
  Biking Plum Island

A truly exceptional setting for a leisure afternoon ride surrounded by wildlife and the sound of the waves.

Cost: $5 by car, $2
walk-in or bike-in
Duration:A few
hours/half day
       
  The Mountain Bike Loop The Lexington Loop Biking Cape Ann
 
The Mountain Bike Loop at Middlesex Fells Reservation

You can't beat the Fells for a challenging ride through ponds, boulders and woods... just 20 minutes from the city

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day
  The Lexington Loop

This 30-mile ride brings you to one of the most picturesque landscapes in all New England.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Cape Ann

Tour the rocky shores of the Cape on this route that leads you through Gloucester, Rockport and to multiple vistas over the ocean.

Cost: $25 (bike
rental)
Duration: Full day
       
  The Cape Cod Ride Riding Along the South Shore The Ride to Great Island
 
The Cape Cod Ride

Cape Cod is a biker's paradise, and this ride is the best way to discover it all!

Cost: Free
Duration: Full-day
Riding along the South Shore

This ride is the best way to discover the South Shore's varied landscape, from beaches and fishing villages to forests and deserted country roads.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
  The Ride to Great Island

It is not every day that you can ride from deep in the countryside directly to a sandy beach overlooking the oceanů

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
       
  Riding to the beach at Duxbury The Reservations Ride Cross-country biking in the Willowdale forest
 
Riding to the beach at Duxbury

Combine a day at the beach with a day on your bike!

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day
  The Reservations Ride

A 20-mile ride that will take you to no less than six nature reservations

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Cross-country biking in the Willowdale forest

A great ride on easy and fast trails, accessible to bikers of all levels, through open fields and dense forested areas

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
       
  Biking around Newport    
 
Biking around Newport

Biking is the best way to discover or re-discover the sailing capital of the world!

Cost: Free
Duration: Full-day
   
 

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