Path follows Blackstone RiverCentral Falls, Lincoln, Cumberland, RIPhone: 401-723-7892
Length: 11.5 miles
The Blackstone River Bikeway is scheduled to be a 17.1 mile by 12-foot wide scenic bike-path, currently under construction. Right now, bicyclists can access 11.5 of those miles linking the towns of Central Falls, Lincoln, and Cumberland. The path is scenic and educational, as it follows the historic Blackstone River with it’s many beautiful mill buildings, canal chambers, and ruins of the industrial revolution. See website for access points.
Tockwotton Park in Providence, RI, to McKeon Road in South Worcester, MAPawtucket, RIPhone:
Length: 26.6 miles
Cyclists and community groups are creating a 50-mile network of trails along the historic Blackstone River banks from Providence, RI, Worcester, MA.
Currently, the longest off-road segment connects Woonsocket and Pawtucket in Rhode Island. Learn about the Blackstone River Greenway and Bikeway, with maps. Uses include biking, skating, fishing, horseback riding, walking and cross country skiing. The trail is wheelchair accessible.
Completed off-road sections in Massachusetts include a 3.5-mile segment from South Worcester to Millbury, and a 3.6-mile trail in Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park (Trail map for the park.
Parking and Trail Access Points: Woonsocket, RI: Rivers Edge parking Area on Davison Avenue in Woonsocket. Map. Lonsdale, RI: Parking area and trail access point near the Pratt Dam in Lonsdale on RI Route 123/Front Street. Map. Worcester, MA: Parking at the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center off McKeon Road in Worcester. Map. Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, Uxbridge, MA: Parking is at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center at 287 Oak St, Uxbridge. Map.