0.0 West on Neponset Valley Parkway from Paul's Bridge 0.7 Follow Parkway through Readville and over train tracks 1.0 R. on Readville St. 1.2 Cross dam on Mill Pond of Mother Brook 1.3 Cross River St. 1.4 Follow paved path along edge of Kelly Field to Bajko Rink 1.6 R. on bikepath into woods from parking lot 1.9 L. on Reservation Road 2.0 R. on Smith Field Road 2.3 Cross Enneking Parkway into woods R. on East Boundary Path (quiet woods) or L. on Stony Brook Path (view of Turtle Pond) 3.5 Cross Blue Ledge Drive onto dirt path 3.6 Cross Washington St. (note view of Boston skyline to right) Follow narrow paved path 3.7 Cross West Roxbury Parkway Go around gate onto Belleview Hill paved path 3.9 R. on Belleview Hill Road 4.6 R. on Anawan Ave. 4.6 L. on West Roxbury Parkway 4.7 Straight around rotary (watch traffic on Centre St.) 5.4 R. on Weld St. 5.9 Straight across Centre St. 6.2 L. on Walter St. 6.3 R. into Arnold Arboretum (between boulders) 6.7 L. up hill after crossing Bussey Brook 7.0 Follow main road to right at top of hill and start down 7.3 L. on main road between two ponds 7.7 L. on sidewalk at Arboretum main entrance 7.9 Cross rotary on sidewalk to May St. (wrong way bike lane possible)
8.1 R. on Pond St. 8.2 L. on sidewalk across Prince St. and Parkman Drive 8.3 Enter mixed use path 8.4 Bear right on bike path (when ped. path goes along Jamaica Pond) 9.0 Cross Perkin St. Straight on Jamaicaway path or L. on Perkin St Sidewalk R. on Olmsted Park bikepath (separate bike and ped. paths) 9.8 Cross Route 9 at your own risk Straight on River Road 9.9 Bear R. onto bikepath 10.2 L. across Brookline Ave. at Riverway (2nd light) Straight on old bridle path along Riverway 10.3 L. on Netherlands St. 10.4 R. onto Muddy River Path 11.0 Cross Park Drive L. into Landmark Center from sidewalk 11.1 R. on path along Green Line trolley 11.2 R. on Overland St. 11.3 L. on Brookline Ave. 11.4 R. on Jersey St. (at Fenway Park) 11.7 Cross Park Drive L. onto wide sidewalk 12.0 Bike slowly through Fenway Victory Gardens 12.1 Straight at light down center of Storrow Drive onramp 12.4 Bear L. toward Storrow Drive West (Newton) 12.5 R. through break in guardrail onto Charles River Bikepath Follow bikepath to end at Leverett Circle (Science Museum) 14.5 Cross Storrow Drive at light
14.5 Straight on Lomasney Way 14.8 L. on Causeway St. past the Federal Bldg. and North Station 15.1 L. on Washington St. across Charles River 15.4 Straight on Main St. around base of Bunker Hill 16.5 R. on Medford St. (at Schrafft Building just before Sullivan Square) 16.8 Note remnant of Olmsted-designed park on right 17.5 R. on Chelsea St.
18.0 L. into Charlestown Navy Yard (See USS Constitution) 18.1 R. on Water St. 18.3 Enter Revere Landing Park (part of the New Charles River Esplanade) 18.5 Cross into Boston on New Charles River Dam 18.7 R. on Causeway St. 18.8 R. on Nashua St. 19.2 Straight onto Charles River Bikepath (upstream)
20.3 L. off Charles River Bikepath over bridge to Dartmouth St. 20.4 L. on Back St after crossing Storrow Drive 20.5 R. on Clarendon St. 21.2 R. on Tremont St. 21.7 L. on Melnea Cass Bikepath (one of oldest new bikepaths in Boston) 21.8 L. on Southwest Corridor Bikepath at Ruggles MBTA station 24.6 L. on path at end of Southwest Corridor 24.7 Cross Washington St. Follow sidewalk to Franklin Park 25.2 R. on park road just past Shattuck Hospital Follow road past pond and stables to golf course 25.7 R. on American Legion Highway (side paved shoulders could become bike lanes)
26.7 L. on Walk Hill Ave. (Massachusetts Audubon Boston Nature Center on left) 27.3 R. on Almont St. just past Harvard St. 27.7 Almont Park is large and interesting, and a path connects to Blue Hill Ave. 27.9 R. on Blue Hill Ave. 28.5 Straight at Mattapan Square onto Brush Hill Road 29.2 Straight on Truman Parkway/Highway 31.6 L. on Neponset Valley Parkway 31.8 Finish ride at Paul's Bridge Burma Road, to the right, takes you across Rt. 128 car-free.