Join us as we explore the Urban Wilds of West Roxbury by bike.
We'll start near the top of the highest hill in Boston, Bellevue Hill,
and bike across West Roxbury to
Hancock Woods and Leatherbee Woods, then through
Brook Farm State Historic Site and
Millenium Park to Rivermoor Urban Wild. We'll pass the Belle Ave.
Urban Wild, much of which the state sold off to abutters, the giant
quarry in the heart of the neighborhood, and the Roxbury Latin Urban
Wild on its eastern edge on our way back up the hill to the starting
This will be a farily easy ride for ages 10 and up (children must be
accompanied by an adult). Helmet and bicycle are required. The ride is free.
Registration is recommended with BNAN by phone 617-542-7696 or email.
Maps and Cue sheet
BicycleRide south from Forest Hills on Washington St. or from the Emerald Necklace on Centre St. to the the West Roxbury Parkway, and take one of the paths up the hill.
MBTAYou can take your bike on T rapid transit lines and some bus lines, (none of which go near today's ride), for no extra charge. Details are on the MBTA website.
From Forest Hills (Orange Line):
CarFind your way to Bellevue Hill Rd. either from Lagrange St., the next light south of the summit of the hill on Washington St. or Clement Ave., which parallels the West Roxbury Parkway and can be entered from Pelton St.
Bailout pointsCentre and Spring St. buses have bike racks.
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