us for a spectacular day of cycling along the scenic East
Bay Bike Path under the leadership of certified instructors
and members of the U.S. Open Cycling Foundation.
This almost flat, paved path is just
right for the occasional rider, with plenty to guarantee the
more serious recreational cyclist a truly satisfying
experience. Take in some of the most picturesque panoramas,
historic and cultural sites in the state.
Narragansett Bayís shoreline harbors a
trove of fascinating sites and artifacts. The path includes
a mix of parks, woodlands, marshlands, ponds, coves and
residential areas, and just skirts a number of State Parks
See 19th century bayside cottages
and evidence of early shipbuilding and maritime commerce.
Dotting our fourteen-mile route are important archeological
sites of battles and burial grounds, as well as working
boatyards and marinas.
Arriving in Bristol, we coast into
Independence Park. A lunch break here is an opportunity to
stroll the waterfront and the shops of this early maritime
A leisurely hourís cycle brings us back
to East Providence, having made new friends and gained a new
appreciation of Rhode Islandís place in history - and excellent Bikeway System.
||$24.00 plus RI sales tax
||Lunch, RI bike path maps, oversight by certified
instructors and volunteers from U.S. Open
||North Parking area,
Veteran's Memorial Pkway. (Directions below)
cycling-wear for the weather. Helmets required.
bottle of water.
||From I-95 North and
Route 195 East to Exit 4 Riverside. Continue on
Veterans Pkway to first bike path parking area
approx. 1/4 mile on the right. (Additional
parking1/4 mile south)
Take Exit 6, South Broadway. Left at end of exit
onto South Broadway. Continue on South Broadway
for approx. 2 miles to Veterans Memorial Pkwy.
Turn right onto Pkwy. Bike path parking areas
are approx. 1/4 mile and 1/2 mile intervals on
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Cycling Foundation for its educational and outreach
programs are welcome. Please visit our
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