Neponset River Greenway Spring Ride
Celebrate the arrival of spring with a bike ride along the historic
Neponset River. The ride begins at 10am at Paul's Bridge on the
Milton/Hyde Park line, goes across Milton, and returns up the Neponset
River Greenway, concluding at 12:30pm at the Wakefield Estate on
Brush Hill Road in Milton with a simple lunch of soup and bread.
If you eat fast, you can get back to Paul's Bridge to join a
NepRWA-led walk through Fowl Meadow along the river.
The ride will highlight some of the river's historical sites, covering
a moderate terrain of approximately 15 miles.
Last year, we met a trolley on the High-Speed Line.
Maps and Cue sheet
BicycleRide south from Forest Hills on Hyde Park Ave. to Readville, then turn left on the Neponset Valley Parkway to Brush Hill Rd. just after crossing the Neponset River. From the eastern part of Boston, get to Mattapan Square and follow Brush Hill Rd south.
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):
CarTake the Route 138 exit from Route 128/93N, and go north to Brush Hill Rd. Turn left using a right turn through a jug handle.
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You can turn around at Mattapan Square or Dorchester Lower Mills. The closest T station to most of the ride is Ashmont on the Red Line, but it is a hike.