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Bike Path Closures

Construction has closed a section of the Coventry Greenway.

Construction

Parking limited at Kingston Station

Parking at Kingston Station, a popular starting point for riders on the William C. O'Neill (South County) Bike Path, is limited due to ongoing construction work. Path users may wish to choose an alternative parking lot, especially on weekdays when the train station is busiest. Click here for path information.

Washington Bridge Bikeway Under Construction

Washington Bridge Linear Park rendering

RIDOT is working to turn the old Washington Bridge into a premiere bikeway and linear park. In order to accomplish this, the section of the East Bay Bike Path on this bridge has been closed and will remain closed for about two years. Click here for more information.

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Rhode Island Bike Laws

Safe Night Biking

Logo: Bike Newport

Bike Newport has launched a "Night Bright" initiative for safer cycling at night. The goal is to work with businesses to distribute night safety kits to employees, and is planning numerous events to support this effort.

Share the Road

RIDOT encourages motorists to learn more about sharing the road with cyclists. Download this great brochure.

Bike & Ride

Bring your bike on public transit to make it easier to ride to work, school or just to extend your ride and visit new places. Bike racks are on all RIPTA buses and bikes are allowed on MBTA commuter rail trains during off-peak hours. No biking allowed on the Jamestown Verrazzano and Newport Pell bridges. Use RIPTA Bus #64.

Bike Safely - Protect your bike and yourself

Wearing a bike helmet: Printable instructions for boys and girls from the Rhode Island Department of Health's Injury Prevention program.

Bike Rhode Island Area Maps

Area Bike Maps


East Bay Bike Path

Download map here in PDF form

Department of Environmental Management's East Bay Bike Path website

From I-95 North and South:
Take Route 195 East to Exit 4 for Riverside-Veterans Memorial Parkway. Continue on Veterans Memorial Pkwy.

From 195 West:
Take Exit 6 South Broadway. Take a left turn at the bottom of the exit onto South Broadway, then continue straight on South Broadway for approximately 2 miles to Veterans Memorial Pkwy. Turn right onto the Parkway, bike path parking will be approximately 1/2 mile on your left across from the golf course.

Parking is available:

  • Veterans Memorial Parkway, East Providence (2 parking lots). Veterans Parkway about 1/4 mile south of South Broadway.
  • Riverside Square, East Providence, Bullocks Point Ave. next to Dari-Bee.
  • Haines Memorial State Park, Barrington, Metropolitan Park Dr., one mile from Crescent View Ave.
  • Independence Park, Bristol, Thames St., just after its intersection with Hope St.

  • Audubon Society of RI logoThe Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center and its scenic boardwalk are located on the East Bay Bike Path in Bristol. Bike racks are available.

    This map also shows the Warren Bike Path, which opened in 2010.

    Ten Mile River Greenway

    Download map here in PDF form

    RIDOT's newest bike path, the Ten Mile River Greenway, extends from Kimberly Ann Rock Athletic Fields in East Providence to Slater Memorial Park in Pawtucket.

    Parking is available:

  • Slater Memorial Park on Newport Avenue, Pawtucket
  • Kimberly Ann Rock Athletic Fields, Ferris Avenue off Newport Avenue (U.S. 1), East Providence
  • Blackstone River Bikeway

    Download map here in PDF form

    Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Blackstone River Bikeway website

    The Blackstone River Bikeway follows the path of the Blackstone River, and extends from Woonsocket to Pawtucket. Eventually it will connect with the Blackstone River Bikeway in Massachusetts, reaching to Worcester.

    Parking is available:

  • John Street (Route 123) Parking Area (Former Lonsdale Drive-in), Lincoln.
  • Blackstone River State Park, Front Street, Lincoln.
  • Kelley House, Lower River Road, Lincoln.
  • Route 116 parking area (George Washington Highway) Lincoln.
  • Weber Street, Cumberland. Mendon Road (Route 122) to Store Hill Road to right onto Front Street, which becomes Weber Street.
  • Blackstone River Visitors Center, I-295 North, Lincoln.
  • School Street, Albion, Lincoln. Mendon Road (Route 122) to Albion Road. Follow over the river.
  • River Road, Manville, Lincoln. Route 99 to Sayles Hill Road (Route 120) east to Main Street; right onto New River Road, cross bike bath to parking.
  • Davison Road at River's Edge Recreational Complex, Woonsocket. Manville Road (Route 126) to Davison Road.
  • Quonset Bike Path

    Download map here in PDF form

    RIDOT and the Quonset Development Corporation opened the Quonset Bike Path in 2009. The 2.5-mile bike path hugs the northern perimeter of the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown and affords access to Allens Harbor and the Calf Pasture Point area.

    Parking for the Quonset Bike Path is available:

  • In the Quonset Gateway plaza, close to Dave's Marketplace, off Gate Road and Route 1 (Post Road).
  • Marine Road, off Davisville Road in the Quonset Business Park.
  • Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway

    Download map here in PDF form

    The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council has created an excellent interactive map of the Greenway. Click here to view it.

    Parking for the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway is available:

  • Riverside Mills Park off Aleppo Street in Providence. Manton Avenue, bear left onto Aleppo Street.
  • Intersection of Greenville Avenue (named Manton Avenue in Providence) and Traver Avenue, Johnston.
  • Washington Secondary Bike Path

    Download map here in PDF form

    (Includes the Cranston Bike Path, the Warwick Bike Path, the West Warwick Greenway and the Coventry Greenway).

    Parking for the Washington Secondary Bike Path is available at:


    Cranston Bike Path
  • Cranston Parkade on Garfield Ave., behind Lowes, Cranston.
  • Hugh B. Bain Middle School, Gansett Ave., Cranston.
  • Oaklawn Village, Exchange St. and Wilbur Ave., Cranston.

  • Warwick Bike Path
  • West Natick Rd. (under I-295), Warwick

  • West Warwick Greenway
  • Hay St. in West Warwick, off Providence St., adjacent o the Friends of the Greenway caboose, West Warwick

  • Coventry Greenway
  • Station Street, off Route 117, Coventry.
  • Route 117, 0.4 mile west of Abbotts Crossing Road, Coventry.

  • See links below for nearby bike routes/networks. The Cranston Cross City Bicycle Route connects to the Washington Secondary Bike Path.

    Cranston Cross City Bicycle Route

    Warwick Bicycle Network

    East Greenwich Bike Network

    William C. O'Neill South County Bike Path

    Download map here in PDF form

    To reach this bike path, take I-95 Exit 3 to Rte. 138 EB to Kingston Station in West Kingston.  View >

    Parking is available:

  • Kingston Station (AMTRAK) Station, on Railroad Ave., south of Route 138 in Kingston. Parking and entrance to the bike path at the southern end of the train station parking lot.
  • Intersection of Railroad St. and Route 108 in the Village of Peace Dale.
  • RIDOT Interstate Map

    RIDOT's online interstate strip map is an excellent tool/directional map to use when trying to locate a bike path or bike path parking area, esepcially by interstate exit numbers.