Day: August 3, 2016

Forty Miles, Four Towns, Five MUPs in Rhode Island

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Enjoying a sunny summer bike ride in Rhode Island

The Washington Secondary Bike Path is the state’s longest bike path at 19 miles from Cranston Street in Cranston to Log Bridge Road, just past Route 102, in western Coventry. It is named for the abandoned rail corridor once served by the Providence, Hartford, & Fishkill Railroad.

The path is often referred to locally by the segment names given as the path was built, and these include, from west to east: Trestle Trail, Coventry Greenway, West Warwick Greenway, Warwick Bike Path, and Cranston Bike Path.

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One of the RR bridges converted to MUPs

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Trestle Trail in Coventry R.I.
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West Warwick, R.I.
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Lunch in Coventry, R.I. on the Connecticut border.
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40 miles, 4 cities, 5 bike paths