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Long Walks and Bike Rides

The Charles River in North Newton
Including Watertown and Waltham

Pathways are complete on one or both sides of the Charles for almost all of the way from Watertown Square through Newton, Watertown, and Waltham to Commonwealth Avenue in Auburndale.

A variety of round trips are possible, as are one-way walks using an MBTA bus in the other direction. Here are four possible routes:

Walk or Bike 2 mile loop
Walk or Bike 7 mile loop
Walk or Bike 12 mile loop
MBTA + Walk 3 miles

More information on the Charles River Path

On this website:

Galen Street to Bridge Street (eastern section)

Bridge Street to Moody Street (western section)

Boston Globe article

Boston Globe map

DCR maps:

eastern section

western section

A map of the entire route from WalkBoston

New link opened in December 2015

Moody Street Dam



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