Along the Charles River Path: Loop from Watertown Square to Moody Street

This loop walk or bike ride is about 7 miles long. Almost all of the route is on the Charles River Path, with just a couple of sidewalk detours.

You can start the walk at any point along the loop. The description below starts from Bridge Street and does the western loop first, followed by the eastern loop. Parking is available on the side streets parallel to Bridge Street.

The western loop alone is about 7 miles round trip.

See this page for descriptions of shorter and longer trips along the Charles.

Eastern section of walk

Charles River Path Galen to Bridge Street
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Western section of walk

Note: In December 2015, a new section of the path was completed along the river, making a direct connection between Elm Street and the Charles River Museum of Industry. The new section is shown in red on this map and is included in the description below. Also, please refer to this article.

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