Charles River Reservation - Full Bike Loop




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621521 ft

Begins in:
Boston, MA, United States
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The full loop of Charles River Reservation, Boston Museum of Science, MIT, BU, Harvard, Cambridge Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Watertown, Newton, Waltham, and back. When in doubt follow the little yellow duck footsteps to the right bank of the river. Recent wooden foot-bridges (2005) allow you to connect the full loop in a super nicely paved bike loop. End at the Waltham cemetary, a beautiful setting by the tail end of the Charles River Reservation, where the river widens and makes many loops and coves before hitting Route 128/Interstate 95. Takes about 3 hours at full speed (with interruptions and some off trail).
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Rating Start/End Points Length Start/End Elevation Avg Grade
Cat 5 0.06 mi/1.06 mi 0.99 mi 0 ft/178 ft 3.4%
Cat False 19.77 mi/35.93 mi 16.16 mi -94,690 ft/-11,260 ft 97.8%
Cat hc 43.39 mi/47.62 mi 4.23 mi -48,711 ft/-28,485 ft 90.6%
Cat hc 62.73 mi/69.00 mi 6.28 mi -106,571 ft/-75,433 ft 93.9%
Cat False 74.35 mi/94.31 mi 19.96 mi -101,608 ft/155 ft 96.6%
Cat 5 106.55 mi/109.91 mi 3.36 mi 21 ft/161 ft 0.8%
Cat False 121.91 mi/133.47 mi 11.56 mi -59,248 ft/-368 ft 96.4%
Cat False 149.57 mi/164.18 mi 14.61 mi -83,635 ft/-8,518 ft 97.4%
Cat False 173.13 mi/180.47 mi 7.34 mi -53,815 ft/-17,228 ft 94.5%
Cat hc 197.81 mi/204.21 mi 6.40 mi -106,899 ft/-74,957 ft 94.5%
Cat False 212.30 mi/233.25 mi 20.95 mi -107,657 ft/-457 ft 96.9%
Cat False 245.68 mi/258.11 mi 12.43 mi -63,903 ft/-356 ft 96.8%
Cat hc 260.54 mi/263.52 mi 2.98 mi -11,146 ft/228 ft 72.2%

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