Explore the Blackstone River Bikeway with BHC’s Bikeway Ambassadors
Blackstone Heritage Corridor’s Bikeway Ambassadors will be leading guided bike rides along the Blackstone River Bikeway this summer. To learn more, visit BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org.
Wednesday, July 13: Worcester, MA
Meet at the Blackstone River Valley Heritage Center at 3 Paul Clancy Way, Worcester, MA. We will pedal along the Blackstone River Bikeway for 2.5 miles, where it ends in Millbury, and bike over to Christopher’s Homemade Ice Cream for a refreshing summer treat. Bring your own cash or credit. The approximate round-trip distance is five miles.
Wednesday, July 27: Lincoln, RI
Meet at the Capt. Wilbur Kelly House Museum at Blackstone River State Park, 1075 Lower River Road, Lincoln, RI, for a guided ride along the Blackstone River Bikeway and Canal Towpath as we ride south to Lonsdale and back. The approximate round-trip distance is seven miles.
Wednesday, August 10: Blackstone, MA
Meet at the Blackstone River Greenway, 85 Canal Street, Blackstone, MA, for a guided bike ride along the Blackstone River Greenway to Uxbridge, MA, and back. The round-trip distance is just over seven miles.
Wednesday, August 24: Lincoln, RI to Old Slater Mill
Meet at the Lonsdale Drive-In parking lot, 121 John Street, Lincoln, RI, for a guided bike ride to Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI. Much of this ride will be off the bikeway and on the street. The approximate round-trip distance is five miles.
To learn more about the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Bikeway Ambassadors, visit BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org. To learn more about the Volunteers-In-Parks program, contact Molly Cardoza, Director of Volunteer and Community Engagement, at [email protected] or call 508-234-4242.
Save the date of Saturday, August 27, for clean-up and green-up events throughout the Blackstone River Watershed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ZAP the Blackstone. Learn more at ZAPtheBlackstone.com and BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org.