A great urban trail for you and your dog.
Special Interest: BikingOutdoor PlayRunningSportsSports - FitnessSports - PullWalking
The East Bay Bike Path is a 13.8 mile paved, relatively flat road that starts in Independence Park in Bristol, RI and India Point Park in Providence, RI. The views from the road are relaxing. The trail runs mostly along Providence River, with some also meandering through the city and residential neighborhoods.
Eat Bay Bike Path Quick Links
Pawtivity Listing: Essential info & tips for dog owners. Link
Maps & Access: http://www.dot.ri.gov/documents/bikeri/maps/ebbp2018.pdf
Start: Bristol, RI 41.675242, -71.279070 Map
End: Providence, RI 41.818107, -71.390918 Map
Dog Policy: Dogs must be leashed. http://www.riparks.com/PDFFiles/Pet%20PDF.pdf
The Rhode Island Department of Transportion has a map of the trail. Map: http://www.dot.ri.gov/documents/bikeri/maps/ebbp2018.pdf. Parking is also included here: http://www.dot.ri.gov/community/bikeri/eastbay.php.
They also provide a map of all bike paths in Rhode Island. Map: http://www.dot.ri.gov/documents/bikeri/RI_Statewide_Bicycle_System.pdf
Dogs must be leashed along the trail. For more information refer to the Rhode Island pet policy. Website: http://www.riparks.com/PDFFiles/Pet%20PDF.pdf.
It’s very easy to get off the trail and stop by for a bite to eat. If you have your dog, you can even spend some time playing along several parks along the trail. Snow is not removed during the winter. All types of bikes are allowed on this road.
The East Bay Bike Path start and end points are:
Thames St. & Oliver St.
419-459 Thames S
Bristol, RI 02809
GPS Coordinates 41.675242, -71.279070 Map
India Point Park
201 India St
Providence, RI 02903
GPS Coordinates 41.818107, -71.390918 Map
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Location: Bristol | Providence | Bristol County | Rhode Island
Activities: Walking, Biking, Running, Fat Tire Biking
Items Needed: Bike, Bike Helmet, Bike Repair Kit, Bike Attachment or Springer, Non-Tangling Lead, Body Harness, Water, First Aid, Reflective Tape or Gear, Poop Bags, Other Appropriate Gear
Safety: Please consult your vet on running with your dog, especially if you have a puppy. Pay attention to your dog's abilities and start slow. Never run when it is too hot or cold outside. And don't forget to check the paws!
Watch out for poison ivy/oak and foxtail along the side of the road.
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