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East Bay Bike Path, RI

A great urban trail for you and your dog.

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    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
    Website: http://www.dot.ri.gov/community/bikeri/eastbay.php
    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
    Terrain: Paved
    Elevation: Flat
    Dog Policy: Dogs must be leashed. http://www.riparks.com/PDFFiles/Pet%20PDF.pdf
    Motor Vehicles:

    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:

    Independence Park
    Thames St. & Oliver St.
    419-459 Thames S
    Bristol, RI 02809
    GPS Coordinates 41.675242, -71.279070 Map

    India Point Park
    India St.
    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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