Best Road Biking in Rhode Island

This list represents the most popular road biking in Rhode Island. Use this list to plan your next Rhode Island road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. East Bay Bicycle Path


The trail offers the best way to get to the beach from downtown Providence and is well worth a visit. Surface: Asphalt. Location: Greater Providence and Bristol Counties.…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine"
Bristol, RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 14.5 miles Best Trail in ri - Click to view allBestCross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#2. East Bay Bike Path


A well-maintained bike path traveling from Bristol to Providence along the northeast shore of Narragansett Bay. This trip is paved, but it’s still technically off-road. Rhode Island is taking part in…
From the guidebook "Discover Rhode Island"
Bristol, RI - Road Biking - 14.5 miles Best Trail in ri - Click to view allBestRoad Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Appalachian Mountain Club Books

#3. South County Bike Path


The South County Bike Path offers a pleasant ride through a mix of rural and suburban landscapes. Surface: Asphalt. Location: Kingston.…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine"
Kingston, RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 4.3 miles Best Trail in ri - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#4. Blackstone River Bikeway


Located in the northernmost tip of Rhode Island, this is a gem of a rail-trail, scenic from start to finish. Surface: Asphalt. Location: Providence County.…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine"
Lincoln , RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking - 3.5 miles Best Trail in ri - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#5. Block Island


Here is a ride that offers a rewarding minivacation for Long Islanders, providing at once a superb bicycling tour, travel on deep seas, and a visit to a displaced piece of New England., all in one day…
From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
New Shoreham, RI - Road Biking - 17 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#6. Newport (and Beyond) Ramble


This ride draws a figure-eight loop around Newport and Middletown. The first half follows Ocean Drive along the magnificent shoreline jutting out from Newport. The second half passes from Newport's sp…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New England"
Newport, RI - Road Biking - 25.7 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#7. Sakonnet Point Ramble


In Southeastern Rhode Island, country lanes lace a 4-mile-wide strip of salt marshes, farms, and woods lying between the broad Sakonnet River and the Mass border. This is Rhode Island's flatter part;…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New England"
Tiverton, RI - Road Biking - 28.7 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press