Coastal Trails Newburyport MA

Coastal Trails Newburyport MA

The Coastal Trails Network is an emerging 30-mile, public system of bicycle and pedestrian trails linking the unique coastal features, town centers, neighborhoods and transportation hubs in the communities of Amesbury, Newbury, Newburyport and Salisbury Massachusetts. Construction of Phase II of the Clipper City Rail Trail and Harborwalk in Newburyport is shown in red in… Continue reading Coastal Trails Newburyport MA

Ipswich-Newburyport 34 mile loop

This 34-mile road bike ride begins at the Hammatt St. parking lot in Ipswich, MA and follows Rt. 1A along the coast to Newbury and Newburyport. The return is along quiet wooded roads west of Rt. 1, then taking newly-reconstructed Linebrook Road back to Ipswich. There is a short extra loop on Pine Swamp Road… Continue reading Ipswich-Newburyport 34 mile loop

North Shore cycling tour

Cape Ann bicycle ride

This former cycling tour of the Massachusetts North Shore was developed for Road Scholar, and is based in Ipswich and Newburyport, Massachusetts. The routes for the daily rides are provided below. Ipswich rides Ipswich rides start from the Ipswich Inn at the intersection of North Main St. and East St. To the Windmills and about Ipswich… Continue reading North Shore cycling tour

Northampton MA to Rockland ME

Northampton Quabbin Reservoir bicycle ride

This requested tour was designed to start in Northampton Massachusetts and ended in Rockland Maine. Other persons using these routes will need to find alternative overnight locations.The route takes a mix of local roads and highways to Westford and Newburyport MA, then follows generally follows the New Hampshire and Maine coast to Rockland. Roads are selected to optimize… Continue reading Northampton MA to Rockland ME

NSC Hamilton to Newburyport

Hamilton to Newburyport MA bicycle ride

Start: Cutler Elementary School, Asbury St., South Hamilton, MA map to start Description: Enjoy some of the nicest cycling in our area. Generally quiet, scenic country roads in Hamilton, Topsfield, Ipswich, Georgetown and Boxford. Long ride adds Newbury and Newburyport. Generally flat to rolling, with a few small hills. Ride created by Arnold Nadler. Combined NSC… Continue reading NSC Hamilton to Newburyport

Newburyport to Exeter

Newburyport to Exeter This is a Charles River Wheelmen (CRW) ride Start: Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 (map) Description: From beautiful Newburyport, we'll wind through some lovely back roads into Southern New Hampshire. Both rides will follow stretches of quiet roads along the Merrimack River with the longer ride heading as far… Continue reading Newburyport to Exeter

NSC North from Cushing Park, Newburyport

Newburyport-Amesbury bicycle ride

Start: Cushing Park, Kent St., Newburyport, MA. Google Directions and Map to Start Location. This is a North Shore Cyclists ride. Directions: From I-95, Exit 57 for Rte 113 E. Go 2 miles and take a left onto Kent Street. Parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Rte 1, go onto Merrimac Street (at the… Continue reading NSC North from Cushing Park, Newburyport

Arrowed rides on the North Shore Cyclists site

Ride name City and arrow Applecrest Amesbury Back to the Saddles Again Byfield Bagels and a Witch Boxford Best of Ipswich Ipswich Bradford ride Bradford Breakaway ride North Andover Cape Ann from Ipswich Ipswich Cape Ann from Manchester Manchester-by-the-Sea Cheese and Whine Amesbury Coastal New Hampshire Hampton Farm and Sea Danvers Grub, Sweat and Gears Topsfield… Continue reading Arrowed rides on the North Shore Cyclists site

NSC Merrimack River ride from Newburyport, MA

Merrimack River ride from Newburyport MA

Start: Cushing Park, Newburyport MA map to start Directions: From Rte. 95 take exit 57 Rte 113 east. Go for 2 miles and take a left onto Kent St. parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Rte 1 go onto Merrimac St. 1/4 mile west towards Amesbury. Take a left at the gas station… Continue reading NSC Merrimack River ride from Newburyport, MA

NSC Let’s Go Coastal from Newburyport, MA

coastal bicycle ride from Newburyport, MA

Start: Cushing Park, Newburyport map to start Directions: From Route 95, take Exit 57 for Route 113 East. Go for 2 miles and take a left onto Kent Street. Parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Route 1 go onto Merrimac Street (at the Newburyport end of the bridge over the Merrimack). Go 1/4 mile west towards… Continue reading NSC Let’s Go Coastal from Newburyport, MA