Washington Secondary bike paths
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Length: Cranston Bike Path: 5.5 miles; West Warwick Greenway: 3 miles; Warwick Greenway, 1.5 miles. All are paved.
Grade: Generally flat. Good incline heading west from Riverpoint section of West Warwick to Coventry line. Slight incline from start of Cranston Bike path at West Natick Road heading north.
Trail condition: Good to excellent. Isolated areas have small amount of dirt and debris on trail after heavy rains. Some bumping pavement from root encroachment on Cranston path
Special characteristics: This path runs along a former rail right of way and passes heavily populated areas. Great views of mills, Pawtuxet River and easy access to many commerical areas. Many segments have thick woods despite proximity to high development. Heavily shaded in many places.
Natural attractions nearby: Boating and fishing in the Pawtuxet River at certain places.
Historical attractions nearby: Old mill villages, historic homes, restored caboose.
Services nearby: Shops, restaurants, malls, schools, government centers, libraries.
Directions: West Warwick Greenway: From Rte. 95, take Exit 10 (northbound) or Exit 10A (southbound) to Rte. 117 east. At second light, take left onto Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Road). Follow to Rte. 2. Go straight to street before Horgan Elementary School, take right to parking area behind restored caboose.
Warwick Greenway & Cranston Bike Path: Take Rte. 295 to Rte. 2 north. After first light, take left turnaround to Rte. 2 south and immediately exit onto West Natick Road. Park on left and right at Rte. 295 overpass.
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