Boston's Emerald Necklace Trail is a 32.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boston, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Discover Frederick Law Olmsted's famous system of parks on this bicycle tour of the historic Emerald Necklace. Discover Frederick Law Olmsted's famous system of parks on this bicycle tour of the historic Emerald Necklace. From the shaded boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue to the popular shores of Jamaica Pond to the winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum, this chain of gardens, reserves, and open space serves as an oasis in the middle of a bustling city. Come enjoy a route that's a favorite among locals and the best way to see the green side of Boston. Please note that this is one of our longer tours and riders should be prepared to pedal along all 15 scenic miles.