Special Places

What makes someplace “special”? Does visiting it bring back fond memories, or is it something that soothes your soul? Special places can be anywhere – a well-loved walk, a beach, the woods. In this series, we highlight some of the special places in Rhode Island, and define what makes them so.

For East Bay Bike Path commuter Tiffany Rhodes, this section of the path in East Providence is her favorite. (Joanna Detz/ecoRI News)

Popular East Bay Bike Path Makes Community and Work Connections

The East Bay Bike Path is one of the crown jewels of Rhode Island’s bicycle infrastructure. The mostly flat asphalt path traverses five municipalities, wetlands, and wooded areas, making it popular with bicyclists, joggers, walkers, hand-holding couples, bold wildlife, and commuters.

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