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South County Bike Path
South County Bike Path Rock Report ~ here you go! Otherwise known as the William C. O’Neill Bike Path, the path makes use of an inactive railroad line.
Here are some quick facts about the South County Bike Path:
- 7 miles paved bike path.
- Path of gentle hills with excellent conditions for riding.
- Nearby historical attractions include Main Street Wakefield, South County Museum & Area Art Galleries.
The William C. O’Neill Bike Path is one of the premier bike paths in the Northeast. From the Kingston train station, the bike path tracks the old Narragansett Pier Railroad and passes through the villages of Peace Dale and Wakefield.
South County Bike Path is a Simple Field Trip from Green Hill, RI
We’ve cycled the South County Bike Path many times over the years. And each year it gets better and better! Our morning routine typically starts out with a breakfast of champions at Phil’s in Wakefield. We love the pancakes, but be sure your eyes are not bigger than your belly, since 1 giant pancake is perfect!
If you want to ride but have no bike, fear not. Just make your way over to W.E. Stedman Company Bicycle Shop at 196 Main Street Wakefield. It’s a full service bicycle shop located in the heart of Wakefield, RI. Even if you are looking for something as simple as a flat fix or air in your tires, they’d love to help you out. They have all kinds of programs and rides to check out, which we plan to do int he seaons ahead. When we do, we will report right back. I’m particularly interested to learn more about their Tuesday Night Ladies Ride.
Rhode Island Rocks for Bike Paths!
In the past 20 years, Rhode Island has built an impressive network of bike paths, offering mroe than 60 miles of off-road cycling in all the regions of the state. Explore Rhode Island’s Bike Path Right Here!