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Connecticut River Walk

The Connecticut River Walk & Bikeway runs along a scenic stretch of riverfront
The 3.7 mile paved path is perfect for biking, jogging, power-walking or a leisurely stroll

The Connecticut River Walk and Bikeway in Springfield

The Connecticut River Walk and Bikeway includes 3.7 mile stretch along the Springfield riverfront which provides outstanding opportunities to bike, run, walk or rollerblade in view of stunning scenic vistas of the Connecticut River, the Springfield city skyline, and Memorial Bridge. The riverwalk passes through Springfield's Riverfront Park and offers direct access to the new Basketball Hall of Fame via a pedestrian bridge.

Download a River Walk brochure with map and parking info (brochure courtesy of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission)

About the Connecticut River Walk

The River Walk is a linear park along both sides of the Connecticut River planned to extend through the communities of Agawam, Chicopee, Holyoke, Springfield and West Springfield. The completed portions of the River Walk in Springfield and Agawam feature:

  • paved paths for strolling, jogging, bicycling and rollerblading;
  • scenic overlooks and nature trails;
  • urban promenades with benches and picnic areas;
  • safety and security features such as bicycle-mounted police patrols.

Hundreds Come Out for 2nd Annual HNE River Walk Event

Hundreds of downtown workers turned out on Friday for the second annual River Walk along the Connecticut River. Sponsored by Health New England, the event promotes exercise and healthy lifestyles while also showcasing the River Walk. See video of the event from MassLive/TV 22 and Channel 40 TV

Map: Springfield portion of the Connecticut River Walk









Page last updated:  Monday, May 23, 2011 02:27 pm