New York, New York, it's a wonderful biking town! From protected bike paths on the Bronx waterfront to the low-key cycling in Battery Park City, we'll help you find the best bike trails for families in NYC.
When the weather warms up, there's nothing quite like going for a bike ride with the kiddos—it's one of the best things a family can do in New York City right now. The key? Pick the right bike path. Brooklyn Bridge bike trail? It has one of the best views in the world, but it's steeper than you think—and might be too much for tiny legs. Prospect Park? Glorious setting—and the loop is dominated by super-pumped peletons zooming at top speed.
Our curated list points you to places like the semi-secret bike paths in Central Park, Erie Basin in Red Hook, and Governor's Island, a car-free paradise with 7 miles of bike paths and breezy skyline views. How do you top off a biking adventure like that? Why, with a visit to one of the best ice cream shops in NYC for kids! It's just a day in the life of a real New Yorker kid.
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