Over the past several years, the City of Fremont has been setting the standard for bikeway design and construction in the East Bay, with a whopping five fully protected intersections connecting with protected bikeways, and more on the way. Grab your bike and take a tour of some of the new facilities and bike paths, and get excited for the future of bike lanes in the East Bay.
This ride and the points of interest below are available here as a PDF.
Points of Interest
BART Way Bikeway
As you roll out of BART, enjoy the East Bay’s first partially raised bikeway, connecting BART to Civic Center Drive with a protected intersection. Learn more about the BART Way Bikeway.
As bike lanes go, Walnut Avenue is the best of the bunch. Cruise up to Mission Blvd and back down to Paseo Padre, enjoying protected intersections along the way. Don’t forget to take a selfie when you’re counted on the automatic bike counter. If you are coming from points north, you can also access Walnut Ave via the Alameda Creek Trail and Mission Boulevard. Learn more about Walnut Avenue.
Take a pause from bike lane admiration to have a rest at Lake Elizabeth. Whether you want to hang out at the playground or have a serene moment watching birds, Lake Elizabeth is a family-friendly and bike-friendly destination.
East Bay Greenway and Mission Creek Trail
The bike love continues on Fremont’s trail system. You can either roll further east on the Mission Creek Trail to Mission San Jose Park and back, or head straight south on the East Bay Greenway. This section of the East Bay Greenway is super wide and perfect for new learners to practice their pedaling.
Central Fremont Business District
Reward yourself with takeout from a delicious restaurant in Central Fremont. There are tons of options to choose from, our favorites include The Nawab’s Kitchen and Din Ding Dumpling House.
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