Biking

Northampton provides several biking routes within the community for residents.
  • The Northampton Bike Path leads from State Street in downtown Northampton to Look Park in Florence
  • South Street and Elm Street, have lined bicycle lanes downtown
  • Norwottuck Bike Trail is an 8.5-mile path linking Northampton, Hadley, and Amherst
  • A bike path connecting the Norwottuck Bike Trail and the Northampton Bike Path is proposed as well as a bike path connecting downtown Northampton to Easthampton
Bicycling Organizations
 Several active bicycling organizations in the city help maintain current bike paths and propose improvements for increased bike safety.