Built in 1992 by the State of Massachusetts on an inactive railroad line, the Minuteman Bikeway travels from Bedford…More through Lexington and Arlington, before connecting to the Alewife MBTA station in Cambridge.
The 11-mile bikeway, which is managed and maintained by the four communities through which it passes, is 12 feet wide and paved asphalt on the entire route. Bicycling, walking, jogging, in-line skating, cross-country skiing are allowed; no motorized vehicles are allowed except for powered wheelchairs. The bikeway is plowed during the winter in Arlington and Lexington.
In Lexington, the Bikeway is overseen by the Lexington Bicycle Advisory Committee, via the Board of Selectmen's Office. In 2008, the Minuteman Bikeway inducted into Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.
Chase Skating Facility at the Hayden Recreation Centre 10 Lincoln St, Lexington, MA02421 The Hayden Recreation Centre is operated as a non-profit, privately-endowed corporation and does not receive financial…More support from the Town of Lexington. Open only during the winter season, the indoor rink is used for general skating, classes and league play. It is also used by Lexington High School and the Lexington Bedford Youth Hockey program on a scheduled basis. You must be a member of the Hayden Recreation Centre to use the skating facility. Call for membership details, general skate hours, class schedules or more information. Please note, skate rentals are not available.