Popular Rides

If you’re new to Citi Bike or are just looking for a nice way to spend an afternoon, here are some of our most popular routes. They’re fun, scenic and almost entirely car-free!

Central Park South Loop

The Southern Loop of Central Park is one of the most popular bike rides in NYC. It’s a scenic, easy ride – and car-free on weekends and select times on weekdays.

Central Park Full Loop

The Central Park Full Loop is the quintessential NYC bike ride, running along the 6.1-mile interior perimeter of the park.

Central Park

Riding the Lower Loop of Central Park is a great way to see many of the park’s most popular attractions, while avoiding the big hill at the northern most end of the park.

Hudson River Greenway

The greenway along the Hudson River is one of the most popular places to ride. It offers beautiful water views and a dedicated bike path that is closed to car traffic.

East River Greenway

Along the East Side of Manhattan is another nice bikeway that runs parallel to the East River, boasting great views of the Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

The waterfront along DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights has been revitalized into a park with a bike path offering breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.

Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

Six miles of the greenway along the Brooklyn waterfront are already complete, making it a great place to bike. By the time it’s done, it will be a 14-mile-long landscaped route.

Propsect Park Summer

Brooklyn's Prospect Park features a picturesque 3.35 mile loop that runs along the interior perimeter. It’s always car-free and has a dedicated bike lane at all times.

Jc Waterfront

Enjoy stunning views of Manhattan and Ellis Island as you traverse Jersey City and Liberty State Park.

Governors Island

This small island in the middle of New York Harbor is open to the public during the summer. Cars aren’t allowed, which makes it perfect for cycling.

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The area that was once known as “South Brooklyn” has suffered many indignities over the past century: the departure of the shipping industry; Hurricane Sandy; and, perhaps most devastatingly, an attempt by the real estate industry to rebrand the neighborhood as “BoCoCa,” which sounds like something you’d say if you had the hiccups.