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.

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.