Bike and Run in Stamford

Hit the pavement in these 3 parks



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Are you sick of the same old boring loops you’ve been running or biking over the last few months or even years? Every workout enthusiast knows that changing it up is the key to staying motivated and fit. Luckily for you, we have the top three picturesque parks that are sure to shake up your daily workout routine. So lace up your sneaks, check that tire pressure and hit the pavement!

Mianus River Park

Merriebrook Lane

You can’t get any closer to nature than Mianus River Park, 400-acre of pictorial land boarding Greenwich and Stamford. Situated along the Mianus River, which runs throughout the park, this hidden gem is known for it’s scenic miles of rolling trails perfect for walking, running and biking.

Cove Island Park

Cove Road

Rocky shorelines, coastal views, ocean breezes, what more could you ask for? Cove Island Park has all of this and more including a one-mile route for walking or running, lawn areas perfect for post workout cool downs, and a cycling path.

Before you head out, check the Stamford city website or call (203) 977-5214 for information on passes and fees.

Scalzi Park

100 Bridge Street

For those closer to downtown, Scalzi Park is the perfect place to break a sweat. The park features running and hiking trails as well as tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. The park is also home to Cubeta Stadium and the Stamford American Legion baseball team.

Leave your wallet at home; the parks facilities and parking are free.

Break out of your boring workout routine with our top three picks and get back to enjoying your workout!

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