Cycle to the Source 2021

By Cambridge Water Department and Fresh Pond Reservation

Come explore the Cambridge Watershed with us to learn about where your water comes from! This is a guided, 33 mile bike ride that explores watershed lands in Lincoln, Lexington, Weston, and Waltham.

Cycle to the Source logo
8:30am – 4pm

RAIN DATE is SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3rd

Age: Adult.

This event is free and open to the public, but for safety reasons is for adults only.

Contact

Anna Van Dresser
Cambridge Water Department
avandreser@cambridgema.gov
617-349-7712

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Register here by September 29th

Register by September 29th. For more information, visit our website or contact Anna Van Dreser at avandreser@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-7712.

Free!

All you need is a working bike, helmet, lunch, and water. If you would like to join but need a bike, Urban Adventours rents hybrid and road bikes that are suitable for the event. $65 would cover the cost of the bike, helmet, and delivery to Fresh Pond on the morning of the tour. 

Location

  • In-person only.

Fresh Pond Reservation

250 Fresh Pond Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Cambridge Highlands, Strawberry Hill, and West Cambridge

Cycle to the Source is a 33 mile bike tour of the Cambridge Watershed. It is a chance to explore where your water comes from, how it is collected, and what steps are taken to ensure the city has clean drinking water. It will include stops at the upper reservoirs, dams, gatehouses, and the CWD field office.

The ride starts and ends at the Walter J. Sullivan Purification Facility at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, and explores the Cambridge watershed, which includes the lands and reservoirs in Lincoln, Lexington, Weston, and Waltham.

All you need is a working bike, helmet, lunch, and water. If you would like to join but need a bike, Urban Adventours rents hybrid and road bikes that are suitable for the event. $65 would cover the cost of the bike, helmet, and delivery to Fresh Pond on the morning of the tour. Visit their website for more information.

Additional information

It will include stops at the reservoirs, dams, gatehouses, and CWD field office. Please note that, for safety reasons, the event is for adults only.

Register by September 29th. For more information, contact Anna Van Dreser at avandreser@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-7712.

Cycle to the Source event flyer