Newly marked River City Trail was officially opened Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony in West Market Square.
Walk-n-Roll Bangor, a local group representing cyclists and pedestrians, has been working with the Bicycle Coalition of Maine to create a route through the heart of downtown.
The group's advisors said that since the city has invested tens of millions of dollars into developing these areas, they decided to install signs to help people find their way around.
The signs include distances from and directions to notable locations along the trail.
The trail starts at the Paul Bunyan statue on Main Street and runs through five economic hubs, including Bangor Waterfront and West Market Square.