Trails in New Hampshire

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Rockingham Recreational Trail

Rockingham rail trail

For active travelers, the Rockingham Recreational Trail is probably the most readily available of the New Hampshire rail trails. Due to its proximity to Manchester, New Hampshire’s largest town (and airport), the trail is a cinch to access. Once you get to Manchester, the trail is not quite so easy to find, but if you …

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Northern Rail Trail

New Hampshire's Northern Rail Trail skirts a blue pond

You wouldn’t dream of touring the Louvre in a Lexus, the Prado in a Porsche, or the Vatican in a Volvo. Yet that’s how thousands of people view the New England fall foliage… strapped in a car, hurtling down the highway, craning their necks to get an occasional glimpse of rainbow colored trees. There’s a …

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Cheshire Rail Trail

Cheshire Rail Trail view of river from stone bridge

Cheshire Rail Trail can be used as a hiking trail, horseback riding trail, snowmobile trail, cross-country ski trail, bike trail, or even a dogsled trail. It screams, “Classic New England” rail-trail. The Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland is named after Cheshire County New England. The Cheshire Rail Trail is named after Cheshire County in …

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Ashuelot Rail Trail

Ashuelot Rail Trail in Keene, New Hampshire

The town of Keene serves as a hub to both the Cheshire Rail Trail and the Ashuelot Rail Trail. So I found it rather odd that a.) no two people seemed to pronounce Ashuelot the same way (so let’s go with ash-wheel-ot) and b.) no one and I mean no one in Keene could tell me where I …

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Ammonoosuc Rail Trail

covered bridge leading to Ammonoosuc rail trail in new hampshire

If you have read any of my trail reviews, you know that I’m crazy about bike trails in general and rail-trails in particular. The Ammonoosuc rail trail was no exception, except it was one of the few trails where I had as much fun before I even hopped on my bike as I did on the …

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