Hanover, New Hampshire (NH) Trails & Maps

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  • Ammonoosuc Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 19 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

    The Ammonoosuc Rail Trail is open to ATVs and snowmobiles. The trail is rough is many places, making for even difficult mountain biking in some segments. Trail users will find diversions in the charming town of Bath (particularly the covered ...
  • Battell Woods Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Battell Woods Trail is a network of loops through the forest preserve, between US 7/SR 125 at the south end and Seminary Street Extension on the north end. The eastern-most segment of the trail forms part of the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM), ...
  • Black Pond Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Black Pond Trail itself is short but it can be linked with other trails that run through the forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, just northeast of Lincoln. Specifically, the Black Pond Trail makes a nice loop when combined with ...
  • Blackmount Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Gravel, Woodchips

    In Woodsville the trail starts across from the Subway Restaurant across from the the Oceans Job Lot Store and next to the Woodsville Machine Shop and YES Yankee Electrical Supply up and down a short gravel road. In some places the rails are ...
  • Cheshire Rail Trail (Cheshire Branch Rail Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 32.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

    The Cheshire Rail Trail stretches for nearly 33 miles between Route 12 near Bookseller Road and the New Hampshire–Massachusetts state line at Route 12. In Keene, the trail includes a beautiful stone arch bridge over the Ashuelot River. There ...
  • Cross Vermont Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 30 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Cross Vermont Trail (CVT) is a statewide route that links a number of Vermont trails and includes on-road sections. As of spring 2012, 30 miles of trail are built and scattered across the state. Each of these trails are listed below and ...
  • Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY, VT
    Length: 23.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail quietly rambles over the rolling hills and farmland of western Vermont along the state’s border with New York, dipping into its western neighbor at the community of Granville. It traces an old Delaware & Hudson ...
  • East Branch Trail (VT)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 5.1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The East Branch Trail is a 5-mile ungroomed, backcountry pathway built on a former logging railroad bed in southern Vermont's Windham County. The remote, heavily wooded trail lies just north of the Searsburg Reservoir and Deerfield River in ...
  • East Branch and Zealand Valley Railroad Hike

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 18 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Sand

    Are you looking for a multi-day hike on beautiful rail-trails through pristine wilderness of the White Mountains? Look no further. At midpoint, the nearest road is 7 miles in either direction. Because of its isolation, this hike offers a quiet, ...
  • Franconia Brook Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 7.2 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Franconia Brook Trail runs from just north of the confluence of the east branch of the Pemigewasset River and Franconia Branch. Note that bicycling is not permitted along the route. You can combine the trail with other trails that run through ...
  • Granite Town Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Sand

    Mile 0.0 - DPW Garage  Cross the bridge in the parking area, the trail starts behind the fence, crossing over Great Brook on a old dam. Mile 0.53 - After crossing Union St. you will come to a concrete span over Great Brook. Mile 0.66 ...
  • Guinea Pond and Flat Mountain Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 11.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Grass

    These connecting trails follow the bed of the old Beebe River Railroad up to Flat Mountain Pond, a large, remote pool high in the Sandwich Range Wilderness. This is a great trip for advanced mountain bikers; novice/intermediate bikers should ...
  • Heritage Trail (Manchester)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Heritage Trail is managed by the state of New Hampshire to provide access to recreational and historical attractions across the state. Eventually, the north-south route along the former Boston and Maine Railroad corridor will stretch more ...
  • Lake Winnisquam Scenic Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 5.3 miles
    Surface:

    The Town of Belmont has been notified that it will receive $282,720 in federal dollars for the construction of the first phase of the Lake Winnisquam Scenic Trail. The Lake Winnisquam Scenic Trail will be approximately five miles in length from ...
  • Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 93.2 miles
    Surface:

    While the old Lamoille Valley Rail Road is now just a part of Vermont history, its footprint is a very exciting part of the state's future. The railway served as a vital east-west transportation corridor from 1877 till its closing in 1994. By ...
  • Lincoln Woods Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Lincoln Woods Trail runs for 2.6 miles along the east branch of the Pemigewasset River. You can combine the trail with other trails that run through the forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, just northeast of Lincoln, including ...
  • Means Woods Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Means Woods Trail is a segment of the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM) and runs between Seminary Street Extension into Means Woods and the Aurora School off Peterson Terrace, east of the downtown Middlebury. Heading south from Seminary Street ...
  • Millstone Hill West Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast

    The Millstone Hill West Bike Path connects the charming communities of Graniteville and Websterville in central Vermont. The trail is part of the Central Vermont Path, a proposed trail network to connect Barre, East Barre, Westerville, Graniteville ...
  • Montpelier & Wells River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 21.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

    The Montpelier & Wells River Trail occupies the former right-of-way of the old Montpelier & Wells River Railroad, which originally ran for 45 miles across northeast Vermont. Called the "Granite Train" for the materials it often carried from ...
  • Montpelier Recreation Path (Winooski Path)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Montpelier Recreation Path, which follows the Winooski River in downtown Montpelier, is currently divided into two paved pathways: Winooski West and Winooski East on either side of the North Branch River and Main Street. Collectively, they're ...
  • Nanamocomuck Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 12 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Upper and Lower Nanamocomuck Trails in White Mountain National Forest are accessible from Kancamagus Highway (SR 112) west of Conway. The trails are open for hiking in summer and cross-country skiing (ungroomed) in winter. The lower trails ...
  • New Boston Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The 4 ½ mile New Boston Rail Trail is an enticingly beautiful former Boston & Maine rail line running from approximately route 114 at the New Boston/Goffstown border to the center of New Boston. There it culminates at the Hillsborough County ...
  • Northern Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 55.6 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Crushed Stone

    At 56 miles, the Northern Rail Trail spans Grafton and Merrimack counties and is the longest rail-trail in New Hampshire.  The surface is cinder ballast in Grafton and 3/8” stone dust in Merrimack; both easily bike able on hybrids or mountain ...
  • Oliverian Brook Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Oliverian Brook Trail follows the course of Oliverian Brook through the dense forest of White Mountain National Forest. The trail, open to cross-country skiing in winter, heads toward Passaconaway Cutoff, 1.9 miles, near the base of Mt. ...
  • Pisgah State Park Reservoir Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Pisgah State Park includes over 13,300 acres of rough forested terrain, encompassing a complete watershed north of the Ashuelot River. Within the Cheshire County towns of Winchester, Chesterfield and Hinsdale, the park protects seven ponds (popular ...
  • Ramblin Vewe Farm Trails

    State: NH
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    The Ramblin' Vewe Farm Trails are part of the Ramblin' Vewe Farm Trust property, a non-profit organization that protects and preserves the farm, while conserving the heritage of working farms and rural landscapes. Part of their mission is to ...
  • Sawyer River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Grass, Sand

    The Sawyer River Trail offers a memorable 7.5-mile journey through a pristine mountain valley. Following the old Sawyer River Railroad logging line, the trail is popular with mountain bikers, and hikers for its combination of challenging single-track ...
  • South Barre Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The South Barre Bike Path is a paved trail approximately 1 mile long, running from Bridge Street in south Barre to Fairview Street in Barre City. The path passes the Barre City Elementary and Middle School, which is the location of the only ...
  • Sugar River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 9.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Sand

    Also known as the Sugar River Recreational Trail, this picturesque 9.8-mile path stretches from Newport to Claremont along the banks of the Sugar River. Wildlife is abundant amid the secluded woodlands. Stay alert to spot deer, rabbit, beaver, ...
  • Toonerville Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Toonerville Rail-Trail (a.k.a. Springfield Greenway) spans 3 meticulously maintained miles from the downtown business district of Springfield southeast to the western bank of the Connecticut River at the Vermont–New Hampshire border. The ...
  • Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The scenic Valley Trail currently runs nearly a mile through West Dover in southern Vermont on the outskirts of the Green Mountain National Forest. Plans call for continuing the trail further north to the Mount Snow Ski Area and south to Wilmington, ...
  • WOW Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The WOW Trail will one day stretch more than 9 miles in central New Hampshire along the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad. Its acronym comes from three regional lakes, which will be seen from the pathway: Winnisquam, Opechee, and Winnipesaukee. The ...
  • Warren to East Haverhill Railroad Grade Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 10.7 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Warren to East Haverhill Railroad Grade Trail starts from an interesting landmark: a Redstone missile brought to Warren by a resident who served in the Army in Alabama in 1970. He found some obsolete missiles in a field and arranged with ...
  • West River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 16 miles
    Surface: Gravel, Sand

    Following the floodplain of the West River Valley, the 16-mile West River Trail (a.k.a. Railroad Bed Trail) appeals to a wide range of trail users. The rail-trail has a nearly level surface, ideal for walkers, cyclists and equestrians, while ...
  • Winnipesaukee River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NH
    Length: 5.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Winnipesaukee River Trail courses along its namesake river, connecting the towns of Franklin and Tilton-Northfield. The trail passes through an unusual upside-down covered bridge—believed to be the nation's only one—listed on the National ...
  • Wright Park Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Wright Park Trail forms a loop over nearly 4 miles (not all shown on the map) throughout the heavily wooded Wright Park. The White Circle Trail follows Otter Creek River, and along here you'll pass through a wetland and get scenic views of river ...
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