The Nashua Canal Trail is part of a series of loop trails in Mine Falls Park, Nashua. A total of 6 miles of trails wind along the canal and river in this beautiful, wooded park. Only 1.2 miles of trail are paved, while the rest are hard-packed dirt. The canal itself, dug by hand in the 1880s, is 3 miles long. The waterfall the canal created powered local mills. The gatehouse was built in 1886 and still allows water to flow to Mill Pond.
Where 7th Street enters the park, you can take it south to link with the Nashua Heritage Rail-Trail
Mine Falls Park is open from 6 AM to 10 PM. There are several parking and access points. To access the Stadium Road parking lot, take US 3 (Everett Turnpike) to Exit 5W (SR 111/W Hollis St. Travel west for 0.3 mile and turn right on Riverside Drive. Turn left on Stadium Road. You can either park in the small lot by the stadium or continue another 0.2 mile to Millhouse Pond and Gatehouse parking.
This is one of my favorite trails. It's right in the middle of Nashua. It doesn't cross any roads. There are multiple off shot paths you can take and explore. The path is made up of paved and dirt trails. On some parts are made for mountain bikes and ...