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Norwottuck Rail Trail

look up the address and put it iin, Northampton, MA
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Exceptional bike trail

The newest renovations have made this trail one of the finest in the Northeast. The trail is well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bolton Landing, NY
Good exercise!

The area is good for biking or walking! The air is so fresh! It's not too hot there because of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ten-mile bike path on the old tracks of the Boston and Maine railroad.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The newest renovations have made this trail one of the finest in the Northeast. The trail is well maintained with plenty of areas for a spots for a short picnic or snack break.

Thank JohnBoltonLanding_NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The area is good for biking or walking! The air is so fresh! It's not too hot there because of the shades. This is one of those things I would do in the summer this year! I'll definitely go again!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had checked out the rail trail in Northampton leading into Hadley. Great trail for walking, biking, or jogging. Well maintained by the MCR, clean and well marked. Lots of benches, picnic tables, parking and portable restrooms. The best in western mass. I live an...More

Thank copper2056
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Newly repaved, it offers a long and well-shaded path for a long walk or a brisk bike ride. The new tunnel under the railroad tracks will make this even more convenient

Thank David S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is probably my favorite bike trail, but I haven't been in a couple of years (the date's not accurate), but they were also doing work on some sections of it. It's pretty much flat, but there are some hills. It's a popular place for...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Flat, well maintained, paved trail. Easy walk from downtown Northampton. No bathrooms. Quiet when we were there, but I can see how it can get crowded. We saw walkers of all ages, joggers, cyclists, and families with pets enjoying the traffic-free trail. Really beautiful and...More

Thank BostonFabulous
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This happy rail trail is a wonderful glimpse into New England. Northampton, Whole foods and Amherst are all possible stops along the way.

Thank esserguy
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The past year this biking trail has been re-paved. No more glass fragments in the pavement to puncture your tires. The trail is easily accessible. 1st timers, park behind Whole Foods in South Hadley. Head west if your a beginner (towards Northampton, MA) or if...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've biked, walked, jogged and geocached along this beautiful path. Lots of shade, benches and lovely stops, if needed, to make your trip enjoyable. There are water fountains as well. There's scenic views of the surrounding mountains for your visual pleasure. Definitely worth travelling along!

Thank DMistark
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is truly an extraordinary bike path. Several sections of it have now been connected and it's endless miles of path to check out.

Thank David P
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25 March 2016|
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Response from Pierre R | Reviewed this property |
Yes - that would be Maple Farms. On the bike path as it crosses North Maple St. (Behind Hampshire Mall). They've expanded in recent years too.
5 September 2015|
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Response from Islenskr | Reviewed this property |
You can jump on it pretty much anywhere. You can see that path on google maps.
1 August 2015|
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Response from JRenfrew | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Northampton Bicycle. Have fun!