Upcoming Rail Trail Events

  • Six-Mile Round Trip Bike Ride
    Jun 05, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Whipple Free Library , 67 Mont Vernon Rd, New Boston, NH 03070, USA
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  • Bike to Fisher Cats Stadium - 16 Miles One Way
    Aug 07, 10:30 AM
    New Boston Town Hall , 5 Meetinghouse Hill Rd, New Boston, NH 03070, USA
    Join us for a day on THREE rail trails (New Boston, Goffstown, Manchester) as we bike 16-miles one-way from the New Boston Town Hall to Fisher Cats Stadium for a 1:30pm game! The entire ride takes place on rail trails. Ticket included with purchase.
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  • Sterno Cookoff
    Oct 22, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Lang Station, Gregg Mill Rd, New Boston, NH 03070, USA
    Enter your best dish into the Sterno Cookoff!
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Visit The Rail Trail

LANG STATION TRAIL HEAD

To reach the Lang Station trail head, follow State Route 13 South for 3.9 miles, and turn right onto Gregg Mill Road. In less than 0.1 mile, the trail parking area and Lang Station will be on your left.

HCYC/4h fairgrounds trail head

Follow SR 13 S 5.9 miles, and turn right onto Hilldale Lane. Cross bridge to enter the Hillsborough County Youth Center* property. Follow Hilldale Lane along the river. Head north a few hundred yards to find signs for the trail. 
 

*Note that this is private property, though the youth center allows the public to park and access the trail during the day.

PARKER ROAD TRAIL HEAD

From Center of New Boston, take RT 13N for 4 miles and then turn left onto Parker Road. Cross over the bridge and take a left at the fork. Go for 1/8 mile and the parking lot is on the right.

Riverside Drive TRAIL HEAD

Access the newest part of the NBRT via Riverside Drive, across the street from the Berry Good Blueberry Farm on Parker Road.

Accessibility

NBRT is accessible for people of all ages and abilities! Picnic tables and resting benches are located throughout the trail. 

A special thanks to Wheels in the Wilderness for reviewing the NBRT! 

Check out their video review: 

Rail Trail News

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PHASE I - COMPLETE

In 2017, New Boston completed 1.5 miles of uninterrupted, non-motorized, pedestrian recreational trail starting at the Hillsborough County Youth Center and leading to Lang Station on Greg Mill Road, following alongside the Piscataguog River.
 

RAIL TRAIL
 EXPANSION PROJECT 

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who donated to help us raise $102,000 for the

final phase of expansion of the New Boston Rail Trail! 

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PHASE II - COMPLETE

 

Construction on the final 1.5 mile section from Lang Station trailhead to Parker Road trailhead began in Spring 2021 and was completed in Fall 2021 thanks to generous donors! This section of trail contained protruding tree roots and trip-laden terrain. 0.25 miles were previously completed in December 2018. 

Rail Trail Gear

NB Rail Trail T-Shirts $15.00

  NB Safety Vest $10.00

On sale at Rail Trail events and the New Boston Town Hall

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NEW HAMPSHIRE RAIL TRAILS 

NEW EDITION!

 

Avid cycler and railman, Charles Martin is back with an extended, up-to-date edition of his popular guide to New Hampshire's extensive system of rail trails. the new edition includes:

  • Description of 18 new trails and updates to trail conditions and descriptions for all previous trails - a total of 52 trails. 

  • Over 180 photos of scenery, railroad artifacts, and trail conditions.

  • Brief histories of the railroads that formerly operated on these trails rights of way.

 

320 pages - 130 meticulous maps

                                          $22.95

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