Rail-Trails Northern New England


  • In this official guide, the experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best of these rail-trails, as well as other multiuse pathways, in Northern New England.
  • The definitive guide to multiuse trails in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.


Explore 60 of the best rail-trails and multi use pathways across three states with this official guide.

All across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted to public multiuse trails.

Tour Maine’s Eastern Promenade Trail, showcasing Portland’s Casco Bay and Portland Harbor. Enjoy picturesque countryside on the Northern Rail Trail―New Hampshire’s longest rail-trail. Take a ride along Vermont’s Island Rail Trail, which boasts a spectacular marble causeway crossing Lake Champlain. Whether you’re on feet, wheels, or skis, you’ll love the variety in this collection of multiuse trails―from beautiful waterways and scenic areas to the hustle and bustle of the states’ urban centers