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Ammonoosuc Recreational Rail Trail

Trail Overview

Nearly 20 miles of re-purposed railway makes for an ideal location for hikers, bikers, and off-road motorists with the beautiful Ammonoosuc River in the background. 
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Trail Activity
20.1 miles, One Way
Easy, Moderate
Bath (NH), Haverhill (NH), Lisbon (NH), Littleton (NH)
Packed Earth/Dirt, Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder, Grass/Meadow, Sand
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The Ammonoosuc Rail Trail is 20 miles long and goes between Woodsville and Littleton. The Ammonoosuc River provides a gorgeous backdrop to the trail. In Bath, the trail passes by the magnificent 345 foot covered bridge that was built in 1832. The Lisbon Depot is another must-see along the trail. The trail starts at Central Street in Woodsville and ends at Industrial Park Road in Littleton.

The Ammonoosuc Rail Trail is open to ATVs and snowmobiles. The trail is made up mostly of dirt and gravel; however, it is rough in places, making for difficult mountain biking in some segments. ATVs and snowmobiles can find fuel in both Woodsville and Lisbon.

Trail Manager

For more information about the trail, check out New Hampshire's Recreational Rail Trails online, or contact:

NH Bureau of Trails

NH Bureau of Trails
172 Pembroke Road
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3254
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Trail Tips

Minimize Campfire Impacts
Use only small pieces of dead and down wood for campfires and let them burn down to ash. Please extinguish your campfire before leaving.
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Trailhead Information

To access the northern terminus from I-93, take Exit 41 and drive north on Cottage Street (if approaching from the north, left turn; if approaching from the south: merge right). Stay on Cottage Street for 0.6 miles, then turn left into the parking lot where the trailhead is located.

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