Montpelier & Wells River Rail Trail: Newbury

Gradual pleasant walk or easy bike among stands of large trees with views of Wells River, wetlands, farm.
Trail Activity
Walking Bicycling
Length
1.7 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Town
Newbury (VT)
Surface
Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder, Grass/Meadow
Pets
Permitted on leash
Fees
No

Description

This section of the Cross Vermont Trail on the former railbed is a pleasant, gradual trail through stands of large trees with some sweeping views of Wells River, wetlands, and farms beyond. Wildlife viewing opportunities reward the quiet trail user. Together with the Boltonville Nature Trail and the Blue Mountain Nature Trail, there is a network of nearly four miles throughout the Wells River Conservation Area (including properties of the Al-len Farm, State of Vermont, Town of Newbury, and Blue Mountain Union School.)

Trail Manager

Visit Newbury Conservation Commission or Cross Vermont Trail Association online for more information or contact:

Cross Vermont Trail

Cross Vermont Trail
29 Main St Suite 4
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: (802) 498-0079
greg@crossvermont.org
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Newbury Conservation Commission
conservationnewbury@gmail.com
View website

Trail Tips

Travel on Durable Surfaces
Walk single file in the middle of the trail. Wear the right shoes and enjoy the mud – you're in the great outdoors!
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Trailhead Information

Trailhead at Boltonville, with parking, north side of Route 302 just east of junction of Route 302 and Boltonville Road. (Just over 0.5 miles west of I-91 Exit 17.)

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