Upcoming Events

Manhan Rail Trail Committee Meeting: July 23, 2018

The monthly meeting of the Manhan Rail Trail Committee will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the upstairs conference room at the Easthampton Municipal Building, 50 Payson Ave., Easthampton.

Items on the Committee agenda will include maintenance issues and ideas for improving and expanding the trail.  All meetings are open to the public and we encourage trail users to stop by and give us some feedback!

The Golden Spike 2018: July 27-28

A conference for rail-trail advocates and policy makers from both Massachusetts and Connecticut will be held in July 27-28 at the Union Station in Northampton, Mass.  The purpose of the gathering is to allow representatives from bike paths and rails trails from both states to share strategies and successes on the expansion of the trail networks.

Organizers expect representatives from communities along the Mass Central Rail Trail which runs from Boston to Northampton. Also expected are representatives from rail trail organizations from Northampton to New Haven.

The conference will include updates from trail representatives, networking opportunities, walking and biking tours of local bike paths and other events.  The gathering is organized by the Friends of Northampton Trails and Greenways.

For more information, including online registration please visit the event website: https://www.gs2018.org/

Maintenance by Peter Brooks Oct. 2010
Manhan Rail Trail Committee member Peter Brooks removes brush along the trail fence on a warm October afternoon.