Newfields Rail Trail

Newfields, New Hampshire 3856

Newfields Rail Trail

Newfields Rail Trail Professional Review and Guide

"A long and easy ride across southern New Hampshire on a converted railroad bed. The Newfields Rail-Trail is typical rail-trail fare: easy, level riding past towns and through forests. At 26.0 miles one-way, it is a long ride, but the good riding surface means it can be completed in only three or four hours if you spot a car at each end.

At times the scenery is less than appealing—you cross many roads and pass through developed areas—but you are rewarded with long stretches passing through oak-hickory forests and along lakes and beaver ponds. These wilder settings provide opportunities to spot wildlife such as great blue herons, white-tailed deer, and wild turkeys. You will also experience the less-wild excitement of riding under some of the busier roads and through metal culverts."

Newfields Rail Trail Reviews

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7/4/2014
Nice trail surface, easy riding with long wooded sections,ponds. You can ride over to Manchester and back. Easy access to variety of single track trail rides nearer to Manchester.
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10/4/2007
Averaged only 7 miles per hour from Newmarket to Candia in 3 hours with stops. Terrain was soft & uphill for ~ 6 miles between Raymond & Candia. Very nice bridges & water bodies. As with other rail trails you always have to pedal. Hope to make it to Lake Massabesic next time.
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8/27/2005
Very easy trail with some nice views of lakes and ponds.
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Trail Information

Newfields
Nearby City
26
Distance
550 feet
Elevation Gain
Shuttle
Trail Type
Easy
Technical Difficulty
Moderate
Physical Difficulty
3 hours
Duration
Best June through fall
Season
USGS Newmarket, Epping, Mount Pawtuckaway, Candia, Manchester North
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