Future amenities on the rail trail planned

Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County (FNRT-MC) announce plans for new amenities on the rail trail thanks to commendable work by eager beaver Steve Rayno of Franklin.  Not only did he take charge of clearing a large area around the old railroad engine...

September 2011 Rail Trail Extension Update

Once again there has been another successful effort to extend the Rail Trail.  The end of September saw two more miles added to the trail in a southerly direction from Depot St. in Franklin to Webster Place also in Franklin.  This extension is significant for several...

FNRT Updates Maintenance Strategy

After investigating how to best prohibit encroaching vegetation on the rail trail surface, consideration of  herbicides has been suspended at this time in hopes that increased volunteer support will protect the trail and corridor.     The FNRT (Friends of the...

Golden Spike Ceremony

For more photos of the Golden Spike Ceremony, please click here A Golden Spike ceremony was held in Danbury on the Northern Rail Trail on Sunday using one of the original gold spikes from the October 2005 ribbon cutting ceremony dedicating the very first section of...