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General Information-Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County

This section provides information about the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County, NH and our group of Friends devoted to making the four-season trail a reality.

Our sister group, the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Grafton County, NH, managed completion of the Grafton County stretch and is now involved in operation and maintenance of that part of the trail.

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Friends of the Northern Rail
Trail in Merrimack County
P.O. Box 154
Andover, NH  03216

Photo: Peter Southworth
"The good news is that obesity and its co-morbidities are preventable through healthy eating—nutritious foods in appropriate amounts—and physical activity…we are working together to reduce barriers to physical activity at the community level and to provide opportunities for increased physical activity. We need parks and recreational facilities within a short walk or ride from people's homes."

Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H, FACS United States Surgeon General
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.