Ashuwillticook Rail Trail


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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail


Location:Parallel to Route 8 through the towns of Cheshire, Lanesborough, and Adams.
Facilities:Parking lots and restrooms at selected locations along trail.
Activities:Walking/hiking, bicycling, inline skating.
Special Features:Trail is a former railroad corridor converted into a 10-foot wide paved, universally accessible, passive recreation path.
Address:PO Box 1433
Pittsfield, MA 01202

Phone:413-442-8928
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/asrt.htm
Size: 11.2 miles.

See other parks in Massachusetts.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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We rode nine-and-a-half miles each way along the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail through Adams and Cheshire.
The state Universal Access Program has also identified several parks where cleanup programs will be accessible to people with disabilities, including the Nashua River Rail Trail, Moore State Park, the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and Wendell State Forest and several other parks around the state.
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, www.railtrails.org, has basic information, including maps and reviews, of other trails in Massachusetts (like the Berkshires' Ashuwillticook Rail Trail) and across the country.