Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer

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  • NRBT parking in Ayer at the corner of Park and Groton Streets. There is a porta potty. From this parking lot to the end of the trail north is 12.5 miles. Modest inclines. Several nice stopping points ...  more »
  • All paved and even the little bumps are marked with whit paint. Mostly shaded by trees so even on warm days it is a nice comfortable ride. It goes all the way to Nashua N.H.. GREAT RIDE>  more »
  • I have paddled all over New England and have found this river to be pure gold. It's mostly quiet. There are a few areas that have fishing boat traffic, but not much. Once into wooded areas you will se...  more »
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  • Wide range of uses. Easy parking at a variety of spots along trail - Ayer trailhead has a 60 spot lot and trailhead in NH has a large lot as well. Cool spot to sit at NH trailhead for lunch by the pond, along with where they will be expanding the trail....and there's an ice cream stop in the middle of trail. Few bumpy spots from roots/frost heave but all marked with spray paint.
  • Great riding trail. Fully paved.
  • 25mi to Ayer and back. It's flat and paved with minimal frost heaves. There a good coffee place for a midway break at the end in Ayer.
  • 12.4 miles from Ayer MA to Nashua NH. Great scenery and wildlife including fish, turtles, ducks, beavers. Mixed use for walking/running, biking, rollerblading, horseback. Plenty of parking along the trail with large lot at both ends.
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