Trip report

(NH) Northern Rail Trail Bike Ride - Boscawen to Franklin

Other DATE: 05/16/2021 - 05/16/2021

Trip/Event Location: Boscawen, NH
US

Trip Leader(s): vtfred , benj58

Max # People: 10

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

This moderate rail trail ride is part of a longtime goal of riding the complete (NH) Northern Rail Trail with some fellow bikers. I am listing the ride with GO to encourage others to join me, co-

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Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

Meet at Boscawen Trail Head -Exit 17 off I-93, follow Rt 4 east. See parking icon marked GERRISH on map below:

https://fnrt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Copy-of-Northern-Boscawen-Oct-26-2020.pdf 

More detail on parking from NRT board member:

'Gerrish Station is your gathering area for a large group ride. There is plenty of parking there. Routes 3 and 4 split in Boscawen at the north end of town, stay to the right on Rt-3. Gerrish is just north of the county jail and nursing home complex, on the right hand side of RT-3. Look for the old freight depot building.'

Fred - 802 356 4546

Neil - 617 686 4555


Trip Report/Photos

We gathered at Gerrish Station Depot, riding our fast vehicles north west, leaving Boscawen quickly, cruising through Franklin -- which featured FIVE train stops in its day, including the farm of Danel Webster, NH's prominent citizen of his day, stopping at East Andover.

On our return, we lunched on Webster Lake, later snacking in beautiful downtown Boscawen.

Encounted some light rain on our return, one rider demonstrated his rain gear.

Organizers are posting June ride soon, from East Andover to Danbury. Tune up your bikes, take some training rides, as this segment will be about 26 miles, round trip.

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Members That Participated

vtfred

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Barre, VT


United States
benj58

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Waltham, MA


United States
kalevine

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Buzzards Bay, MA


United States
guest member
Jbholder

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Tunbridge, VT


United States
H2Odialog

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Milton, MA


United States
sustaining member
Bruhike

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Rumford, RI


United States
LewLasher

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Cambridge, MA


United States
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