Trip report

Northern Rail Trail Ride

Other DATE: 10/03/2020 - 10/03/2020

Trip/Event Location: Lebanon, NH

Trip Leader(s): benj58

Max # People: 10

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Join Neil B. for a leisurely 30 mile (round trip) ride along the Northern Rail Trail from Lebanon to Canaan, NH and back. The trail is quite scenic, including a lovely section along Mascoma Lake. We&#

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

From the south: Take I-89 north to exit 17 for US-4 toward NH-4A/Enfield/Canaan. Follow Rt. 4 west/Bank St. for 2.3 miles. At Colburn Park, Bank St. will curve slightly right. Take an immediate right onto Campbell St. [**con't below]

From the north: Take I-89 south to exit 19 for US-4 toward NH-10/W. Lebanon/Hanover. Turn right onto US-4 east/Mechanic St., and continue for 1.4 mi. Turn slightly right onto Hanover St., which quickly becomes South Park St., and continue for 1/10 mile. (Colburn Park will be on your left.) Take your first left onto Campbell St. [**con't below]

**In a short distance Campbell St. turns right. After this curve, turn left on Spencer St. and look for the CCBA Witherell Recreation Center on your left. Park here; this is where we'll meet. I'll be driving a navy blue Toyota Prius with MA license plates.

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • Thanks Neil for running a great biking trip. We all enjoyed ourselves & one another on this very scenic adventure! The live jazz band who played for us during the pizza afterwards was quite a nice touch Neil, you really do think of everything. - jconroy
  • Thank you to the super group of guys who attended the ride. I so enjoyed your company! - benj58
  • So well organized by Neil, nice weather and GREAT time. MANY THANKS! - Moving forward fm RI
  • Thanks for organizing this ride. The trail, scenery, riders, and even the weather made for a perfect day. - jkelaghan

Members That Participated


Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Waltham, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

West Fairlee, VT

United States
Moving forward fm RI

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Smithfield, RI

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous

Hanover, NH

United States
sustaining member

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Beverly, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Boston, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Plymouth, NH

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Plymouth, NH

United States
guest member

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy

Boston, MA

United States
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