Norwottuck Rail Trail
The Norwottuck Rail Trail is located in Northampton, Massachusetts, convenient to I-91 and Route 9.
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood and you want to get out and explore – well, work your way over to the Norwottuck Rail Trail. This 8-½ mile path links Northampton, Hadley and Amherst along side the Boston & Main Railroad. The smooth pathway is perfect for pedestrians, bicycles, wheelchairs, skaters and joggers. In the winter months, the snow-covered path is a favorite among cross-country skiers!
Free parking is available at both ends of the park: Elwell State Park on Damon Road in Northampton and Station Road in South Amherst, while public restrooms are only available at the Elwell Recreation Area.
For information about the trail, visit the Norwottuck Rail Trail website.
The Pioneer Valley Hotel Group properties are conveniently located near all area activities. Each hotel is staffed with friendly and experienced personnel and it is their goal to help make your visit a memorable one. Stays at the Comfort Inn Hadley – Amherst are eligible for participation in Choice Privileges® and at the Hampton Inn Hadley Amherst, participation in Hilton HHonors®.