NH Rail Trail Coalition is a great site with a wealth of information on rail trails in NH.

Their Mission is to promote the development, maintenance and active use of trails constructed on New Hampshire’s railroad corridors.

  • Provide one voice for common needs to state and federal agencies
  • Promote trail use and enjoyment
  • Increase public awareness
  • Provide information and resources
  • Share knowledge and experience
  • Help organizations develop and maintain trails

Their Vision is to build a world class system of rail trails for four season active use in New Hampshire.

Primary Activities:

  • Meet with representatives of Department of Transportation, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Bureau of Trails, Legislators and others as needed to promote active-use policies for trails.
  • Plan/Create/Host statewide rail trail meetings to spread knowledge of progress, techniques and issues.