Due to its proximity to Manchester and the Manchester airport, this trail is one of most accessible of the wonderful New Hampshire... more » Rail Trails. If you are flying to New Hampshire, you may very well fly into Manchester.
This trail is popular year-round with biking, hiking, and running in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter. And speaking of winter on the trail, the Rockingham Rec. is one of the most dog-friendly trail there is... year round. You see, in the winter, in addition to hosting nordic skiers and snowmobilers, it also is home to mushers, also known as dog sledders.
And the trail is cool in more ways than one. Even in the summer, a combination of shade-filled forests and sea breezes help to make it one of the cooler trails around. And in the fall, the colorful foliage can't be beat.
With something to see and do the entire length of the trail, you and your family will probably visit this trail again and again.
Combined with some of the other fantastic rail-trails in New Hampshire, this may become your favorite trail destination. less «