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Beautiful ride through the woods!

We stayed at an airbnb near the trail and biked in to town 2 mornings for breakfast. One on the... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
tripsgaloreandmore
,
Providence, Rhode Island
Great Riding

This was our first time riding a bike on this trail. We parked at Colony Mills and were lucky... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Bden99
,
Manchester, New Hampshire
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“golf course” (3 reviews)
“deep woods” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Route 101, Keene, NH
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We stayed at an airbnb near the trail and biked in to town 2 mornings for breakfast. One on the mornings we headed back to our airbnb, north of town and then continued through the woods which was beautiful! Not sure of the actual location...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This was our first time riding a bike on this trail. We parked at Colony Mills and were lucky enough to speak with a couple gentlemen who were familiar with the trail. We headed on the trail towards Westmoreland on a wide very smooth trail....More

Thank Bden99
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Just South of Downtown Keene, off Route 101 (Marlboro Street) where we parked, my wife and I walked up the embankment with our two eager Golden Retriever dogs on leash. Walking south, we immediately encountered the high point of the walk, the Old Stone Arch...More

Thank TrainManDan10
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Rail trail is beautiful in keene, has historical markers and is paved for access for bikes, walkers, pets, etc. Can be a little sketchy if you are alone since some of keene degenerates tend to congregate on the path drinking cheap beer and being thugs....More

Thank Kali C
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I love walking on the rail trail. It is great in all seasons, except for the snowmobiles in the winter. I feel safe walking alone and people are always very friendly. The city does a great job maintaining it.

Thank Melissa J
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A mostly flat trail running though this town on the old rail beds. Be very careful of holes on the gravel sections. I like the section near the college sports fields. Lots of wildlife and birds to watch by the water. Be mindful of the...More

Thank toscwolfstar
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Having recently moved from Manassas, VA, to Surry, New Hampshire, just north of Keene, my wife and I were looking for a special place to walk our two golden retrievers and ourselves in a peaceful, natural setting. The Cheshire Rail Trail, which starts south of...More

Thank TrainManDan10
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Love walking on this trail and love how clean and easy it is to walk on it even with other walkers or bikers

1  Thank christineholohan136
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Well maintained with a varied view. Nice wide paths. Water, woods and birds. Flat and easy on old soles.

Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The rail trail is a beautiful, safe place to run or bike, alone or wth kids, surrounded by trees not cars.

Thank Lisa L
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TeKema B
9 November 2016|
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Response from Restless59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's a public area no restrictions
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TrainManDan10
18 October 2016|
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Response from Gina4654 | Reviewed this property |
Yes from downtown Keene, NH you can access trails
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