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Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer

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The Nashua River Rail Trail is a 12.5-mile (20.1 km) paved mixed-use rail trail in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire under control of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). It roughly follows the course of the Nashua River, passing through the towns of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, and Dunstable, Massachusetts and ends about a mile across the New Hampshire state border in Nashua, New Hampshire. The trail is used by walkers, cyclists, inline skaters, equestrians, and cross-country skiers.
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  • Such a beautiful place to walk! A wide trail, giving walkers and bikers a chance to safely co-exist. I will certainly be back to explore more of it in the different seasons. 
    Such a beautiful place to walk! A wide trail, giving walkers and bikers a chance to safely co-exist. I will certainly be back to explore more of it in the different seasons.  more »
  • We camped in nearby Littleton and hopped on the trailhead at Groton and it was a beautiful walkway for us to take the dogs on a nice walk on a gorgeous fall day. There were lots of people out that.....  more
    We camped in nearby Littleton and hopped on the trailhead at Groton and it was a beautiful walkway for us to take the dogs on a nice walk on a gorgeous fall day. There were lots of people out that.....  more »

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