Nashua River Rail Trail (from Ayer to Nashua)

EASY 7 reviews

Nashua River Rail Trail (from Ayer to Nashua) is a 12.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Ayer, MA that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.

12.2 miles 379 feet Point to Point

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly


mountain biking

rails trails

road biking

trail running


cross country skiing

horseback riding





The Nashua River Rail Trail is a 12-mile trail connecting Ayer, MA to Nashua, NH. The Nashua River Rail Trail is a former railroad right of way that travels 11 miles through the towns of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable. The trail offers a 10-foot wide paved surface for the entire length, and a five-foot wide gravel equestrian path for seven miles of the trail from Groton Center to the New Hampshire border in Dunstable. The entire trail is open to pedestrians, bicyclists, inline skaters, wheelchairs, and cross-country skiers.

road biking
19 days ago

Beautiful trail, meadows, marshes and horse farms. Nice lush woodlands. Very pleasant.

27 days ago

1 month ago

my favorite trail for biking, people are very friendly, beautiful scenery

rails trails
3 months ago

Lots of variety to see. Water, fields, wetlands, towns, saw bunnies one time. Can be crowded on weekends, or for those bikers who really like to zoom past everyone. Places to stop for food or ice cream.

road biking
5 months ago

Best trail near me, but there are a lot of frost heaves and bumps. Ouch!

road biking
5 months ago

6 months ago