Pawtucket and Merrimack Canal Walk

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Pawtucket and Merrimack Canal Walk is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lowell, Massachusetts that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
0.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
32 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

views

waterfall

wild flowers

old growth

city walk

historic site

The trail along the Pawtucket and Merrimack canals offers views of the Swamp Locks and National Park Service boathouse as well as historic sites related to the Lowell mills and the railroad that once ran along the Merrimack Canal. Pedestrain bridges have been added recently to allow for views of the canals and locks and trails offer access to Point Park.