Information on:

Goffstown Rail Trail

Goffstown Rail Trail
Goffstown Rail Trail


The 2010 Transportation Enhancement (TE) project is now complete! See our TE project page for more information.

Maps of the trail: Large Overview, Large Detailed, Printable

Suggested trail access parking: locations

Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ

Submit a Trail Report or photo here.

The Friends of the Goffstown Rail Trail is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, so contributions are tax deductible. See the FGRT membership page here.

The Board of Selectmen enacted a Rail Trail Ordinance in 2005, which you can read here.

Read highlights of the federal transportation enhancement act, SAFETEA-LU.

The Regional Trails Coordinating Council (RTCC) has released its Regional Trails Plan 2012 (download here). The RTCC is made up of trail groups, agencies, non-profits, and individuals who share a common goal of developing a regional trails network.


View a video that provides a brief history of the railroad line that created the corridor for the Goffstown Rail Trail, and notes a number of features along the trail, including parking opportunities for trail users.

View a presentation of the engineering study for future improvements funded by a 2010 TE grant, which will construct trail crossings of Mast Road and Henry Bridge Road. Also see the presentation slides.

Read past FGRT newsletters: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009.

Read Union Leader and Manchester Express articles about recent Manchester trail developments.

Read a Hippo Press article on New Hampshire Rail Trail development.

Watch a WMUR Chronicle video segment on New Hampshire Rail Trails.

Learn about a new book on New Hampshire Rail Trails.

Read Goffstown News articles about the trail: July 7, June 9, April 28, March 3.

Listen to WFCR stories about rail trails, the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, the Manhan Rail Trail, and the Grand Trunk Rail Trail.

Listen to a story from NPR & WBUR about rail trails.

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