January Trail Talk

January Trail Talk

Interested in leaning more about the I-91 bridge spanning the West River in Brattleboro? Come to a Trail Talk sponsored by the PCL+FIGG Team. Meet up at the West River Trail Marina Trailhead at 8 am on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Participants will walk the trail to the I-91 bridge site, the talk will begin at … Continue reading

November Trail Talk

November Trail Talk

The lower section of the West River Trail is open at the bridge construction zone in Brattleboro. When using the trail, please take care at the intersections between construction access and the trail path. As an additional safety precaution, please keep pets on a leash. Monthly trail talks sponsored by the PCL+FIGG construction team share … Continue reading

The West River Trail in November

The West River Trail in November

Beautiful in all seasons! With the leaves gone from the trees, the trail in November is light and bright, open to the sky and the sunshine, with the river running alongside more visible. Do you use the West River Trail? Know someone who does? If so, you might be interested in attending the upcoming Dummerston … Continue reading

The West River Trail is Open

The West River Trail is Open

The West River Trail is open. Near the Marina Trailhead, there are intersections between construction access and the trail path, and users should exercise extreme caution at these intersections. As an additional safety precaution, users of the West River Trail are reminded to keep pets on a leash in this area. Interested in learning more … Continue reading

West River Trail in the News

West River Trail in the News

West River Trail moves forward. Organization works on plans to improve the area, including trail design and river access By Wendy M. Levy. Reprinted courtesy of The Commons DUMMERSTON—Just like the former West River Railroad that once traveled from Brattleboro to its terminus at the South Londonderry Depot, the recreational trail that now lies on its railbed … Continue reading

August Trail Talk

August Trail Talk

There is a Trail Talk for the I-91 Brattleboro Bridge Project scheduled this morning Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8 am. Monthly Trail Talks are hosted by the PCL+FIGG Team, to discuss the progress of the bridge project. Interested participants should meet the PCL+FIGG Team at the West River Trail Marina Trailhead on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at 8 … Continue reading

Riverstone Preserve Trail

Riverstone Preserve Trail

I walked on the new Riverstone Preserve trail yesterday, along the shoreline, that the VYCC crew created.  It’s lovely!  But I missed the new steps!  Are they hidden? Here’s an invitation to come out on the West River Trail and find the mysterious new stone steps.  When you find them, let me know where they … Continue reading

Riverstone Preserve Steps

Riverstone Preserve Steps

If you’re out on the trail this gorgeous sunny summer morning for the monthly I-91 Bridge Project Trail Talk, why not continue on to see the beautiful stone steps created earlier this summer by the VYCC crew. Thanks again to the crew from the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) for their hard work building the new … Continue reading

Rice Farm Road Trailhead Update

Rice Farm Road Trailhead Update

From the Friends of the West River Trail Lower Section Steering Committee: We have been working to resolve a disagreement regarding the Rice Farm Road Trailhead area, where no trespassing signs have been posted for the last several months. We have researched the issue and recently sent additional letters in our effort towards resolution of the … Continue reading