Trail Talk

Trail Talk

The next community Trail Talk will be held this Saturday, September 13, 2014. Interested participants should meet up at the West River Trail Marina trailhead at 8 AM. The talk will begin at 8:15 AM. Participants will walk the trail to the I-91 bridge site, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. The trail talks will discuss the status … Continue reading

Concerns Stall West River Trail Work in Dummerston

Concerns Stall West River Trail Work in Dummerston

This is a reprint of an article that originally appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer on 8/27/2014.  Mike Faher can be reached at mfaher@reformer.com or 802-254-2311, ext. 275. http://www.reformer.com/localnews/ci_26412197/questions-concerns-stall-trail-work-dummerston.  DUMMERSTON — West River Trail advocates are hoping to someday provide a relatively smooth ride for bicyclists along an old rail bed stretching from Brattleboro to Londonderry. … Continue reading

August 9th Bridge Trail Talk

August 9th Bridge Trail Talk

The next on-site I-91 Bridge Construction Trail Talk will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Interested participants should meet the PCL+FIGG Team at the West River Trail trailhead on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at 8 a.m. and the talk will begin at 8:15 a.m. Participants will walk the trail to the I-91 bridge site, … Continue reading

West River Trail Improvements

West River Trail Improvements

A huge thanks to local volunteers and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) for the many trail improvements accomplished in June and July. On June 15. a small, but dedicated team of volunteers worked hard to clear stumps that had come up in the new section of trail . They also improved drainage from the bridge … Continue reading

The West River Trail Detour

The West River Trail Detour

Woohoo! An alternate path for the lower section of the West River Trail has been opened at the Marina Trailhead that provides recreational use of the trail near the I-91 bridge construction access road. Follow trail signs carefully through the construction area. There are intersections between construction access and the trail path, and users should … Continue reading

Volunteer Trail Workday on Sunday June 15

Volunteer Trail Workday on Sunday June 15

In honor of National Trails Day (June 7) please consider volunteering to improve the lower section of the West River Trail! Our next Volunteer Trail Workday is Sunday, June 15 from 10 AM to 2 PM. We will gather at the Marina trail head and leave at 10 AM. Wear work shoes that can get … Continue reading

Black Mountain Hike Saturday June 14

Black Mountain Hike Saturday June 14

Join The Nature Conservancy at their Black Mountain Natural Area on Rice Farm Road in Dummerston on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 1 pm for a trip to the 275-acre parcel they plan to acquire this summer. Walk through oak, pine and hemlock forest. The mountain laurel should be at peak bloom! Trip Contact: Jon … Continue reading

West River Trail Run Saturday June 7th

West River Trail Run Saturday June 7th

  The West River Trail Run Saturday June 7, 2014. The West River Trail Run is a spectacular run along the West River from South Londonderry to Jamaica in beautiful Southern Vermont. Open to single runners & relay teams of 3. Hikers and walkers are welcome and will start about an hour before the runners. … Continue reading