To view, print or download the West River Trail Lower Section Map, click on the map or the link: LowerSectiontrailmap (pdf). With thanks to Jeff Nugent for creating the map.
Directions to the southern section trailheads:
To the Marina Trailhead from the north: Roundabout at Exit 3: Go south 1.3 mi. on Putney Road (Rte. 5) and make a hard right onto Spring Tree Road (just before the bridge over the West River). Turn left, then right, and go 0.3 mi. to the trailhead at the end of the road.
To the Marina Trailhead from the south: Downtown Brattleboro (Main and High Streets): Go north on Main Street, which becomes Putney Road, for 1.0 mi. and bear left onto Spring Tree Road (just past the bridge over the West River). Turn left, then right, and go 0.3. mi. to the trailhead at the end of the road.
Directions to the Rice Farm Road Trailhead from Brattleboro
From Rte. 30: Turn onto the Green Iron Bridge (1.5 mi. south of the Dummerston Covered Bridge, or 4.6 mi. north of the Retreat Farm and Grafton Cheese). At the far side of the bridge, turn right onto Rice Farm Rd. The trailhead is 0.5 mi. from the bridge on the left. Parking at the trailhead is limited, if you park on the side of the road, please do not block traffic.