WELCOME

wrt 2Welcome to the West River Trail in Southern Vermont.

The WRT is a 36-mile scenic (former railbed) all-season trail through the West River Valley. When connected, sections of the trail will link Brattleboro, Dummerston, Newfane, Townshend, Jamaica and South Londonderry. 

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Maps are available for the Lower and Upper Sections. Created by West River Trail cartographer, Jeff Nugent, the maps explore all sections of the trail. Click on the links below to view on your smartphone, or print out and take with you.

LowerSectiontrailmap (pdf)

UpperSectiontrailmap (pdf)

For info on where to park for each section of the trail, and to explore the trail before setting out, check out this great film created by IMRfilms. Click HERE to view the film.

We want to hear from you—our friends, neighbors, businesses, community hikers, bikers, commuters, walkers, picnickers, birders, etc. – please be in touch! See you on the trail!

HomePageImage“The West River Trail not only helps protect open space and get people outdoors to enjoy nature, it will strengthen our local economy through tourism and civic improvement.”  —Orly Munzing, Executive Director, Strolling of the Heifers