Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Keene area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Keene, New Hampshire

Keene, New Hampshire map area

Keene, New Hampshire

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Appel Way

Ashuelot Rail Trail

Cheshire Rail Trail

Jonathan Daniels Trail



Keene is located in Southeastern New Hampshire. The city is situated along the Ashuelot River and is home to Keene State College.

Keene has a number of recreational trails that are located throughout the city and extend out into the beautiful New Hampshire countryside.

Cheshire Rail Trail

The Cheshire Rail Trail is a 33.8-mile long pathway located in Cheshire County in Southern New Hampshire. The trail follows the route of an abandoned railroad right-of-way and goes past miles of hardwood forests and through the City of Keene and Troy.

The northerly section of the Cheshire Rail Trail ends at Island Street to the south of West Street in Keene. A short stretch of the trail travels through the middle of Keene. The southerly section starts along Marlboro Street on the south side of Keene.

Read more about the Cheshire Rail Trail

Asheulot Rail Trail

The Ashuelot Rail Trail is a 21-mile long mostly unpaved pathway that extends from the City of Keene to a point south of Hinsdale in Southern New Hampshire. The trail follows the route of an abandoned railroad right-of-way and travels alongside the Ashuelot River through the beautiful New Hampshire countryside. The route includes local parks, thick hardwood forests, wetlands, rural communities and a covered bridge in the rural community of Ashuelot.

The northern end of the Ashuelot Rail Trail is located at School Street and Emerald Street in Keene. The Ashuelot Rail Trail allows for connections to other local recreational trails and to the Cheshire Rail Trail that heads off to the north.

Read more about the Ashuelot Rail Trail

Appel Way

Appel Way is a 1.2-mile long paved pathway that spans between Wheelock Park and Ashuelot River Park, stopping at Court Street.

Jonathan Daniels Trail

The Jonathan Daniels Trail connects Appel Way to the Cheshire Rail Trail. The 0.9-mile long paved pathway travels through Ashuelot River Park to meet the Cheshire Rail Trail along Island Street.

Keene New Hampshire map area


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Keene, New Hampshire.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in New Hampshire

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of New Hampshire.