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Map of the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail, VT

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Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail

Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail, Vermont

Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail, Vermont

LENGTH:

26.4 miles

SURFACE:

crushed stone

COMMUNITIES:

St. Albans City, Sheldon Springs, Enosburg, Richford

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Vermont countryside, Missisquoi River, rural communities

RELATED LINKS:

Burlington

The Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail is a 26.4 mile long pathway with a surface of compacted crushed stone located in northern Vermont. The trail follows the route of an abandoned railroad right-of-way through the Missisquoi Valley alongside the Missisquoi River from St. Albans City to Richford. The trail roughly follows alongside Samsonville Road.

This is a very rural and beautiful part of Vermont with lovely farmland and forested areas. The route includes two historic railroad bridges across the Missisquoi River in Sheldon and in East Bershire.

Conditions

The Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail is unpaved with a surface of compacted crushed stone. The trail is open for bike riding, running and hiking. Snowmobiles are allowed in winter months. There are long stretches between road crossing, but the trail does cross Samsonville Road in several locations.

Communities

The Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail goes past the following communities: St. Albans City, Sheldon Springs, Sheldon, Enosburg, East Berkshire and Richford.

Points of Interest

The Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail  goes past the following points of interest:

Bridges over the Missisquoi River
Downtown Enosburg
Richford Elementary School
End Points

The southwest end of the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail is located at N. Main Street and Seymour Rod in St. Albans City.

The northeast end of the trail is located along Troy Street in Richford.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail in Vermont.

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