Follows the remains of the 1829 canal from New Haven to Northampton and later a railroad that today has become one of the states treasured
rail-trails. Explore the natural highlights of the area while learning about the funding and engineering strategies of the trail’s development.
Tour starts at 2:30 PM - Saturday only
Guide: Steve Donnelly
Mode: biking - 10 miles (2 hours)
Steve Donnelly serves on the Board of the Friends of the Manhan Rail Trail and was instrumental in conceiving the trail that opened in 2004. A history buff, Steve is a regular contributor to the Historical Journal of Massachusetts.