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Wolfeboro Recreational Rail Trail


The Wolfeboro Rail Trail is 11 miles long and begins at Depot Street in Wolfeboro and ends at Route 16 in Wakefield.  This trail is a great four season trail is not only exceptional for walking and biking, but it is one of only three trails under DRED management that have rails intact and are used recreationally by local rail car clubs.  The trail begins in downtown Wolfeboro just across the street from Lake Winnipesaukee’s Back Bay and the trail's usable surface ends at Fernald Station, Rt. 109, Wolfeboro, NH. The Wolfeboro Rail Trail and has beautiful scenery, especially along the two causeways along Lake Wentworth and Crescent Lake. 

Permitted Uses

Hike, Bike, Horse, Snowshoe, Nordic, Snowmobile, and Mushing. ATV and Trailbike are permitted with snowcover only.

Parking Areas

Wolfeboro –Parking at the old railroad Depot on Depot Street.  Take Route 28 to Route 109 (North Main Street) and turn right on to Railroad Ave.  Just ahead on Depot Street is the old Wolfeboro Depot.
Wolfeboro – Parking at Fernald Station off Route Rt. 28/109 North (3.2 miles from Wolfeboro Center ) to the flashing yellow light intersection with Rt. 109 and take a right. Fernald Station will be 1/4 mile on your left.

Organizations that work in with the Bureau of Trails to help maintain this trail are:

Trails Rails Action Committee (TRAC)
Cotton Valley Rail Trail Club (CVRTC)
Wolfeboro Snowmobile Club
Seven Lakes Snowmobile Club