Presidential Recreational Rail Trail

Activities and Amenities

Cross-Country Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Hiking
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking
* biking & mtn biking
Mushing
Mushing
Snowmobiling
Snowmobiling
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing

This 18 mile trail begins at Cherry Pond, a birdwatchers paradise, and ends in Gorham. The trail goes through the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge and a great spot to view the Presidential Range. The trail passes by the Israel and Moose rivers and is a beautiful North Country gem.

Open for ATV/UTV/TBs use ONLY DURING THE WINTER (with continuous snow cover).

Parking Areas

Parking is available at Hazen Rd in Whitefield, Rt. 2 in Randolph at the Castle Trailhead, Rt.2 in Gorham just past Jimtown Rd.

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

Whitefield Sno-Kings
Friends of Pondicherry
Jefferson Hilanders Snowmobile Club
Presidential Range Riders
Friends of the Presidential Rail Trail