Clipper City Rail Trail, Newburyport

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The Clipper City Rail Trail is a 1.1 mile trail between the Merrimack River and the MBTA Commuter Rail Station.  The trail is open to non-motorized uses such as bicycling, jogging, and walking.

CONNECTIONS

The Clipper City Rail Trail connects to the southern end of the Old Eastern Marsh Trail via the Route 1 Gillis Bridge.

TRAILHEADS

MBTA Communter Rail Parking Lot:  North of Route 1 traffic circle in Newburyport turn left on Parker St. Paid parking in the MBTA lots.

Washington Street Trailhead:  Entrance to the Clipper City Rail Trail on Washington Street in Newburyport, MA. Follow Winter Street (which is a one way street) to Washington Street. Limited parking is available on street in and around the trailhead entrance.

High Street Trailhead:  Entrance to the Clipper City Rail Trail on High Street in Newburyport, MA. Free parking is available on street around the trailhead entrance.

Low Street Trailhead:  Entrance to the Clipper City Rail Trail on Low Street in Newburyport, MA. Free parking is available at the Graf Skating Rink on Low Street west of the trail.

Cushing Park:  Free parking for the Clipper City Rail Trail at Cushing Park on Kent Street in Newburyport, MA.