Here are some photos taken last summer of the newly completed section of the Clipper City Rail Trail along Parker St. This project closed some of the missing link between the end of the trail on Parker Street in Newbury near the Oak Hill Cemetery and State St. It included the addition of a pedestrian-activated stop light at the crossing at State St.
Plans are underway to fully close the missing link in the next few years.
Parker Street Trail section in Newburyport that was completed last summer,
Join us to help celebrate the opening of the newly constructed portion of Newburyport’s Clipper City Rail Trail which runs along the harbor from Joppa Park to just outside the American Yacht Club. There will be a ribbon-cutting at Joppa Park, a brass band leading us down the completed trail, and a finale with with more music and complimentary snacks from Metzy’s Food Truck.
Boston’s WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle just did a program on Rail Trails in Massachusetts, one of which featured CTC’s own Jerry Klima talking about Salisbury’s Eastern March Trail in the segment “Getting Rail Trail Plans on Track.” You can view all four segments below.
Join us on Saturday, August 3 from 9 AM to Noon for a joint Coastal Trails Coalition/Friends of the Seabrook Rail Trail trail work day. This is a great chance to help with the rail trail connector which will link Seabrook & Salisbury to the almost completed extension of the Eastern Marsh Trail.