3.3 Paved Miles Completed (? on-road)
Connects to Eastern Marsh Trail
The Clipper City Rail Trail is a paved, circular, multi-use pathway in the city of Newburyport. Sites and features along the way include:
- MBTA Commuter Rail Station
- Merrimack River Harborwalk
- Downtown Newburyport
- Prime Birdwatching
- Ornamental and Edible Gardens
- Play structures
- Graf Skating Rink
- Joppa Park
The trail is maintained by the City of Newburyport and volunteers. It is plowed in winter.
The Clipper City Rail Trail can be entered from many points throughout the city. Check the CTC network map for access points.
At the intersection of the Merrimack River and US Route 1 it connects to the southern end of the Eastern Marsh Trail across the Gillis Bridge.
PARKING & PUBLIC TRANSORTATION
MBTA Commuter Rail Parking Lot: 25 Boston Way (42.797780 -70.879280)
Newburyport Parking Garage: 2 Titcomb St (42.812293, -70.873752)
Green St Parking Lot: 2 Unicorn St (42.799001, -70.869892)
Cashman Park Lot: Sally Snyder Way (42.817796, -70.879534)
Parker Street Trailhead: Parker St (42.799001, -70.869892)
MBTA Commuter Rail: The MBTA Newburyport/Rockport line provides service to Newburyport. The souther end of the Clipper City Rail Trail begins
Include overview of plans to close the Parker St Gap. MassTrails Grant application. MassDOT Route 1 project.