The newly opened steel truss bridge on the Jaquith Rail Trail, as viewed from Jaquith Brook. (photo © Jeremy Wilson)

A New Life for an Old Railroad

The Manchester & Keene Railroad line debuted in 1878, but fell into disrepair in the 1930s. Now, with the help of many extraordinary partners, a 1.5-mile segment of the old rail line has been reopened for recreation.

Explore the Rail Trail

The Harris Center connects people to the natural world through land protection, education of all ages, conservation research, and programs that encourage active participation in the great outdoors.