Village Spur Rail Trail, Belmont

Village Spur Rail Trail, Belmont

Belmont, New Hampshire 03220

Official Website
Village Spur Rail Trail (TrailLink) map

About this Location

The Village Spur Rail Trail begins in downtown Belmont and stretches from behind the Belmont Mill to the Tioga River on the west side of South Road. Out and back for the entire trail is about four miles. On your way, you'll encounter two covered bridges: the first is located at the Slippery Rock crossing on the Tioga River. The second is found west of Great Brook Village.  Approaching South Road, the trail passes through a pasture, so riders should keep to the path and have their pets leashed to avoid disturbing the cattle.

The Belmont Village Spur provided service to Belmont Village for four decades before being shuttered in 1929. The trail that sits atop this corridor is a reminder of the region's past, and there are plans to connect to another historic rail trail, the Winnipesaukee River Trail, which runs between Franklin and Tilton.

Ample parking (including accessible parking) is available at the Belmont Mill (14 Mill Street, Belmont) and Tioga Pavilion (18 Mill Street, Belmont) adjacent to the Mill. There is no parking on the west side of the trail.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Content from Official Website

Last updated November 8, 2023