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Really pretty place

Some lovely views from the trail - passes by several lakes/ponds, which were very pretty with the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great route

We hired bikes and cycled most of this route from Wolfeboro to Wakefield. There was a definite... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Annie N
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Railroad Avenue, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
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Reviewed yesterday

Some lovely views from the trail - passes by several lakes/ponds, which were very pretty with the turning of the leaves.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We hired bikes and cycled most of this route from Wolfeboro to Wakefield. There was a definite incline going East which made it harder going on the way there but much easier on the way back. Rewarded by some stunning foliage and good areas to...More

Thank Annie N
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to walk. It was great with kids. Beautiful scenery. Would enjoy maybe sometime riding bikes. Would go again.

Thank TammyR1100
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Accessed easily in downtown Wolfeboro New Hampshire. Plenty of free parking a short distance from the trailhead. One major drawback... not all of the rails have been removed, and where they remain, the trail often goes in between the rails, then out, then back in....More

Thank Deb G
Reviewed August 12, 2018

great spot for a walk or a bike ride. We rode it three times the week we were in town. Even though it was hot and humid in Wolfeboro, the trail remained cool because it is so shady. Very pretty, runs for many miles, and...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Great trail. Flat with beautiful scenery. You go through woods and by water views. Easy accss from Wolfeboro and at sveral other sites. Nice way to spend a few hours.

1  Thank Plmbjl589
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We visit the Cotton Valley Trail at least twice a month. The trail is 12 miles long going between Wakefield, NH and Wolfeboro, NH. It follows an old railroad track with multiple access points for shorter hikes. Its popular with bike riders, runners, dog walkers,...More

3  Thank Jon R
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We decided to take a walk in this trail, its peaceful, pretty and we really enjoyed it. Be prepared it can go on and on. We probably went 2 miles then turned around. There were joggers, other walkers so we felt comfortable. You park by...More

1  Thank TDZ
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We found this rail trail a few years back and it's honestly amazing! Nice and flat terrain perfect (and easy) for walking, running or bike riding. Great scenery and places to take breaks along the way! Great for families too! Several miles long, you can...More

Thank christine_be2
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Easy bike trail; flat. Beautiful views of the lakes. We both walked part of the trail (in the rain) and then rode bikes when it wasn't raining. We only biked about 4.5 miles in; the trail goes 12 miles -- I would love to go...More

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July 12, 2018|
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Response from Jon R | Reviewed this property |
3 speed is fine
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August 19, 2017|
Response from kevbobb | Reviewed this property |
Depending on you skill level you might be able to do it. You see a lot of hybrid bikes on the trail.