Tag Archives: Easthampton

Manhan Rail Trails Signs Coming

The Manhan Rail Trail (Mass Central Trail) in Northampton an Easthampton is getting something which has been a long time coming – beautiful and informational signage.  An article in The Daily Hampshire Gazette (subscription) announced that the signs had been … Continue reading

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Manhan Rail Trail: Easthampton’s Pride And Joy

”This is the biggest crowd we’ve ever had.” Liz Sturgeon of the Friends of the Manhan Rail Trail group told me at the breakfast they held yesterday to raise funds for the care and maintennance of the trail. Heidi and … Continue reading

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Those Lovely Manhan Rail Trail Bridges

Oh those beautiful bridges! I got to ride the Manhan Rail Trail (part of the Mass Central Rail Trail) from Northampton, MA through Easthampton to the current end at the Southampton town line recently. Cycling this bike path is so … Continue reading

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Easthampton Manhan Rail Trail Extention Open

Today’s Daily Hampshire Gazette [subscription required], has a big article today on the completion of the 3/4 mile stretch of the Manhan Rail Trail which brings the trail through Easthampton, MA to the doorstep of Southampton, MA. I cycled the … Continue reading

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Manhan Rail Trail Expansion Update

This past Monday, Columbus Day, was a gift in many ways. Following several days of gloom and rain, Western Massachusetts was treated to three full days of warm sunshine. I took advantage of Monday’s loveliness to ride the Manhan Rail … Continue reading

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Manhan River Bridge Goes In

Last Friday’s Daily Hampshire Gazette, [subscription required] included a small notice that due to the installation of the rail trail bridge over the Manhan River in Easthampton there would be traffic delays. This bridge is the final piece in a … Continue reading

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September’s Three Big Pioneer Valley Bike Events

Three big bike events take place in the Pioneer Valley area in the next few weeks. Organizers of all three have created routes and support which will highlight the regions beautiful scenery and help riders experience the wonderful cycling community … Continue reading

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Manhan Rail Trail Moves Closer to Southampton

Earlier this week I rode across the Manhan Rail Trail, from Northampton to Easthampton to see for myself how things were progressing on both the installation of the bridge over the Manhan River, and the 3/4 mile new trail extension … Continue reading

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Will You Bike For Food?

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is sponsoring a fundraising event, Will Bike For Food: A Benefit Ride Towards a Hunger-Free Community, on September 17, 2011.

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Manhan Rail Trail Bridge – Beautiful & Safe Cycling

There’s no doubt that the opening of the rail trail bridge over MA Route 10 connecting Easthampton and Northampton was a big deal. In this video clip, Nick Horton and Julia Riseman give you an idea of what the bridge … Continue reading

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