Quincy Rail-Trail

Cross-Country Skiing Snowmobiling

Quincy section of Rumney & Plymouth, NH

Miles Station Municipality
51.26 Plymouth Plymouth
56.60 Quincy Rumney
58.96 Rumney Rumney

Railroad Miles from Concord.
Bold face indicates telegraph station in 1923
Italic face indicates point beyond end of rail-trail

Mileage and Station Names from Official List of Officers, Agents and Stations of the Boston & Maine Railroad, July 1,1923
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Topo map from TopoZone Web Site USGS Topographic map of Quincy

The Quincy Rail-Trail is part of the Snowmobile trail system maintained by the Rumney Trail Busters. As such, this trail is officially closed during the warm months of the year. Note that local information about the club and its trails should be available during business hours at McLeod's small engine shop, located in a red barn on Fairgrounds road about half-way between the Cooksville Road and Loon Lake Road trailheads. Trail maps are sometimes available in local stores for $2.00 each.

Three portions of the Rail-trail are apparently usable during the warm weather months:

Running along Fairgrounds Road. Digital picture by Kenyon F. Karl on July 14, 1998.
Looking across the Baker River Bridge. Digital picture by Kenyon F. Karl on August 12, 1998.
Baker River Bridge abutment. Digital picture by Kenyon F. Karl on August 12, 1998.

Bike Route An undesignated bike route is available between Warren, Wentworth, and Plymouth over the following roads:

Interpetive Trail An interpretive nature trail runs around the edge of Quincy Bog. The bog can be reached by traveling northwest a short distance from the Quincy Road Crossing (Site of Quincy Station) then following the signs to the bog. (The site is administered by Rumney Ecological Systems, PO Box 90, Rumney NH 03266) 

Yellow Pages Local Services Directory

Each location map on this Web Site is a link to a map on the Mapblast Web Site which in turn contains a link to a Business Directory of the surrounding area.

Railroad Abandonment Summary

Item From To Year RR Miles
206 Plymouth Blackmount 1954 B&M 37

B&M - Boston & Maine Railroad

From the "Directory of Rail Abandonments 1848-1994" in the book Lost Railroads of New England, 2nd Ed. by Ronald Dale Karr, published by Branch Line Press in 1996.

1895 County Atlas - showing railroads [very slow loading]:


Sign images are from the Manual of Traffic Signs by Richard C. Moeur.

Updated on February 28, 2001 by Kenyon F. Karl <Webmaster@new-england-rail-trails.org>.
  Unintentional errors are likely!

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